Environmental report delays CP railroad merger decision

A train goes through Bettendorf with the new Interstate 74 bridge in the background. CREDIT DAVE THOMPSON
The three smallest Mississippi River communities in the Iowa Quad Cities area received a bit of a reprieve last week. The Surface Transportation Board (STB), the American regulator for railroads, delayed by at least a month its expected Jan. 19 decision on the proposed $31 billion merger between Midwest railway giants Canadian Pacific and Kansas […]
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