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    • A Massachusetts NIMBY fight finally gets resolved as Salazar okays a new wind farm off Cape Cod (WaPo Blogs)
    • Houston light rail could lose federal funding thanks to concerns over compliance with "Buy American" rules (Chronicle)
    • Trains that run on beef fat? Amtrak is starting the experiment (Det. News)
    • Auto dealers continue twisting arms to preserve their exemption from new financial reform bill (WSJ)
    • Sen. Feingold (D-WI) gets a new GOP challenger with a flip-floppy record on high-speed rail (Caridinal)
    • New report highlights transportation's effects on rural agriculture communities (The Trucker, MachineFinder)
    • Streetsblog NYC talks to one of the Big Apple's most high-profile transit union chiefs
    • Dallas transit agency prepares for some serious belt-tightening (Morn News)

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