New voluntary efforts by rail companies to boost the safety of hauling oil across the nation’s train tracks are a good step forward, but more needs to be done, North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Monday. Stronger, more robust oil tankers are also essential to complement slower speeds around cities and better track maintenance, said the Republican governor.
The British government, already a strong advocate of clean energy, showed that it is planning to put its money where its carbon is, signing an agreement on Monday to move ahead on the world’s first industrial-sized carbon capture project.
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