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Who Still Likes the House Transpo Bill? Big Oil, Big Truck, and Big Box Retail

Biking Elsewherefrom Streetsblog Capitol Hill by Ben Goldman

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American Petroleum Institute CEO Jack Gerard believes that most Americans “know America will need more oil.
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So, more drilling (oil companies make money) and lax regulations (trucking industry makes money) mean slightly lower shipping costs (mega-retailers make money). Big Oil, Big Truck, and Big Box — whose business models each depend on wider highways and sprawl — are the major beneficiaries of this bill.
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http://dc.streetsblog.org/2012/02/03/who-still-likes-the-house-transpo-bill-big-oil-big-truck-and-big-box-retail/

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