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Unformatted text preview: e, http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/02/08/vice-president-biden-announces-six-yearplan-build-national-high-speed-r; DKE) <“As President Obama said in his State of the Union, there are key places where we cannot afford to sacrifice as a nation – one of which is infrastructure,” said Vice President Biden. “As a long time Amtrak rider and advocate , I understand the need to invest in a modern rail system that will help connect communities, reduce congestion and create quality, skilled manufacturing jobs that cannot be outsourced. This plan will help us to do that, while also increasing access to convenient high speed rail for more Americans.”> High Speed Rail is energy efficient = decreases emissions and congestion Sires, Representative of the House, 11 (Albio, The Hill-blog of Congress, http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/economy-a-budget/149263-making-highspeed-rail-a-national-priority; DKE) {High speed rail is an energy efficient mode of transportation that will protect our environment and improve our nation’s health. Through rail, our nation’s carbon footprint will be reduced and this mode of transportation will act a...
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