Infrastructure

"Miss. Senate Votes To Change Control Of Jackson’s Troubled Water System"

"For the second year in a row, the Mississippi Senate has passed a bill that would transfer control of the state capital city’s troubled water system to a regional board."

Source: AP, 03/14/2024

"New York City Ready to Expand Greenways Along Rivers, Railways and Parks"

"Community organizers say the multi-use paths protected from vehicle traffic can connect the city’s boroughs and help increase climate resilience as rainfall, flooding and storms all become more intense."

Source: Inside Climate News, 03/11/2024

"US Natural Gas Pipeline Accidents Pose Big, Unreported Climate Threat"

"Accidental pipeline leaks – caused by things like punctures, corrosion, severe weather and faulty equipment - happen routinely and are a climate menace that is not currently counted in the official U.S. tally of greenhouse gas emissions, according to a Reuters examination of public data and regulatory documents."

Source: Reuters, 03/11/2024

"US Treasury Drops Plan to Collect Insurer Data on Climate Risks"

"The US government is stepping away from its effort to collect data on home insurance prices and availability at the Zip code level as premiums soar and climate risks to property intensify. Instead, it will join in a collaborative effort with state insurance regulators."

Source: Bloomberg, 03/11/2024

Lawmakers Across US Seek To Curb Utility Spending On Politics, Ads And More

"After a string of scandals and amid rising bills, lawmakers in statehouses across the country, including in Maryland, have been pushing legislation to curb utilities spending ratepayer money on lobbying, expert testimony in rate cases, goodwill advertising, charitable giving, trade association membership and other costs."

Source: States Newsroom, 03/06/2024

Trillions Of Gallons Leak From Aging Drinking Water Systems In US Cities

"For generations, the water infrastructure beneath this southern Alabama city was corroding, cracking and failing — out of sight and seemingly out of mind — as the population shrank and poverty rose. Until it became impossible to ignore."

Source: AP, 03/06/2024

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