December 2015

AAF'S PENDING DEADLINE TO SELL BONDS IS MEANINGLESS AND MOVEABLE

RICH CAMPBELL - TCPALM

Don't you hate deadlines?

Generally, if you miss a deadline you pay some sort of penalty. Penalties can run the gamut from additional costs — such as those incurred when filing a late tax return — to forfeiting the chance to obtain health insurance, student financial aid or other forms of government assistance.

However, there is a different set of rules for a private corporation seeking to complete a major transportation project — one that fits nicely into the federal government's long-term plan to expand passenger rail service.

FEC PLANNING TO SHIP LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS ALONG FLORIDA COAST

MIKE MAYO - SUN SENTINEL

If Florida East Coast Railway gets its way, it might soon carry hazardous Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) across densely populated South Florida. The rail company has a pending application with the Federal Railroad Administration to transport LNG, a prospect that should raise questions and concerns. Its tracks run through bustling downtowns, neighborhoods and school zones in eastern Broward and Palm Beach counties.