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Obama Shifts To Urge Private Investment in Transportation Infrastructure

Obama Shifts to Urge Private Investment in Roads, Bridges

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By Lisa Lerer and Angela Greiling Keane | July 17, 2014 | Bloomberg Businessweek

President Barack Obama tours the The Federal Highway Administration’s Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center on July 15, 2014 in Mclean, Virginia. Photographer: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Stymied by Congress in passing a multiyear solution for transportation funding, President Barack Obama is looking to […]

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The Race to Buy Up the World’s Water

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The New Oil

Oct 8, 2010 9:45 AM EDT

Should private companies control our most precious natural resource?

Sitka, Alaska, is home to one of the world’s most spectacular lakes. Nestled into a U-shaped valley of dense forests and majestic peaks, and fed by snowpack and glaciers, the reservoir, named Blue Lake for its deep blue hues, holds trillions of gallons of water so pure it requires no treatment. The city’s tiny population—fewer than 10,000 people spread across […]

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