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THE NEWSHOUR WITH JIM LEHRER
America in Gridlock: [VIDEO] Zombie Highways: Highway vs. Nature

Blueprint America correspondent Rick Karr in a web report from Alabama on the environmental impact of building highways, and the growth they can create.

Aug 10th, 2009

PUBLIC TELEVISION DOCUMENTARY
Liquid Assets: The Story of Our Water Infrastructure

In America, the complex drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure systems are aging. Explore the history, engineering challenges, and political and economic realities of these hidden assets that support our way of life.

Dec 29th, 2008

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [RADIO] The Delaware Aqueduct’s sprung a leak!

The longest tunnel in the world supplies New York City with drinking water - and it's leaking. Blueprint America correspondent Rick Karr takes a look at the catastrophe that's unfolding several hundred feet underground.

Oct 24th, 2008

WEEKEND AMERICA
Audio: Extended Interviews

Blueprint America correspondent Rick Karr in extended interviews with the Deputy Commissioner of NYC Department of Environmental Protection in the Bureau of Water Supply and a staff attorney with the environmental advocacy group Riverkeeper regarding the leak in the Delaware aqueduct.

Oct 24th, 2008

THE DIG
The Imperial Valley water reservoir

California began construction on a $250 million reservoir to store water from the Colorado River that, until now, has been flowing down into Mexico.

Oct 22nd, 2008

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [VIDEO] The Infrastructure Debate — A Two-way Street

The NewsHour’s Ray Suarez talks with Chris Edwards, the director of fiscal policy at the CATO Institute, and Michael Gallis, an urban development consultant, on the future of America’s infrastructure.

Oct 14th, 2008

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