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Crude Oil and Biofuels Rail Transportation Study

 
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Crude oil and biofuels study fact sheet

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Executive summary

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Full report and appendices (23.3 MB)

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Appendices only

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Section 1 - Introduction PDF
 
Section 2 - Stakeholder and outreach methodology PDF
 
Section 3 - Rail haulage of crude and ethanol - practices PDF
 
Section 4 - Regulations for transportation of crude oil and ethanol by rail PDF
  Section 5 - Federal regulation impacts PDF
  Section 6 - Past state studies of crude oil and ethanol transportation risks, prevention, and response PDF
 
Section 7 - Crude oil and ehtanol transportation trends PDF
 
Section 8 - Interviews PDF
 
Section 9 - Current rail practices in Iowa for crude by rail and ethanol transportation by rail PDF
  Section 10 - Railroad hazardous materials safety and response programs PDF
 
Section 11 - Local emergency management and first response roles and responsibilities PDF
 
Section 12 - Private sector, federal, and state roles and responsibilities PDF
 
Section 13 - Crude oil and ethanol transportation: risk and vulnerability assessment methodology PDF
13.1 Results  
 
Section 14 - Recommendations, measurements, policy, and action plan PDF
 
Section 15 - Action plan and improvement implementation strategy PDF
 
Appendix A - Rules and regulations for the rail haulage of crude oil and ethanol PDF
 
Appendix B - Past state studies of crude oil and ethanol transportation risks, prevention, and response PDF
 
Appendix C - Detailed characteristics of rail routes currently carrying bulk crude in Iowa PDF
3.1 BNSF  
3.2 CP  
 
Appendix D - Detailed characteristics of rail routes currently carrying ethanol in Iowa PDF
4.1 BNSF  
4.2 CN  
4.3 CP  
4.4 UP  
4.5 IAIS  
4.6 IANR  
4.7 Other short lines  
 
Appendix E - Risk and vulnerability assessment: data and results PDF
 
Appendix F - County exposure rankings: Top ten counties in Iowa PDF
 
Appendix G - County profiles PDF
7.1 Adair County  
7.2 Adams County  
7.3 Allamakee County  
7.4 Appanoose County  
7.5 Benton County  
7.6 Black Hawk County  
7.7 Boone County  
7.8 Bremer County  
7.9 Buchanan County  
7.10 Buena Vista County  
7.11 Butler County  
7.12 Calhoun County  
7.13 Carroll County  
7.14 Cass County  
7.15 Cedar County  
7.16 Cerro Gordo County  
7.17 Cherokee County  
7.18 Chickasaw County  
7.19 Clarke County  
7.20 Clay County  
7.21 Clayton County  
7.22 Clinton County  
7.23 Crawford County  
7.24 Dallas County  
7.25 Delaware County  
7.26 Des Moines County  
7.27 Dickinson County  
7.28 Dubuque County  
7.29 Emmet County  
7.30 Fayette County  
7.31 Floyd County  
7.32 Franklin County  
7.33 Fremont County  
7.34 Greene County  
7.35 Grundy County  
7.36 Guthrie County  
7.37 Hamilton County  
7.38 Hancock County  
7.39 Hardin County  
7.40 Harrison County  
7.41 Henry County  
7.42 Humboldt County  
7.43 Ida County  
7.44 Iowa County  
7.45 Jackson County  
7.46 Jasper County  
7.47 Jefferson County  
7.48 Johnson County  
7.49 Keokuk County  
7.50 Kossuth County  
7.51 Lee County  
7.52 Linn County  
7.53 Louisa County  
7.54 Lucas County  
7.55 Lyon County  
7.56 Madison County  
7.57 Mahaska County  
7.58 Marion County  
7.59 Marshall County  
7.60 Mills County  
7.61 Mitchell County  
7.62 Monona County  
7.63 Monroe County  
7.64 Montgomery County  
7.65 Muscatine County  
7.66 O'Brien County  
7.67 Osceola County  
7.68 Page County  
7.69 Palo Alto County  
7.70 Plymouth County  
7.71 Pochahontas County  
7.72 Polk County  
7.73 Pottawattamie County  
7.74 Poweshiek County  
7.75 Sac County  
7.76 Scott County  
7.77 Shelby County  
7.78 Sioux County  
7.79 Story County  
7.80 Tama County  
7.81 Union County  
7.82 Wapello County  
7.83 Warren County  
7.84 Washington County  
7.85 Wayne County  
7.86 Webster County  
7.87 Winnebago County  
7.88 Winneshiek County  
7.89 Woodbury County  
7.90 Worth County  
7.91 Wright County  
  Appendix H - Local survey responses (online survey) PDF
  Appendix I - Maps PDF