ABSTRACT

Rail Transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas: Safety and Regulation [Updated July 28, 2020]   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the Introduction: "This report discusses the physical hazards of LNG [Liquefied Natural Gas] as well as safety and security issues associated with LNG transportation by rail. The report examines relevant federal regulation and summarizes recent industry initiatives to transport LNG by rail for domestic and export markets. It reviews Presidential and federal agency efforts to facilitate the movement of LNG by rail and selected policy issues. The report concludes with a summary of legislative actions in the 116th Congress."

Report Number:
CRS Report for Congress, R46414
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Date:
2020-07-28
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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pdf
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application/pdf
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