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View Diary: Crumbling Infrastructure: Bridge Collapse in NJ Dumps Hazardous Chemicals into Creek (95 comments)

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  •  Rec'ed your diary for common sense: (7+ / 0-)
    Another aspect of this story that I've been pondering: the KEystone XL pipeline. How can we justify building such things, when we can't even maintain the infrastructure we have?  
    •  because construction creates way more jobs (2+ / 0-)
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      elwior, CA wildwoman

      than routine maintenance. Also it's exciting to tout in your annual report. It's PROGRESS!!!!!!!

      Think of the difference between buying a new Prius, versus taking the old Honda in for the umpteenth exhaust system repair. Which one are you gonna put on your Facebook page?

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