Federal pipeline regulators must assess safety rules for pipelines close to rivers and update spill-response plans under legislation unveiled by Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Max Baucus, D-Mont. "Since seeing the Yellowstone River spill, it's clear we must have more transparency and accountability. This bill adds public input, improves safety procedures and gives our first responders the information they need to do their jobs," Tester said in a statement.
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