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STB Denies UP’s Petition to Limit Certain Chlorine Shipments

11:20 AM MDT | June 15, 2009 | Esther D'Amico

Union Pacific (UP) must quote common carrier rates and provide service to US Magnesium (USM; Salt Lake City) for chlorine transport from Rowley, UT to 35 destinations, the Surface Transportation Board (STB; Washington) ruled last week. The much-anticipated ruling follows UP’s request last February to have STB determine the extent of UP’s obligation with what the railroad calls “new, lengthy movements” of a toxic by inhalation (TIH) chemical through multiple high-threat urban areas (HTUAs). USM had urged STB to force UP to quote rates and...

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