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American Civils War: Ageing infrastructure to 'cost $3.9 trillion over 10 years'

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America's infrastructure continues its slow but hugely expensive decline.
America's infrastructure continues its slow but hugely expensive decline.
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The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has warned that the US will lose 2.5 million jobs and $3.9 trillion in gross domestic product (GDP) over the next 10 years unless it spends a further $1.4 trillion to improve transport, power and water infrastructure.
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Scott Baker is a Managing Editor & The Economics Editor at Opednews, and a blogger for Huffington Post, Daily Kos, and Global Economic Intersection.

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