Mon, Apr 2, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
Bay Bridge Steel DisputeDownload audio (MP3)
The Alliance of American Manufacturing, a labor-business partnership, is running local billboard ads protesting the use of "100-percent foreign steel" in the new Bay Bridge span. State transportation officials counter that most of the steel in the bridge is actually domestic. We examine the controversy. Is domestic sourcing still feasible in big infrastructure projects?
Host: Michael Krasny
- Bart Ney, senior communications manager for the California Department of Transportation
- Scott Paul, executive director of the Alliance for American Manufacturing