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Air Conditioners Are Target For Copper Thieves, Atmosphere Suffers

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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Image credit Property Armor A few years ago we would write about how you couldn't walk down the streets of Philadelphia without looking for missing manhole covers, and how entire lamp-posts were being stolen in Baltimore. The recession stopped that, but commodity prices are high again and thieves are back, looking for metal. There is a lot of it in air conditioner condensers, and they are connected by only two pipes and a wire. The Consumerist says it's a favorite quick money-making method for drug addicts.... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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