The Times-Picayune published an article on the S&WB's crumbling water system is part of a national problem: Opinion by Dr. Eric Hardy
Eric M. Hardy teaches in both the History Department and the Environment Program at Loyola University. His current book project is "Atlanta's Water Wars: Technocracy, Racial Politics, and Environmental Activism, 1945-2005."
As a historian of technology whose research focuses on urban development and environmental politics in the United States, I have looked upon the S&WB's recent foibles with a mixture of astonishment and resignation.
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