What we're reading: cost of air traffic delays

$41 billion air traffic delays; Public transportation vs. highways; Melting guns, knives for Olympics; Semiconductor inspiration; 1,000 California solar panels.
Written by Andrew Nusca, Contributor

1.) A California utility company said it will fund the installation of solar panels for 1,000 homes and businesses.

2.) Air traffic delays cost the U.S. more than hurricanes -- to the tune of $41 billion, a report says.

3.) Twice as many jobs would be created if stimulus money is used for public transportation and not highways, coalition says.

4.) Metal from guns and knives seized by London police will be melted down for the 2012 Olympic stadium.

5.) DARPA director: To revive manufacturing in U.S., look to the semiconductor industry.

This post was originally published on Smartplanet.com

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