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Judge who nixed drilling ban has oil investments

Judge who nixed drilling ban has oil investments

NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana judge who struck down the Obama administration’s six-month ban on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has reported extensive investments in the oil and gas industry, according to financial disclosure reports. He’s also a new member of a secret national security court.

Wabash National starts production on FFE trailer order

Wabash National starts production on FFE trailer order

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Wabash National Corp. has started production on 350 new ArcticLite refrigerated van trailers for Frozen Food Express Industries Inc., the company reports. The production is scheduled to be completed by September.

ACT: May heavy-duty truck orders post strong gains

ACT: May heavy-duty truck orders post strong gains

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Net orders for heavy-duty Class 8 commercial vehicles increased 84 percent in May 2010 compared to the same month last year, according to the market analysts at ACT Research Co.

Senator says votes still short for climate bill

Senator says votes still short for climate bill

WASHINGTON — A Senate sponsor of a climate and energy bill says supporters are still short of the 60 votes they need to advance the legislation.

Obama tells G-20 nations to seal economic recovery

Obama tells G-20 nations to seal economic recovery

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is appealing to the world’s major economies not to waver in their efforts to support a sustained rebound from the near collapse of the global economic system in the fall of 2008.

TransCore: Spot market freight sets May record

TransCore: Spot market freight sets May record

PORTLAND, Ore. — Spot market freight availability increased by 216 percent in May, compared to the same month in 2009, according to TransCore’s North American Freight Index. This was the strongest volume for the month of May in at least 10 years, according to the company.

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