Bipartisan bill requires advanced notice for crude-by-rail shipments and a new tax
Washington state lawmakers passed legislation last week that adds new requirements to oil being transported into the state by rail. The bill, Senate Bill 5057, was initially authored to cover a wider range of crude oil being transported in the state, but was altered to be more exclusive on crude-by-rail. Although Washington has zero crude oil production, it has the fifth most refinery capacity of any state in the U.S. and is recognized by the Energy Information ...


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