TITLE

Massive US overhaul needed

AUTHOR(S)
Kamalick, Joe
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;1/28/2008, Vol. 273 Issue 4, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the infrastructure mandate submitted by the National Surface Transportation Policy (NSTP) commission to the U.S. Congress for the improvement of surface transportation system in the U.S. The mandate recommends that more than $11 trillion be spent over the next 50 years to repair and improve the nation's transportation infrastructure which could benefit the chemical sector. It also suggests a wide range of funding sources to raise the amount.
ACCESSION #
31773625

 

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