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Minnesota Legislature: Oil safety provisions avoid pipelines

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ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers are on the verge of considering a bill that would help prevent oil train disasters and respond better if they occur, but the bill includes nothing about pipeline safety.

That does not sit well with Gov. Mark Dayton and House Transportation Finance Chairman Frank Hornstein, D-Minneapolis.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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