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September 24, 2014: Shooting at UPS facility; GM natural gas recall; Michigan under fire

Sept. 24, 2014

Here’s a look at what is happening today in the world of transportation:

  • A workplace shooting at a UPS facility in Alabama has left three people dead, according to the Columbus Dispatch.
  • According to Progressive Railroading, the Port of Long Beach has cut its emissions some 82% since 2005. The report details the progress.
  • The Alabama State Port Authority is joining the chorus of supporters pushing the state to build a new I-10 bridge over the Mobile River to support growing traffic, particularly truck traffic, coming from the port, according to AL.com.
  • The potential of a possible fuel leak is leading to a recall of GM natural gas vans, says AutoBlogGreen.
  • Midwest Energy News issues a critical report of Michigan, saying the state is not supportive of alternative fuel vehicles.
  • Foster’s Daily Democrat in New Hampshire reports on a local propane delivery company and its success with the new FCCC propane S2G propane chassis.
  • A local philanthropist has donated a classic 1955 Mack fire truck to the Kilgore, Texas,  fire department, reports the Kilgore News Herald.
  • Laredo, Texas, city officials are considering changes to truck routes through the city, says KGNS.tv.

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