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How safe is America's infrastructure?

Author: Louise I Gerdes
Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2009.
Series: At issue., American politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a series of essays with varying viewpoints on the subject of American infrastructure.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
How safe is America's infrastructure?
Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)761459896
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louise I Gerdes
ISBN: 9780737741049 073774104X 9780737741056 0737741058
OCLC Number: 244661162
Description: 114 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: America's aging infrastructure: an overview / Marcia Clemmit --
America's aging infrastructure is deteriorating / Roger L. Kemp --
America's bridges are structurally deficient / Andrew Herrmann --
America's dams are unsafe / Gaylord Shaw --
Government inaction has made America's infrastructure unsafe / Jim Hightower --
Increasing gas taxes will improve America's infrastructure / Stephen Flynn --
Increasing gas taxes will not improve America's infrastructure / Robert Puentes --
Toll roads will improve America's highways / Robert W. Poole --
Toll roads are an inequitable way to improve America's highways / Jim Hall --
Public investment will improve America's infrastructure / Samuel Sherraden --
Private ownership will improve America's infrastructure / Steven Malanga --
Partnerships to improve highway infrastructure must be monitored / Gregory M. Cohen --
Federal leadership is needed to improve America's infrastructure / William G. Cox --
Local projects divert funds needed to improve infrastructure / Ken Dilanian.
Series Title: At issue., American politics.
Responsibility: Louise I. Gerdes, book editor.
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Presents a series of essays with varying viewpoints on the subject of American infrastructure.

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