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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

American Petroleum Institute CEO Jack Gerard believes that most Americans “know America will need more oil.
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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