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4:27 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

Draft Report On Oil Transportation Delivered To Lawmakers

An oil train passes through Spokane County.
Credit Paige Browning / Spokane Public Radio

The Washington department of Ecology has completed a draft report to the legislature outlining safety recommendations to deal with increased oil train traffic in the state.

The Ecology department worked with the Utilities and Transportation Commission and the state’s Emergency Management Division to prepare the draft report on improving public safety. Lisa Copeland is a spokeswoman for Ecology.

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