THE HIGHWAY TRUST FUND: ROAD TO ANTI-POLLUTION?

The Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 created the highway trust fund from which money collected from excise taxes on gasoline and other highway associated products would be disbursed to build a nationwide system of high speed, limited access highways and improved primary and secondary roads. This comment will examine the legal possibilities of using the Fund to combat pollution problems or, alternatively, of creating a new trust fund for anti-pollution endeavors. /GMRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Catholic University of America

    620 Michigan Avenue, NE
    Washington, DC  USA  20064
  • Authors:
    • Williams Jr, B H
  • Publication Date: 1970

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  • Accession Number: 00183108
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 3 1978 12:00AM