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In Response to Tragedy, Maloney Authored Three Laws to Improve Rail Safety, Including PTC Provisions
WASHINGTON – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney announced that his Dam Safety Reauthorization Act passed its final legislative hurdle today and will head to the president’s desk to be signed into law. The provision reauthorizes the National Dam Safety Program (NDSP) through 2024, and includes a variety of initiatives to protect Hudson Valley residents from over 100 “high hazard” dams in the area.
WASHINGTON — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced that his legislation to reauthorize the National Dam Safety Program (NDSP) through 2024 has passed through the House of Representative as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). Without a new authorization, states like New York could lose out on the funding necessary to improve dam safety around dams that threaten human life.
Hudson Valley Home to Nearly 100 of New York’s Most Dangerous Dams
WASHINGTON – After recent train accidents were found to be positive train control (PTC)-preventable by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) grilled federal transportation officials on the status of implementation of this critical train safety technology ahead of a 2018 deadline. Rep. Maloney, a leader on railway safety, specifically asked about implementation of PTC on Metro-North and the Long Island Railroad.
WASHINGTON — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement after an Amtrak train collided with a freight train, killing two and leaving over a hundred others with injuries. This is the third passenger rail accident to occur over the last month and a half. Rep. Maloney is the author of the Commuter Rail Passenger Safety Act, which makes additional funds available for the implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC).
WASHINGTON — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement after a train carrying members of Congress on their way to the Republican retreat struck a garbage truck in Virginia. Only minor injuries have been reported. Rep. Maloney authored legislation passed into law in 2015 which helps states and local communities improve safety around rail-grade crossings.
“I’m praying for all my colleagues and their families as well as the driver who has passed.
Goshen, NY — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) has written a letter to the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) in support of the Orange County Industrial Development Agency’s (IDA’s) request for a federal investment to improve water and wastewater infrastructure in Goshen. The $800,000 project would fix failing well and septic systems, and allow five local retail and manufacturing businesses to maintain and expand existing operations at their current sites.
WASHINGTON – After last month’s train derailment in Washington State killed three people and injured dozens more, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) joined other transportation leaders to introduce legislation that would speed up the implementation of life-saving positive train control (PTC) technology that could prevent deadly crashes and derailments.