Transportation

Forest Service Pulls Permit For Construction Of Utah Oil Railroad

"The U.S. Forest Service on Wednesday withdrew its approval of a right-of-way permit that would have allowed the construction of a railroad project through about 12 miles (19 kilometers) of roadless, protected forest in northeastern Utah."

Source: AP, 01/19/2024

Cummins To Repair 600,000 Ram Trucks In $2 Billion Emissions Cheating Case

"Engine maker Cummins Inc. will recall 600,000 Ram trucks as part of a settlement with federal and California authorities that also requires the company to remedy environmental damage caused by illegal software that let it skirt diesel emissions tests."

Source: AP, 01/12/2024

"‘Green Roads’ Are Plowing Ahead, Buffering Drought and Floods"

"As the developing world witnesses a boom in road building, a movement to retrofit existing roads is gathering steam. Using embankments, channels, and dikes, so-called “green roads” help control floods, harvest excess water for use in irrigation, and slash maintenance costs."

Source: YaleE360, 01/04/2024

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