Wisconsin’s Senator Tammy Baldwin has introduced the Crude-by-Rail Safety Act of 2015.  Tammy Baldwin and also Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Patty Murray (D-WA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) are the authors.  GOOD, ’bout time we get some federal legislation moving on this!  How many more trains need to explode before we get some action?

BIG thanks to CARS (Citizens Acting for Rail Safety) for all their work on this, and for letting us all know that this bill is in the works.

Contact your Senators, ask them to support this bill, and ask them to sign on as co-authors.  Let’s get this moving down the track!

Here’s the bill:

Crude-by-Rail Safety Act of 2015

And here are the basic points covered by the bill:


And Sen. Baldwin’s press release on this bill HERE.

This is such an important start to protect the safety of everyone along the many Bakken BOOM! routes throughout the U.S.

Call or email your Senators today in support of this bill!

Who’s my Senator?  CONTACT INFO HERE!

Here’s a report from “The Bakken” on this legislation:

Debate on shipping crude by rail heats up in Washington

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