Final ethanol railcar standards released

Final ethanol railcar standards released

THE U.S. Department of Transportation released a final rule May 1 that requires a phase-out or retrofit of all DOT-111 railcars transporting crude oil and ethanol over the next eight years.

Specifically, the rule requires all unjacketed CPC-1232 railcars used to ship ethanol to be phased out or retrofitted by July 2023.

Additionally, a new tank car standard has be

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