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    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Announces Personnel Changes

    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Announces Personnel Changes | site |




    (Information contained in Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation press release dated: February 17, 2021)

    Washington - - The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced the appointments of Arleas Upton Kea as Deputy to the Chairman for External Affairs and Nikita Pearson... read more
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    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Appoints First Chief Innovation Officer

    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Appoints First Chief Innovation Officer | site |



    Sultan Meghji to spearhead agency’s tech lab and financial innovation efforts


    (Information contained in Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation press release dated: February 16, 2021)

    Washington - - The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today named Sultan Meghji as the agency’s first Chief Innovation
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    National Transportation Safety Board says Failed Brake System Caused Fatal Wyoming Train Collision

    National Transportation Safety Board says Failed Brake System Caused Fatal Wyoming Train Collision | site |



    (Information contained in National Transportation Safety Board [NTSB] press release dated: January 25, 2021)

    Washington (Jan. 25, 2021) — The National Transportation Safety Board determined Monday that an airbrake failure caused the fatal, Oct. 4, 2018, collision between two Union Pacific trains in Granite Canyon, Wyoming.

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    National Transportation Safety Board closes 3 Key Positive Train Control Safety Recommendations

    National Transportation Safety Board closes 3 Key Positive Train Control Safety Recommendations | site |


    (Information contained in National Transportation Safety Board [NTSB] press release dated: January 14, 2021)

    ​Washington (Jan. 14, 2021) — The National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday it would close three key positive train control safety recommendations after the nation’s railroads met the Dec. 31, 2020, deadline for compliance.

    The recommendations to Metra, Canadian National Railway Corp. and CSX Transportation
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    Risks to Emergency Responders from High-Voltage, Lithium-Ion Battery Fires Addressed in Safety Report

    Risks to Emergency Responders from High-Voltage, Lithium-Ion Battery Fires Addressed in Safety Report | site |



    (Information contained in National Transportation Safety Board [NTSB] press release dated: January 13, 2021)

    Washington (Jan. 13, 2021) — The National Transportation Safety Board issued four safety recommendations Wednesday based on findings contained in Safety Report 20/01 which documents the agency’s investigation of four electric vehicle fires involving high-voltage, lithium-ion battery fires.

    Three of the lithium-ion batteries that ignited were damaged in high-speed, high-severity crashes, and the fourth
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