"The NTSB is concerned that major loss of life, property damage and environmental consequences can occur when large volumes of crude oil or other flammable liquids are transported on a single train involved in an accident."
Want daily updates on important issues? Subscribe to
The New Jersey Pinelands Commission voted Friday to reject a pipeline that would have crossed 10 miles of protected national reserve to supply a coastal power plant with natural gas -- and Christie appointee David Samson's law firm represents the power plant.
Flooding and riverbed erosion has caused 2.4 million gallons of crude oil and other hazardous liquids to spill from pipelines into U.S. waterways over the last 20 years, but the U.S. won't increase protections.