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Gov. Cuomo pushing for further federal regulations on oil trains

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ALBANY, N.Y. -
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing for further federal regulations on oil trains.

New York has become a central route for transporting crude oil to coastal refineries And recent disasters like the one in Quebec last year has state officials looking to the feds for further regulation.

A new report commissioned by Cuomo calls for a slate of actions to help prevent disasters. Sen. Charles Schumer is also calling for railroads to share more information with hazardous materials crews and first responders.
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