Press Releases

Sep 4, 2014

Peterson Addresses Rail Service Issues at Fargo Hearing

Issues: Transportation

Minnesota Seventh District Congressman Collin C. Peterson today joined agriculture, energy and transportation industry representatives and political leaders at a Surface Transportation Board hearing to address rail service issues in the region.

Aug 5, 2014

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Announce Waiver to Expedite Critical Propane Infrastructure Project

The waiver provided by the Army Corp of Engineers will allow Dooley Petroleum of Benson to move forward with a project to install a railroad unloading track capable of storing one million gallons of propane.

Aug 1, 2014

Administration Extends Disaster Declaration to 26 Additional Communities Impacted by Flooding

After successfully urging the President last month to issue a Major Disaster Declaration to assist eight Minnesota communities in flood repair efforts, delegation advocated for the addition of other damaged communities