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Our nation"s infrastructure

United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee

Our nation"s infrastructure

hearings before the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, August 9, 31, and September 7, 1983.

by United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Infrastructure (Economics) -- United States,
    • Public works -- United States -- Finance

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 98-647
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF25 .E2 1983p
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 619 p. :
      Number of Pages619
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3000031M
      LC Control Number84602527

      Our Common Future, Chairman's Foreword "A global agenda for change" - this was what the World Commission on Environment and Development was asked to formulate. It was an urgent call by the General Assembly of the United Nations: to propose long-term environmental strategies for achieving sustainable development by the year and beyond;. Infrastructure is the fundamental facilities and systems serving a country, city, or other area, including the services and facilities necessary for its economy to function. Infrastructure is composed of public and private physical improvements such as roads, railways, bridges, tunnels, water supply, sewers, electrical grids, and telecommunications (including Internet connectivity and.

      "Our nation's critical infrastructure includes the public and private systems and assets vital to national security, economic stability, and public health and safety. Federal policy identifies 16 critical infrastructure sectors, including the financial services, energy, .   Secure borders are essential to our national sovereignty. Managing the flow of people and goods into the United States is critical to maintaining our national security. Illegal aliens compromised the security of our Nation by illegally entering the United States or overstaying their authorized period of .

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