The Case for More Regulation

Number 14184
Subject Transportation
Source Washington Monthly
State DC
Year 1997
Publication Date October, 1997
Summary 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.
Category General
Pages 6
Keywords Environment;Government Regulation
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