TITLE

Political 'Power' Play Threatens Highway Trust Funds

PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Metal Center News;Jun2010, Vol. 50 Issue 7, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the funding implication to the federal surface transportation bill by the controversial American Power Act, a proposed energy and climate change legislation in the U.S. It focuses on the funding diversion of the transportation-based motor fuel fees to federal Highway Trust Fund and American Power Act. It shows the Ucountry's transportation system which are becoming inefficient and needs federal attention.
ACCESSION #
51913030

 

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