The State & Environmental Impact Center

Six AGs Filed Comments Urging PHMSA to Close Loophole that Exposes Vulnerable Communities to “Bomb Trains”

May 25, 2017
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman led a coalition of six attorneys general in filing comments urging the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to “immediately close a loophole to prevent highly flammable, highly explosive crude oil from being shipped by freight rail via so-called 'bomb trains' through communities” in their states.