Kavya Balaraman

Reporting fellow


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Industry is ready to pour concrete — and release emissions

President Trump's proposed infrastructure bill might not exist yet, but it already has concrete and cement manufacturers on the edge of their seats. While Trump has largely avoided specifics, the concrete sector — and the cement industry that feeds into it — likes what it has heard so far: $1 trillion of public and private capital poured into the construction of roads, railways, bridges, tunnels and airports.