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How can the United States mitigate damage related to infrastructure while planning for the future?
Posted Date: 02/08/2016
As critical infrastructure in the United States ages, the country needs to be prepared to fix or replace the existing systems. In many places, for example, water is run through more than 100 year old lead pipes. And, more than 100,000 miles of U.S. oil and gas pipelines were built during or prior to the 1930s. Aging and weak infrastructure can be leak-prone, costly and even hazardous to human health. But, replacing the infrastructure comes with a significant price tag.
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