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June 13, 2014

Inslee wants agencies to study risks of oil trains

  • The governor wants to speed up the timeline for a study already being done by Ecology and other agencies.
  • SEATTLE (AP) — Citing new safety and environmental risks as more crude oil moves by train through Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday directed state agencies to evaluate the safety of oil transport in the state.

    The governor's directive would effectively speed up the timeline for a study already being conducted by the Department of Ecology and other agencies, Inslee spokeswoman Jaime Smith said.


     
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