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California high-speed rail project impacted by Surface Transportation Board

(Source: The Modesto Bee, June 5, 2013)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The California high-speed rail project is rapidly approaching an intersection controlled by a powerful but usually low-profile federal board. Behind the scenes, high-level advocates and skeptics alike have been lobbying the three-member Surface Transportation Board. The board already disappointed high-speed rail supporters by concluding that it has legal jurisdiction over the in-state project.

Full story: The Modesto Bee

Thursday, June 6, 2013

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