Infrastructure & Environment

Gas Tax Increases Still a Hard Sell in States and Congress

Just as proposals to increase gas taxes to pay for roads have failed in most states, Obama's latest pitch to tax oil companies is likely dead on arrival.

Flint Crisis Renews Calls to Replace All Lead Pipes in America

There are more than 7 million lead service lines nationwide, and replacing them isn't easy or cheap. But Flint on Tuesday pledged to join the few cities that have gotten rid of the dangerous infrastructure.

As Water Utilities Move Online, Hackers Take Note

America's power grid has gotten a lot of attention, but water utilities are increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks.

With a Year Left, U.S. Transportation Secretary Sets New Goals

Anthony Foxx wants to tear down infrastructure that isolates communities and overhaul the way federal transportation funding is distributed to states and cities.

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