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AFPM Asks NTSB to Put More Focus on Derailments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) recent recommendations for the retrofitting and replacement of tank cars, the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) today sent a letter reminding the Agency of its commitment to a holistic approach to crude-by-rail safety and asking that it use its position to hold the Department of Transportation (DOT) accountable for the prevention of derailments.