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7:50 AM EST on January 13, 2010

    • Check out the U.S. DOT's new rules on positive train control for commuter rail (FRA Press)
    • Oberstar to visit Oklahoma this week for an inspection of stimulus projects (AP)
    • Congressional Democrats don't want to talk about a gas tax increase, but the vice chairman of GM likes the idea (Messenger)
    • Could the Senate climate bill turn into an energy-only affair? If so, environmental groups are prepared to jump ship (GreenWire)
    • LaHood launches national campaign playing up the risks of distracted driving (Post-Gazette)
    • Energy Department awards $187m in grants to promote fuel-efficient diesel engines (NYT Blogs)
    • A helpful update on a looming Senate showdown over the EPA's authority to regulate carbon emissions, should Congress not pass a climate bill (TNR's The Vine)

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