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7:49 AM EDT on October 28, 2009

    • Why is a federal energy efficiency push such a big deal? Because states like Wyoming see conservation as a national and local issue, not one to be solved at their level (NYT)
    • New Subsidyscope report finds that Amtrak loses an average of $32 per passenger (AP)
    • Congressional impasse over long-term federal transportation legislation is having a knock-on effect for struggling small businesses (WSJ)
    • How Boxer quieted critics of her approach to crafting climate legislation (Politico)
    • Oberstar successfully wins an exemption for Great Lakes ships from new EPA pollution limits (CQ Politics)

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