08 Sep '11, 12am

Why a Smart Infrastructure Bank is the Right Way to Rebuild America

Why a Smart Infrastructure Bank is the Right Way to Rebuild America

This article originally appeared on CleanEdge . It wasn't exactly a quiet or peaceful summer. Congress and President Obama battled it out over the debt ceiling, Standard & Poor's downgraded America's credit rating, Italy and Spain became the latest countries to join the Eurozone's solvency crisis, and there was continued unrest in the Middle East. Add in the jobs crisis, and it was a summer that sizzled hotter than the record-breaking heat wave that hit much of the country. With the president addressing the nation today on America's jobs challenge, I wanted to lay out my own thoughts on an innovative way to fund job growth and implement clean-tech infrastructure projects around the country. First, let's look at some of the significant issues facing our country: The U. S. has a backlog of basic infrastructure investments that need to be attended to, or we risk more collapse...

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