Add copper to the list of metals that are increasingly being stolen from the public domain, as high demand worldwide has tripled the price that ...
Add copper to the list of metals that are increasingly being stolen from the public domain, as high demand worldwide has tripled the price that recyclers pay.
A year ago, Governing wrote about the rampant theft of scrap steel and aluminum. Now, USA Today reports that vandals are making off with "everything from electrical wires to plumbing pipes to vases from grave markers."
Better hope that the Statue of Liberty is bolted down tight!
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Big Companies Volunteer to Cut Global Warming Emissions1 hour ago
Colorado Has More Noncitizen Driver's License Requests Than Expected6 hours ago
Lacking Guaranteed Funding, Philadelphia Schools Beg for Donations through Social Media6 hours ago
Texas School District Will Create 'Petroleum Academy'6 hours ago
States Wrangle over Supreme Court Control7 hours ago
Bobby Jindal Wants to Roll Back Environmental Protections, Increase Oil and Gas Production7 hours ago