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Achieving Sustainable Freight in California — Free Webinar On Law & Policy Solutions

California’s freight system contributes to one-third of the state’s economy but is also responsible for some of its most significant emissions challenges, including toxic air pollution and greenhouse gases. To discuss solutions to address the challenge, the Center for Law, … Continue reading

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Washington Must Act on Much Needed Improvements to Freight Rail Policies

Now is the time to improve the outdated rules at the Surface Transportation Board to make a fairer economic regulatory framework and strengthen the nation’s freight rail system. For decades, the railroads have vehemently opposed any manner of change proposed … Continue reading

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Current Economic Regulatory Framework Works for Freight Rail Customers

Although most infrastructure and transportation advocates in Washington, D.C. build their cases on the need for public funding, privately owned freight railroads make the opposite plea: Do not let government regulators disturb the current economic regulatory framework and reduce the … Continue reading

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Extension of common law rule against set off from freight to air freight

The London Circuit Commercial Court has held that the well established common law rule in shipping law that “a claim in respect of cargo cannot be asserted by way of a deduction from freight” extends to air freight. In this … Continue reading

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