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Proposed rules issued by the Dept. of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. Published in the August 1, 2014 Federal Register and titled "Hazardous Materials: Enhanced Tank Car Standards and Operational Controls for High-Hazard Flammable Trains". The new rules require stronger/tighter rail cars to transport Bakken crude and other light crude that contains natural gas liquids (NGLs) mixed with the heavier oil. The NGLs make the crude much more flammable and dangerous when accidents occur.