The recent controversy surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline illustrates the difficulties in threading a pipeline across hundreds of miles.
In addition, several high-profile oil and gas pipeline accidents, such as one in San Bruno, Calif., that killed eight, have presented the need for better pipeline management and improved maintenance.
And we will put millions of our people to work as we rebuild it,” Trump said.
Details are still murky, but it appears that the plan will rely on tax credits to spur private investment.
“Our airports are like from a third-world country,” he said. According to the 2016 Skytrax World Airport Awards, the highest-rated airport in the United States was Denver International Airport, which came in 28th.
Kennedy airport was 59th, and LAX barely cracked the top 100, coming in 91st. Army Corps of Engineers estimates that more than 95 percent of overseas trade produced or consumed by the United States moves through our ports.
Lynch from the Committee on American Infrastructure at the American Society of Civil Engineers.