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Recyclers seek relief from PSR charges

Recyclers are pushing federal regulators for relief from demurrage fees associated with precision scheduled railroading. Lobbyists and representatives from recycling companies want the Surface Transportation Board to require railroads to revisit PSR-related practices that have increased transportation costs for shippers. Seeking to streamline operations, the nation’s largest railroads are giving…

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New South Dakota Scrap Laws

South Dakota recyclers now need to keep photocopies of the IDs provided by customers who sell more than $100 of nonferrous scrap metal. Recyclers also must use checks or electronic funds transfers to pay for purchases of nonferrous materials that exceed $100. Both changes were included in House Bill 1082,…

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