Chris Mitchell Presents in Brussels on the State of Fiber in the U.S.

Date: 2 Dec 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Chris was recently invited to present in Brussels on the experience of U.S. cities and fiber optic investment. The event was organized by the Swedish Association of Local Authorities (SALAR) and Stokab (The City of Stockholm IT infrastructure company). Mitchell gave an overview of the situation in the US and described the difficulties of getting high-capacity broadband, even … Read More

VICTORY! Arizona Court Overturns Renewable Energy Credits for Incinerators

Date: 18 Jul 2013 | posted in: Energy, waste - anti-incineration, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

For the first time a court of law has disqualified trash burning as a non-renewable energy source. The Sierra Club Grand Canyon Chapter in Arizona has been victorious in its challenge to the Arizona Corporation Commission’s ruling that trash burning could qualify for renewable energy credits.… Read More

The End of the Post Office as a Public Institution?

Date: 6 Feb 2013 | posted in: From the Desk of David Morris, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

“When the post office is closed, the flag comes down.  When the human side of government closes its doors, we’re all in trouble.”   Senator Jennings Randolph (West Virginia) 1958-85 For the post office the end game is on.  This year the post office will close half its processing centers.  By late spring a first class … Read More

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