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147th General Assembly
House Concurrent Resolution # 27

Primary Sponsor: Longhurst Additional Sponsor(s):    Sen. Poore & Sen. McBride
CoSponsors: Reps. Barbieri, Baumbach, Jaques, J. Johnson, Kowalko, Mulrooney, Osienski, M. Smith, Walker; Sen. Townsend
Introduced on : 06/06/2013
Long Title:EXPRESSING CONCERNS AND MAKING RECOMMENDATIONS AND REQUESTS TO PBF ENERGY AND NORFOLK SOUTHERN CORPORATION REGARDING INCREASED “CRUDE BY RAIL” SHIPMENTS TO THE DELAWARE CITY REFINERY.
Synopsis of Orginal Bill:
(without Amendments)
This concurrent resolution expresses concerns over the health, safety, noise, traffic and pollution caused by Norfolk Southern’s “crude by rail” shipments to the PBF Refinery in Delaware City. The resolution requests that PBF and Norfolk Southern (1) provide monthly reports detailing the crossing times of all PBF inbound and outbound trains at several Delaware crossings; (2) increase their communication in an effort to become more efficient in the “crude by rail” shipments so as to avoid delays; (3) work with the state and federal governments to develop more quiet zones; (4) identify and propose additional infrastructure improvements to the rail lines to help improve efficiency and safety; and (5) work in conjunction with DelDot and provide the required funding to maintain safe rail lines and crossings in conformance with federal and DelDot guidelines and standards.

Current Status: Senate Passed   On   06/13/2013 05:51:15 PM
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Fiscal Notes/Fee Impact:Not Required
Voting Reports:House Voice vote: Passed 6/6/2013 4:46:35 PM------->Voting Record
Senate vote: () Passed 6/13/2013 5:51:15 PM------->Voting Record
Actions History:
Jun 13, 2013 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 13 YES 5 NO 0 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Jun 13, 2013 - Introduced in Senate
Jun 06, 2013 - Passed in House by Voice Vote
Jun 06, 2013 - Introduced in House
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