In recent years, the proposed development of the Keystone XL Pipeline has become a battlefield for our nation’s partisan politics, as Pipe Dream observes. While environmentalists see the plan as a symbol of how capitalism continues to deeply damage our natural ecosystem, those that champion the proposal believe that it could lead to impressive economic growth.
Because of the inherently tentative nature of bureaucracy, it might be time to start reimagining ways to reduce carbon emissions.
The Department of Transportation recently launched new safety initiatives to more closely regulate the operation and maintenance of railway systems in the U.S., especially concerning potentially dangerous cargos.
A Canadian National Rail train carrying crude oil derailed in February. While no one was seriously injured, a number of cars were set ablaze, begging the question: how can this type of accident be prevented?
In the wake of some unfortunate incidents, legislators and companies alike are looking for ways to ensure maximum effectiveness and safety for the fuel transportation industry.