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FAA Blocks US Planes From Flying Over Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Aviation Administration issued a notice Monday barring flights of U.S. planes over Syria, citing extremist groups equipped with anti-aircraft weapons… 114 more words

Business

Silver Airways to drop Macon, Georgia on November 5

Silver Airways (Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood and Gainesville) has notified the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) that its intends to drop Macon, GA and the Macon-Atlanta route on November 5 according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. 45 more words

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Old U.S. rail tankers unlikely to get second life in Canada

Thousands of oil train tankers soon to be deemed obsolete in the United States are unlikely get a second life in Canada’s oil sands industry, undercutting a U.S. 530 more words

Energy

Road Taxes Are Rising, Even in Tax-Averse States

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - For nearly a century, Missouri has taxed drivers to pay for its roads. That’s always provided enough until now. On Tuesday, voters will decide on a historic change that would tax virtually everything they buy in order to yield more money for roads and bridges. 805 more words

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Environmental News from The Treetalker

Oil Train Rule Cracks Down on Transport of Flammable Materials – Following a host of oil train derailments over the past year, the U.S. Department of Transportation has proposed regulatory changes to improve the safe transportation of large quantities of crude oil and ethanol by rail. 220 more words

Environmental News from The Treetalker

Oil Train Rule Cracks Down on Transport of Flammable Materials – Following a host of oil train derailments over the past year, the U.S. Department of Transportation has proposed regulatory changes to improve the safe transportation of large quantities of crude oil and ethanol by rail. 214 more words

Environment

Small Plane Crash On Fla. Beach: One Dead, One Injured

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) – A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured Sunday while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said. 471 more words

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