PACIFIC - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PACIFIC News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Truck firm faces paying millions in Amtrak crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58425066-79/amtrak-crash-million-trucking.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58425066-79/amtrak-crash-million-trucking.html.csp">Truck firm faces paying millions in Amtrak crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT SONNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T13:27:02.209-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 01:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno • A Nevada trucking company could be forced to pay more than $5.7 million if a judge formalizes a jury verdict that faulted one of its drivers for a fiery 2011 crash with an Amtrak train that killed six people and injured dozens. The dead included Cheuy Ong, 34, of West Jordan. A federal jury in Reno awarded $4.5 million to Amtrak and $210,777 to Union Pacific Railroad for damages resulting from John Davis Trucking Co.’s negligence when one of its trucks slammed into the side of a passenger...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584250662014-09-17T13:27:02.209-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T13:27:02.209-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58425066@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:27:02 MDT Officials ask federal board to help on rail delays http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58378217-79/dakota-north-board-canadian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58378217-79/dakota-north-board-canadian.html.csp">Officials ask federal board to help on rail delays</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE KOLPACK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T11:12:01.619-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fargo, N.D. • North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple opened a federal hearing in Fargo about rail service delays in the upper Plains by reading a letter from a grain elevator that said Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. was 525 cars behind in its service. The Wilton Farmers Union Elevator also told the governor that as of last month it was still waiting for a train that had been scheduled to arrive on April 8. That backlog has caused what Dalrymple told the National Surface Transportation Board was an “eme...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378217@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:12:01 MDT Reduced endangered bluefin tuna catch suggested http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373679-79/catch-bluefin-tuna-fisheries.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373679-79/catch-bluefin-tuna-fisheries.html.csp">Reduced endangered bluefin tuna catch suggested</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ELAINE KURTENBACH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T09:56:02.294-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 09:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tokyo • The multi-nation fisheries body that monitors most of the Pacific Ocean has recommended cutting the catch of juvenile bluefin tuna to half of its average level in 2002-2004, a move that conservationists say is only an initial step toward saving the endangered species. The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission announced the decision Thursday following an annual meeting in Fukuoka, a city in western Japan. The commission, a grouping of more than 20 nations that monitors the west...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583736792014-09-04T09:56:02.294-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T09:56:02.294-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58373679@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:56:02 MDT