Posts Tagged ‘ infrastructure ’

Rethinking Fixed Rail in Hawaii: An Open Letter to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood

October 2, 2012 Ray LaHood Secretary of Transportation U.S. Department of Transportation 1200 New Jersey Ave, SE Washington, DC 20590 Dear Secretary LaHood, While it might be considered a bit liberal for current mainstream ideology, the expenditure of federal monies for the development of local infrastructure is an effective and proven course in restoring an economy. A good example is...
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GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt, The Head Of Obama’s Jobs Council, Is Moving Jobs And Economic Infrastructure To China At A Blistering Pace

GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt, The Head Of Obama’s Jobs Council, Is Moving Jobs And Economic Infrastructure To China At A Blistering Pace

Jeffrey Immelt, the head of Barack Obama's highly touted "Jobs Council", is moving even more GE infrastructure to China.  GE makes more medical-imaging machines than anyone else in the world, and now GE has announced that it "is moving the headquarters of its 115-year-old X-ray business to Beijing".  Apparently, this is all part of...
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Scavengers Stealing Batteries from Tsunami Sirens

Scavengers Stealing Batteries from Tsunami Sirens

The Honolulu City Department of Emergency Management has asked for the public’s help in monitoring outdoor warning sirens for vandalism and reporting any suspicious activity. Thieves have broken into the Haleiwa Beach Park siren and stolen batteries three times in the past several months. Other sirens have also been broken into and had batteries removed. These...
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