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go directly to report, HTML _ 94-785 - Alcohol Fuels Tax Incentives and The EPA Renewable Oxygenate Requirement
7-Oct-1994; Salvatore Lazzari; 20 p.
Abstract: The Federal tax code contains five tax incentives that benefit alcohol fuels: the 5.4¢ excise tax exemption, the 54¢ per gallon blender's tax credits, the 10¢ per gallon small ethanol producers' credit, the income tax deduction for alcohol- fueled vehicles, and the alternative fuels production tax c.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Transportation, Air, Energy
go directly to report, HTML _ 98-646 - Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (P.L. 105-178): An Overview of Environmental Protection Provisions
31-Jul-1998; David M. Bearden; 6 p.
Abstract: On June 9, 1998, President Clinton signed into law the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA 21, P.L. 105-178). The law authorizes a total of $218 billion for federal highway and mass transit programs from FY1998 to FY2003 and sets aside roughly $12.4 billion for several environmental .... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Transportation
go directly to report, HTML _ RS20613 - Maglev as a High Speed Ground Transportation Alternative: Background and Developments
28-Jun-2000; John W. Fischer; 6 p.
Abstract: Magnetic levitation (maglev) is a high speed ground transportation alternative to rail and airline travel that has been tested in Germany and Japan at speeds of over 300 miles per hour (mph). There is no commercially operating maglev system anywhere in the world. In the United States, preliminary fu.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Transportation, Energy, Science & Technology
go directly to report, HTML _ RL30592 - Midwest Gasoline Prices: A Review of Recent Market Developments
28-Jun-2000; Lawrence Kumins; 5 p.
Abstract: This report provides background information regarding the especially high gasoline prices in the upper Midwest during the late spring and early summer of 2000. While the Federal Trade Commission is investigating the possibility of collusion, several identifiable factors have contributed to this loca.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Energy, Transportation, Risk & Reform
go directly to report, HTML _ 98-435 - Alcohol Fuels Tax Incentives: Current Law and Proposed Changes
23-Jun-1999; Salvatore Lazzari; 5 p.
Abstract: Alcohol fuel blends of 10% ethanol and 90% gasoline qualily for a 5.4¢ exemption from the 18.4¢ per gallon excise tax on gasoline. This exemption, which can also be claimed as a little used 54¢ per gallon alcohol blender's credit (little used because it is less valuable than the exemption), is the m.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Transportation, Energy
go directly to report, PDF _ RL32057 - Highway and Transit Program Reauthorization: An Analysis of Environmental Protection Issues
21-Jun-2004; David M. Bearden; 21 p.
Update: September 10, 2004.... [expand]  [read report]
Abstract: Balancing public needs for surface transportation infrastructure with protecting the environment has been a long-standing issue among states and local communities. These two objectives can often conflict due to the rise in pollution that typically results when new highways or roadways are constructe.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Transportation, Legislative
go directly to report, HTML _ 98-555 - Transportation Fuel Taxes, Legislative Issues, and the Transportation Equity Act
17-Jun-1998; Bernard Gelb; 6 p.
Abstract: In reauthorizing federal surface transportation programs this year (P .L 105-178), Congress has modified the attributes of some of the transportation fuel excise taxes that fluid. those programs and others. Since the federal government first started taxing transportation fuels, the issue of how the .... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Transportation
go directly to report, HTML _ 97-902 - Air Quality and Transportation Enhancement Provisions in the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency
10-Jun-1998; David Bearden; 6 p.
Abstract: Federal funding to assist states in addressing the environmental impacts of surface transportation is a major issue for the second session of the 105th Congress. The Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA) of 1991 (P.L. 102-240) authorized a total of $155 billion for transportation .... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Transportation
go directly to report, HTML _ 97-1026 - Highway Funding, the States, and New Air Quality Standards
10-Jun-1998; David Bearden; 6 p.
Abstract: The Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (ISTEA), PL. 102-240, set aside $6 billion from FY1992 to FY1997 for the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Program (CMAQ) to assist states in complying with federal air quality standards by funding transportation projects that lower em.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Transportation
go directly to report, PDF _ RL32454 - Environmental Provisions in Surface Transportation Reauthorization Legislation Proposed During the 108th Congress
8-Jun-2005; Linda G. Luther; 19 p.
Update: July 18, 2005

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Abstract: During the 108th Congress, both the House and Senate passed legislation to reauthorize federal highway, highway safety, and transit programs (H.R. 3550 and S. 1072). Conferees failed to reach an agreement on final reauthorization legislation before adjournment of the 108th Congress. Early in the 109.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Transportation, Legislative
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