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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Grasping at straws

Posted By on Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 8:47 AM

KARK reports the Arkansas Highway Department is lowering the weight limit for trucks traveling on certain highways in an attempt to counter-balance some of the damage being done by Fayetteville Shale exploration and the resulting truck traffic. The question is who will make sure trucks hauling wastewater and rig equipment really follow the rules? Maybe it's time for a higher severance tax to help repair some of our highways.

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