Virtual Pipeline Of Fracked Crude Setting Off Alarms In NY

Law360, New York (March 4, 2014, 6:45 PM EST) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced calls Tuesday to be more aggressive in taking steps to ward off explosion and spill dangers posed by a rapidly growing volume of fracked crude oil moving through the state on trains, but he may be largely at the mercy of federal regulators who rule the rails.

Environmentalists weighed in as Cuomo — who has already ordered a state "inspection blitz" to make sure the rail system is operating properly and a top-to-bottom state agency review of safety and emergency...
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