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7:55 AM EDT on April 30, 2010

    • The details on that post-Toyota auto safety reform bill that Congress is drafting (Free Press)
    • LaHood speaks out on distracted driving in a HuffPost op-ed
    • Sen. Graham (R-SC) tells Ezra Klein that White House's vehement rejection of carbon fees as a "gas tax" helped push him away from the negotiating table on climate change
    • Green Buildings Council, Congress for the New Urbanism, and the Natural Resources Defense Council release a new guide to sustainable neighborhood design (USGBC Press)
    • LaHood advises North Carolina's various metro planning orgs to "speak with one voice" in order to get a greater shot at winning federal transportation funding (W-S Journal)
    • Could Pennsylvania make a fourth attempt at winning federal support for new tolls on I-80? (Trib-Review)
    • Sen. Voinovich (R-OH) continues to step up his calls for a gas tax increase (Dispatch)
    • Treasury Dept. defends its fuzzy math on General Motors' bailout loan repayment (SF Chron Blogs)
    • American Lung Association reports that six in 10 individuals living with polluted air (AP)
    • Oberstar takes aim at EPA for blog post on the benefits of vegetarianism (Star-Trib Blogs)
    • Meanwhile, the EPA is evaluating the new, possibly-carbon-fee-having Senate climate bill ... but they're not using actual legislative language (MoJones Blog)

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