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EPA has driven the switch from coal to oil trains

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EPA has driven the switch from coal to oil trains I’ve been following the controversy about Global Partners LLC project at the Port of Albany. From my office window over the last 30-plus years, I’ve watched the freight trains and what they carry. I can tell you that the freight traffic has increased tremendously since CSX took over from the federal government’s Conrail operation. I can also tell you that the maintenance and improvements have ...


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wmarincic
March 25, 2014
7:14 a.m.

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Mark Markovitz
You see it as a slur and I see it as a truth. My grandfather came to America in the 20s with $7 in his pocket. There was no food stamps or welfare but there was a very strong reason to work, it was called starvation. My grandfather took a job in Cranberry Lake in the mountains of NY and became a lumberjack with a large handsaw and an ax. He eventually learned a trade as a machinist and instilled in us that if we want something we work and save to get it. Pretty simple philosophy. Today whole generations refuse to work because they see no upside, they want to start at the top rather than work hard to get there. Hannity recently had one of them guys on his show, Hannity offered him an 80k per year truck driving job and he refused it saying it was his right to free food and money. I just don't remember seeing that in the Constitution.

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