Why Water Privatization Is a Bad Idea for People and the Planet
AlterNet As water becomes more scarce and infrastructure deteriorates, there could be more efforts to privatize water systems, which does not help the situation.
Countering the Siege
New York Times AFSCME President McEntee on how attacks on public service workers have energized union members and our allies in a growing battle over workers’ rights.
Public operation of water and sewer systems is cheaper
Food and Water Watch Public operation of water and sewer systems averaged 21 % cheaper than private operation. This survey is included in Food and Water Watch’s "Trends in Water Privatization: The Post-Recession Economy and the Fight for Public Water in the United States."
Obama’s transportation budget creates jobs, cuts pollution, and increases security
Climate Progress President Obama announced the Federal transportation budget for FY2012, to create jobs and cut pollution.
Secretary Of Labor Discusses Green Jobs
U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis,
Perspectives on Work U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis entertains questions from Perspectives on Work on the topic of green jobs. (Perspectives on Work, Winter 2010)
California Braces For Showdown On Emissions
New York Times Ballot Proposition 23 would roll back the state's landmark greenhouse emissions law. (New York Times, 9/17/2010)
Thirsty for answers: Mayor's plan to sell water co. raises questions
Report: 56 percent of local governments have reduced IT energy costs
American City & County
The Future of Streetlights: 6 Brilliant New Concepts
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