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Posts Tagged ‘Failure to Act’

Failure to Act: The Impact of Current Infrastructure Investment on America’s Economic Future

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS
Infrastructure is the physical framework upon which the U.S. economy operates and the nation’s standard of living depends. Everything depends on this framework, including transporting goods, powering factories, heating and cooling office buildings, and enjoying a glass of clean water.

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Failure to Act: The Economic Impact of Current Investment Trends in Electricity Infrastructure

Friday, May 4th, 2012

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS
This report illustrates the importance of electric power generation, transmission and distribution systems to the national economy. The analysis performed focuses on a trend scenario that presumes the mix of electricity generation technologies (e.g. electricity generation from oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear, hydro, wind, solar) continues to evolve as reflected in recent trends, including a long-term evolution towards smart grid technologies.

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ASCE Report: ‘Failure to Act’ on Water Systems to Have Dire Consequences

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

America must invest in overhauling and expanding its aging water and wastewater infrastructure, some of it a century old, or face grave economic consequences, according to a study produced for ASCE, Failure to Act: The Economic Impact of Current Investment Trends in Water and Wastewater Treatment Infrastructure. This news report on the study, featuring ASCE […]

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