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Industry Seeks an Interim Federal Standard for TIH Rail Cars

9:17 AM MDT | August 25, 2008 | Esther D’Amico

ACC, the Association of American Railroads (AAR; Washington), and other groups joined together recently to file a petition asking the Department of Transportation (DOT) to authorize federal interim standards for rail tank cars carrying toxic by inhalation (TIH) materials. Without such federal regulation, there is a risk of further tank car shortages as shippers and car builders are confused over whether to invest in new equipment now or wait for a final standard, shippers say. AAR issued its own tank car standards earlier this year, which has added to the...

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