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  • Keeping green in the black

    Nontraditional sources of labor make recycling possible.

  • Fresh from the show floor

    This year's newest trucks and accessories.

  • View from the top

    For nearly 50 years, the American Public Works Association has been rewarding excellence and dedication in public service by naming the industry's "Top Ten Leaders of the Year" during National Public Works Week.

  • Pioneer of a Plant

    Lessons learned from 10 years of low-pressure membrane operations.

  • Much-Needed Improvements Get the Green Light

  • Power to the Pickup

    To this writer's eyes, the biggest news to come out of this year's North American International Auto Show in Detroit was that two major light-duty truck manufacturers introduced new models.

  • Michigan city chips in on ‘green’effort

    Battle Creek is the latest municipality to implement eco-friendly practices in its infrastructure management operations

  • PUBLIC WORKS Briefs June 2007

  • Field of dreams

    A blind girl now believes she can go to college because she can hit a ball. A boy confined to a wheelchair can play like his older brother. A dad fulfills his dream of coaching his son's team. This can-do attitude comes from adaptive baseball fields and leagues.

  • Safety at a crossroads

    A lot of action occurs at an intersection. Cars and trucks speed in from all directions, stopping, turning, changing lanes. Introducing other variables—such as poor visibility, bad weather, inadequate signage, and human error—to these hubs of activity leads to a recipe for disaster.