Although most people don’t think about it, the management of solid waste is one of the most critical issues facing municipalities throughout the United States. Challenges arise every day as society tosses out more and more wastes, the number of landfills available for use continues to decline, regulations grow and the cost of providing services increases. Financially and logistically, the management of solid waste is becoming ever more difficult. » Read More
The focus of much of the mainstream media coverage of the Northern Rock nationalization has been directed towards the fate of the stricken lender’s long-suffering shareholders. But it's tough to find sympathy for equity investors.