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The November 2021 $1 trillion infrastructure bill provides $5 billion to help states install EV chargers along interstate highways over five years. States now have access to more than $1.5 billion to help build EV chargers, USDOT said. The White House announced earlier this month it had approved 35 of the 50 state plans.
Leaving aside the still-high price of diesel, a backlog in new trucks and a difficulty in finding younger drivers could mean an already-stressed industry will remain that way for months, and possibly even years.
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Nationally, industry is down 80,000 drivers
The public transit company says it has outgrown its current location in Lowry.

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CP transports grain, ethanol, potash and crude oil across Canada and the Midwest, and services grain elevators across North Dakota and Minnesota.
After failing to reach an agreement with unionized workers in negotiations this week, CP has announced its plan to lock out employees on Sunday, March 20, unless an agreement is reached.
Oil prices jumped on the news, with Benchmark Brent crude for May climbing by 5.4% to $129.91 a barrel.

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