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Petition Seeking Rulemaking To Address The Transportation of Diluted Bitumen Through Interstate Pipelines

More stringent regulations for transporting diluted bitumen, also known as “tar sands crude oil,” than those already existing for transportation of conventional crude oil; detailed industry reporting and the specific composition of diluted bitumen; spill response plans and training; independent review and public comment of facility spill response plans; increased inspections, and rigorous pre-operation review of written integrity management programs.

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