by Christine Marie Nielsen, Contributing Editor, Energy Transport Insider
UPDATE: Includes comment from Dan Elliott, information officer with the California Board of Equalization confirming that implementation of the rail hazmat fee has been delayed until Nov. 13.
A fee scheduled to be levied by the state of California this month on rail cars carrying hazmat materials has been delayed until at least Nov. 13, a Union Pacific Railroad Company spokesman told Energy Transport Insider this week. The state of California confirmed the delay on Friday.
"Due to litigation, OES requested we plan for a ...