Regulators proposed a streamlined process for American Indian tribes to complete reviews that railroads have said make it hard to meet deadlines to finish the biggest rail-safety project in U.S. history.
You’re feeling fine when you go for your annual physical. But your mammogram looks a little funny, or your PSA test is a little high, or you get a CT lung scan and a nodule shows up. You get a biopsy, and the doctor delivers the bad news: You have cancer. Because you don’t want to die, you agree to be sliced up and irradiated. Then, fortunately, you’re pronounced a “cancer survivor.” You’re glad they caught it early.
Two years probably wasn’t going to be enough time for railroads to install crash-avoidance technology on 23,000 locomotives and 60,000 miles of tracks, in the biggest rail-safety project in U.S. history.
Banks and hedge funds seeking higher returns in commodities-related investments are trading record amounts of freight options as volatility in shipping surges, according to Freight Investor Services Ltd.