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New EPA rule would increase fuel efficiency for heavy trucks

...to curb carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants, a rule Republicans in Congress have vowed to stop.Transportation Secretary Antho ny Foxx said the new rules would help the environment and the economy, as trucks use less fuel and shipping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-19/new-epa-rule-would-increas
US to fine Japanese air bag maker Takata $14,000 per day for failing to cooperate in probe

...drivers and passengers. At least six people have been killed and 64 injured worldwide due to the problem.Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the fines Friday in Richmond, Va., calling Takata a "bad actor" for allegedly dumping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/us-fine-japanese-air-bag-m
Honda hit with record fines over unreported deaths

...warranty and customer satisfaction claims.Both fines are the maximums the agency is legally allowed to impose.Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said the fines reflect the government's determination to take a tough stance against automakers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-08/honda-hit-record-fines-ove
Used cars often sold with unfixed defects, despite recalls

...Chamber of Commerce. Mark Rosekind, the new head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx are making another push."We cannot allow vehicles with potentially dangerous defects to leave...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-28/used-cars-often-sold-unfix
Atlanta streetcar gets go-ahead from feds

...47 million grant available to Atlanta to carve a 2.6-mile streetcar route through the heart of the city.Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced this week that the Federal Transit Administration would make the funds available for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-07-16/atlanta-streetcar-gets-go-ah
Pena gets nod as energy sceretary

...R-Minn., lining up against the former transportation secretary and one-time mayor of Denver. Residents and...background in the energy field. Pena, 49, was transportation secretary during Clinton's first term. Sen. Frank...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/13/met_205255.shtml
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SC expanding bridge inspections

...steel-plated girders supporting four Interstate 77 bridges in York and Chester counties earlier this month. Transportation Secretary Buck Limehouse says inspectors determined there was no immediate danger and the bridges remain open.Limehouse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-05-14/sc-expanding-bridge-inspecti
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Drones for moviemaking win FAA approval

...to use drones for filming, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Thursday.Dozens of other industries are lined up to follow Hollywood's lead. Until...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-25/drones-moviemaking-win-faa
Georgia highways unaffected by federal funding shortfall

...usual," Dale said. "We have funds to prop up those projects until federally funding flows again."U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx warned states last week they will see a 28 percent decrease in their infrastructure funding, possibly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-07/georgia-highways-unaffected-f
Quadcopters - not drones - flying off retail shelves

...want people who fly model aircraft for recreation to enjoy their hobby ? but to enjoy it safely," U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a news release.Operating standards outlined in the notice include flying quad or octocopters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-07/quadcopters-not-drones-flyin