AECC Requests Review of Coal Tariff Decision

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) has asked the federal Surface Transportation Board to reconsider its December ruling related to the shipping of coal.  AECC argued that the decision, which upheld a rail tariff that requires shippers to cover the cost of cleaning coal dust emissions from railcars, lacked sufficient justification.  AECC provided evidence suggesting that most of the coal dust spills were the result of slack action between cars and other rail practices.  Read more here.

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