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Privatizng Water Companies.

by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 17, 2008 11:15 PM PDT
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What's next? The air we breathe?
by Angeline Booher / July 18, 2008 1:51 AM PDT

For some strange reason, I consider our community water as belonging to the community, and we pay our public utility to deliver it to us in a state suitable for safe use, and carry the waste away for proper treatment.

Accidents, both human and of nature happen. But deliver me from those that could happen when a profit margin is at stake.

Angeline
Speakeasy Moderator

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Air? Bill and I aren't worried.
by drpruner / July 18, 2008 3:38 AM PDT

We don't inhale. Happy

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(NT) :-)
by Angeline Booher / July 18, 2008 4:21 AM PDT
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The air is already on the block.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 18, 2008 4:58 AM PDT

Dare I note "cap and trade"? What do you think it's about?

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Cap and trade has nothing to do with air
by critic411 / July 18, 2008 10:10 PM PDT

MONEY !!!!!!!!!!

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It's about money...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 18, 2008 10:25 PM PDT

But it has to do with CO2 emissions which humans do exhale. It's nuts but if there is a way to impose a tax they will.

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There's room for it, just as there is room
by drpruner / July 18, 2008 3:46 AM PDT

for public and private electric utilities. But, as Angeline notes, food, water, and air are necessities of life.

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Only in America and Europe
by Willy / July 18, 2008 10:29 AM PDT

Just where are they from the beginning? Let them start a co. and take it from there. It seems they want a going concern. In fact much is being said of privatizing toll roads, etc..

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Somehow, I suspect these people want to take someone
by Kiddpeat / July 18, 2008 11:41 AM PDT

else's water, and sell it back to them or sell it elsewhere. I understand LA did this a few decades ago to some farmers who had water that LA wanted. The farmers are long since out of business and gone.

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The water bears don't care.
by James Denison / July 19, 2008 3:54 PM PDT
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