The American Petroleum Institute plays a significant role in improving the safety of transporting crude by rail, writes API President and CEO Jack Gerard in a letter to the editor. "The oil and natural gas industry has earned its safety record through hard work and the careful application of science and data with the goal of reaching zero incidents," Gerard writes. He adds that API will continue to prioritize its scientific approach in reducing oil-related rail accidents and improving crude-by-rail safety.

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