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Oversight hearing on the state of the railroad industry

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine.

Oversight hearing on the state of the railroad industry

hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, first session, May 9, 2001.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- United States.,
    • Railroads -- United States -- Finance.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 107-1052
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .C699 2001d
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 129 p. :
      Number of Pages129
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3357087M
      LC Control Number2004398776
      OCLC/WorldCa55694618

      During the public hearing, participants discussed transit agency self-regulation, the extent of Federal and State safety oversight, accident data, pupil transportation, and driver selection and qualification. The findings from the public hearing and from the four accident investigations formed the basis for this special investigation report. The Railroad Commission, through its Oil and Gas Division, regulates the exploration, production, and transportation of oil and natural gas in Texas. Its statutory role is to (1) prevent waste of the state's natural resources, (2) to protect the correlative rights of different interest owners, (3) to prevent pollution, and (4) to provide safety.

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