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- Nov 10 $300 Billion War Beneath the Street: Fighting to Replace America’s Water Pipes Two powerful industries, plastic and iron, are locked in a lobbying war over the estimated... (New York Times)
- Aug 02 Operators picked for privatized state parks near Delta The Alaska Division of Parks and Recreation announced earlier this summer that, because of budget... (newsminer.com)
- Jul 21 City manager: Corbin will collect it’s own garbage Corbin City Manager Marlon Sams announced Tuesday that after reviewing the proposals from Poff Carting... (News Journal)
- Jul 14 Atlantic City Votes To Protect Its Water From Chris Christie On Tuesday, the Atlantic City Council unanimously passed an ordinance to ensure its residents get... (Alternet)
- Jul 12 Privatization Is Changing America's Relationship With Its Physical Stuff Turning more and more infrastructure projects over to outside companies makes citizens more like customers.... (The Atlantic)
- Jul 08 Towns sell their public water systems — and come to regret it Neglected water infrastructure is a national plague. By one estimate, U.S. water systems need to... (The Washington Post)
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- Dec 09 A Minor Gesture Makes a Major Difference Iowa utility worker Chris DeHarty, a member of AFSCME Local 212 (Council 61), helped his fellow public service worker, Lynette Tiede-Beals, in a time of crisis.
- Nov 25 Former DC 37 Vice President Springs into Action to Save Two from Burning Car Jim Tucciarelli, the former vice president of District Council 37 who retired this year, sprang... (Blog)
- Nov 18 Tulsa Water Distribution Admin Is ‘Awesome Person’ and Problem Solver Laura Chance of Oklahoma Local 1180, works behind the scenes to make sure employees of Tulsa’s water department have everything they need to keep the water distribution system up and running.
- Oct 16 Quick Thinking, Decisive Action Save Connecticut Member’s Life Heroic actions by his alert, quick-thinking colleagues saved a Connecticut member’s life after he suffered... (Blog)
- Aug 30 Remembering Brother Baxter Leach, A 1968 Memphis Sanitation Striker We celebrate the life of Brother Baxter Leach, a 1968 Memphis sanitation striker, who remained a labor and civil rights activist until his death this week.
- Aug 07 At Long Last, LA County Sanitation Employees Secure a Fair Contract Guaranteed pay raises and no pension cuts are key provisions in a contract won by... (Blog)