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Resource ID: #14184
Subject: Transportation
Source: Washington Monthly
Date: October, 1997


Serious accidents involving the transport of hazardous materials on trucks and trains have become an almost daily occurrence. Hazardous material transporters are dangerously overworked and often not trained properly. The Federal Railroad Administration does not have enough inspectors and regulations are not obeyed. With the increasing volume of hazardous material, environmental catastrophe is a real possibility.

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