National Transportation Safety Board

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Name: National Transportation Safety Board
First reported 54 mins ago - Updated 53 mins ago - 2 reports

FDX Master Executive Council Thanks NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman

, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) ChairmanDeborah A.P. Hersman will step down from her position to join theNational Safety Council as its president and CEO. The FedEx ALPA MasterExecutive Council regrets her departure, as she has been a champion ... [Published 4 Traders - 53 mins ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 4 reports

Train safetystill off track

Given the series of disasters and near-disasters arising from the growing use of trains to ship shale oil long distances to East Coast refineries, improving their safety should be a common cause for the oil and rail industries and the government.After ... [Published Scranton Times-Tribune - 13 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Rail safety effort marred by squabbling

FILE - This Dec. 11, 2013 file photo shows National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chair Deborah Hersman speaking in Washington. An effort by government and industry to make the tank cars used to ... ... [Published Big News Network - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 6 reports

Canada orders safer crude oil-tank cars within 3 years

The Canadian government ordered that nation’s rail shippers Wednesday to use sturdier tank cars for crude oil and ethanol trains within three years, putting pressure on U.S. regulators to address the same problem.Canadian Transport Minister Lisa Raitt ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 3 reports

Pilot At Fault In Fatal Plane Crash

Federal investigators blame the pilot for the crash of a small plane nearly a year ago in northeast Nebraska. The National Transportation Safety Board says the pilot, 26-year-old Dale Butler, decided to fly at a low altitude and didn't see power lines ... [Published KFOR 1240AM - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 3 reports

Officials Warn of Explosive Crude Rumbling Across Nation's Rails

At NTSB forum, industry experts say- Andrea Germanos, staff writerA train carrying crude chugs through a Chicagoland suburb. (Photo: Joshua B./cc/flickr)Amidst a booming crude-by-rail business, experts warned Tuesday that none of the thousands of train ... [Published Common Dreams - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 3 reports

Outgoing NTSB chief: Oil train safety compromised ‘far too often’

Outgoing National Transportation Safety Board Chairwoman Deborah Hersman warned in one of her final public appearances that the safety of freight rail trains carrying crude oil has been compromised “far too often” as the method of shipping has... ... [Published E2-Wire - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 5 reports

Findings Released On Kanawha Plane Crash

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Elizabeth Noreika) -- The National Transportation Safety Board is releasing its early findings about a plane crash in Kanawha County that killed two people earlier this month.The ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 4 reports

NTSB head: Oil tanker rail 'safety has been compromised'

_ The recent spate of accidents in the U.S. and Canada involving trains carrying crude oil demonstrates that “far too often, safety has been compromised,” the head of the top U.S. transportation safety agency said today.The amount of crude oil transported ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

NTSB sees rise in rail shipments of hazardous liquids

WASHINGTON DC (WREX) - The head of the National Transportation Safety Board has expressed alarm over a 440 percent increase in rail shipments of hazardous liquids.While crude oil, ethanol, and similar liquids used to take up a single tank car on a freight ... [Published 13 WREX-TV - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Investigation into KOMO helicopter crash goes international

SEATTLE -- Keith McGuire says patience will help. When a helicopter comes crashing to the ground, though, everyone wants answers. McGuire is a former National Transportation Safety Board regional ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 3 reports

Departing NTSB chair’s advice Put child-safety seats on planes

WASHINGTON -- Deborah Hersman, departing chair of the National Transportation Safety Board, said on Monday that "one of her great disappointments" was that child-safety seats aren't ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]

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Canada Bans Explosion-Prone Oil Tanker Cars, We... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - 5 hours ago]
New Safer Oil Cars Not Safe Enough: Rail Industry [Published NBCNews.com - 6 hours ago]
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Poor approach for Piper [Published General Aviation News - 9 hours ago]
Energy News Roundup: Banks, Commodities, Putin’... [Published Breaking Energy online - 10 hours ago]
Families to demand info from Boeing on MH370 [Published News Channel 2000 - 10 hours ago]
Live: Material found on Aus shore being examine... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 12 hours ago]
Train safetystill off track [Published Scranton Times-Tribune - 13 hours ago]
Black Box Could Help Re-enact Mh370's Final Mom... [Published Bernama - 13 hours ago]
Rail safety effort marred by squabbling [Published Big News Network - 13 hours ago]
Filing suits may not be easy [Published Malaysian Bar Council - 17 hours ago]
Metro-North takes aim at sleep disorders among ... [Published News-Times - 18 hours ago]
Angry MH370 relatives demand data for independe... [Published Malaysian Insider - 18 hours ago]
Rail safety effort marred by squabbling [Published Pueblo Chieftain Online - 18 hours ago]
Strengthen enforcement [Published My Sinchew - 19 hours ago]
Cause of Last Year's Norfolk Plane Crash Revealed [Published KMEG 14 - 20 hours ago]
Lawsuit in fiery bus crash near Orland is proba... [Published Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - 20 hours ago]
Canada phasing out rail tankers involved in dea... [Published ONE News - 20 hours ago]
Canada orders safer crude oil-tank cars within ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - 21 hours ago]
U.S. Not Ready for Oil Spill in Arctic Waters [Published Environment News Service - 21 hours ago]
NTSB chief: Industry should take Buffett's cue ... [Published Reuters UK - 21 hours ago]
Mother of Student Killed in California Crash Su... [Published Insurance Journal - 21 hours ago]
NTSB Holds Rail Transportation Safety Forum [Published Domestic Fuel - 22 hours ago]
Explosive train derailments prompt U.S. to advo... [Published PBS - 22 hours ago]
Panel reviews safety issues posed by derailment... [Published Star-Gazette - 22 hours ago]
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FDX Master Executive Council Thanks NTSB Chairm... [Published Business Wire Public Policy/Government News - 54 mins ago]
MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On April 25, 2014, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman will step down from her position to join the National Safety Council as its president and CEO. The FedEx ALPA Master Executive ...
Canada Bans Explosion-Prone Oil Tanker Cars, We... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - 5 hours ago]
NTSBA punctured DOT-111 tanker car. Slog tipper boygobong sends this news from the Montreal Gazette: OTTAWA—Transport Canada has announced new regulations tightening safety on Canada’s railways, beginning with ordering the 5,000 most dangerous ...
Live: Material found on Aus shore being examine... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 12 hours ago]
4.00 pm: Material on Australian shore examined in jet hunt Unidentified material that has washed ashore in southwestern Australia is being examined for any link to the lost Malaysian plane, authorities said on Wednesday, reports Associated Press. ...
Filing suits may not be easy [Published Malaysian Bar Council - 17 hours ago]
©The New Straits Times (Used by permission)KUALA LUMPUR: The 45-day grace period is over.Lawyers in the United States are now free to take on cases against Boeing, the manufacturer of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, if they want to.Under the National ...
Canada to phase out in 3 years old rail tankers... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Apr 23 2014]
TORONTO  — Canada will require a three-year phase out or retrofit of the type of rail tankers involved in last summer’s massive explosion of an oil train that destroyed much of a Quebec town and incinerated 47 people, a government official told The Associated ...
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NTSB chief: Industry should take Buffett cue on... [Published Reuters Video: Business - 22 hours ago]
The N.T.S.B. Heads to California [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Apr 11 2014]
WSJ What's News -- Routing Oil Trains [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Jan 24 2014]
Investigators probe deadly Asiana crash landing [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Dec 11 2013]
GRAPHIC IMAGES: Asiana passenger jet crash seen... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Dec 11 2013]
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NSC applauds the National Transportation Safety... [Published Auto & Transportation - Jan 16 2014]
ATA Applauds NTSB's Efforts on Highway Safety [Published PR Newswire - Jan 16 2014]
NTSB Report Underscores Need for Electronic Log... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 07 2013]
BACtrack Mobile Breathalyzer Releases Fully Opt... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 05 2013]
Chicago Lawyer Thomas Demetrio Interviewed by K... [Published PR Newswire - Jul 25 2013]
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