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Critical Infrastructure , Interdependencies , and Resilience

  title={Critical Infrastructure , Interdependencies , and Resilience},
  author={Thomas D. O’Rourke and Thomas R. Briggs}
The concept of critical infrastructure is evolving. In the 1980s, concerns about aging public works led the National Council on Public Works Improvement (1988) to focus on infrastructure in the public sector, such as highways, roads, bridges, airports, public transit, water supply facilities, wastewater treatment facilities, and solid-waste and hazardous-waste services. In the 1990s, as a result of increased international terrorism, infrastructure was redefined in terms of national security… 

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