Coal Transportation Problems in the Midwest, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Transportation and Commerce of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-Sixth Congress, Second Session, December 17, 1980   [open pdf - 76MB]

This is the December 17, 1980 hearing on "Coal Transportation Problems in the Midwest," held before the Subcommittee on Transportation and Commerce of the U.S. House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. From the opening statement of James J. Florio: "Today, we will be focusing on the demand for Midwest coal for export. We will explore the potential level of this demand, and the capacity of our transportation system to handle the potential levels of traffic. Of particular concern to the subcommittee, is the ability of the Nation's railroads to transport coal from mines to ports for export. And the ability of those ports, like New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Norfolk, and New Orleans, to handle the huge expected increases in export traffic." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Al Arnett, Bill Boyle, Robert Daignault, Hillard Fjord, Norman Fox, Jim Glenn, Charles Grim, Connie Holmes, Chris Kimmerle, Jean Louis Lachance, Hugh MacFarlane, Edward Rudolph, Sam Speck, John Sulpizio, Neal S. Tostensen, Robin Turner, and Carl Weber.

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