Tankers still hauling hazardous materials despite known flaws
Posted: September 23, 2012 at 2:48 a.m.
For two decades, one of the most commonly used types of rail tanker has been allowed to haul hazardous liquids from coast to coast even though transportation officials knew of a design flaw that can cause the car to tear open in an accident, potentially spilling cargo that could catch fire, explode or contaminate the environment.
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Business, Pages 69 on 09/23/2012