Impact of Resources on Infrastructure

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Increasing resource requirements place higher demands on our infrastructure.  This can involve over-pressurizing aging gas pipes and overloading power plants and transmission lines;  damage to roads, bridges, and railroad crossings from mammoth coal and ore trucks; and the clogging of highways, railroads, ports, locks, and waterways by trucks, trains, ships, and barges loaded with coal, ore, and petroleum products.

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