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Open for Business: Gov't to Erect $98,670 Outhouse ( Alaska )
CNS News ^ | October 1, 2013 | Eric Scheiner

Posted on 10/01/2013 9:45:09 AM PDT by george76

The Federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently paid $98,670 for the purchase and installation of an outhouse at the Swede Park Trail Head in Alaska.

The purchase includes a single-vault Romtec 1011 "Aspen Single" prefabricated waterless toilet and its installation at the parking area for the trail head.

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The Oregon based company Romtec lists the "Aspen Single" model on its website for “as low as $9,999”, but the BLM says the price they paid likely includes shipping to Alaska.

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The $98,670 contract does not include the pumping out and maintenance of the facility. Those issues are addressed in a separate contract.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Government; US: Alaska; US: District of Columbia; US: New Mexico; US: Oregon
KEYWORDS: blm; corruption; usfs

1 posted on 10/01/2013 9:45:09 AM PDT by george76
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To: george76

I am in the wrong business! I should be installing outhouses for $50,000.00 - $70,000 each!


2 posted on 10/01/2013 9:48:08 AM PDT by apoxonu
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To: george76

$10,000 for the outhouse. $80,000 for the toilet seat.


3 posted on 10/01/2013 9:48:47 AM PDT by DManA
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To: george76

Thats some expensive sh#! there man.


4 posted on 10/01/2013 9:49:54 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: apoxonu

I once stopped in a roadside outhouse in Death Vally at some celebrated place in the very flat bottom....Pearl something? Blue something...I forget....

Anyway, a real salt, borax and other mineral flat that had pretty colors...they dug a hole 20-30 ft. deep and put a shack over it....you could only stay in there long enough to take whiz. Any longer and the chemicals and bodily issue would literally knock you out.


5 posted on 10/01/2013 9:51:22 AM PDT by Gaffer
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6 posted on 10/01/2013 9:52:25 AM PDT by piroque ("In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act")
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To: george76
It will look just like Obama's Presidential Library:


7 posted on 10/01/2013 9:53:15 AM PDT by Bon of Babble (Don’t want to brag...but I can still fit into the earrings I wore in high school!!)
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To: george76

An Obama Office...

well they dont come cheap...

only the best will do..


8 posted on 10/01/2013 9:54:45 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Bon of Babble
*snickering/LOL!*
I love that FR_tagline.

9 posted on 10/01/2013 9:59:46 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: george76

In other news BLM has announced that trail use fees are going to increase this year due to rises in costs to maintain trails.


10 posted on 10/01/2013 10:05:07 AM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: george76

Go after them Sarah and tell em’ you don’t want to see that ‘waste’ from your back porch.


11 posted on 10/01/2013 10:07:03 AM PDT by RetSignman (Standing my ground against group think.)
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To: Bon of Babble

LOL! The old boy who built that to put out in front of his business in Tucumcari would have sold one like it to them a heck of a lot cheaper and thrown in the sign for free.


12 posted on 10/01/2013 10:08:54 AM PDT by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: george76
a hunnert grand ...


13 posted on 10/01/2013 10:49:37 AM PDT by knarf (ack of your time and BILL 'em. say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: george76

Government waste to catch body waste.
What else would you expect from our Nation’s CRAPITOL?


14 posted on 10/01/2013 11:07:12 AM PDT by Islander2
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To: knarf

Now that’s a crapper for the ages— does it include bronze doors? For that kind of money, I expect a marble frieze showing us Emperor Obama smiting the Tea Party barbarians, etc.


15 posted on 10/01/2013 11:17:34 AM PDT by pierrem15 (Claudius: "Let all the poisons that lurk in the mud hatch out.")
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To: apoxonu
That's nothing. In August, Switzerland had the grand unveiling of it's nine $2.2 million government built drive-in prostitution stalls. Each one of these cost taxpayers $250,000.


16 posted on 10/01/2013 11:32:39 AM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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Every time you wipe, you get a free photo of him.


17 posted on 10/01/2013 11:39:55 AM PDT by knarf (ack of your time and BILL 'em. say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: george76

I’m assuming that it’s a composting toilet similar to many in parks on the Rockies. Just another racket for making a particularly influential constituent really fat.


18 posted on 10/01/2013 12:06:05 PM PDT by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt.), Army National Guard, '89-'96)
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To: familyop

$100,000 for a single hole outhouse.

Wonder about another green / solar kickback ?


19 posted on 10/01/2013 3:36:29 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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