Interesting news items
WIFIA was approved:
Good news for water funding, but still a drop in the bucket of what is needed
Power utilities are not really interested in coal regardless what Congress and the President do to encourage it.
Are we surprised? Coal is dirty and creates obvious problems. Coal emissions caused English kings to ban coal in London 400+ years ago. Coal jobs are not coming back. Nor are manufacturing jobs. It has nothing to do with China – everything to do with technology (robots).
Broward College is seeking $29 million for classroom upgrades because there are not enough seats in the classrooms. The rooms are cramped and the “old seal with a wooden table on top isn’t big enough to accommodate students today.” It doesn’t take much to read between those lines. About like Texas making manholes 28 inches in diameter because the guys cant fit into the smaller ones anymore….
But Beijing is sinking:
Not sure how that correlates, but interesting….