At the "Rethinking State Government" conference held at the University of Maine in January 1993, a panel explored the issue of privatization, of using private enterprise to provide public sector services. Tom Sawyer provides his perspective as a private environmental services contractor.
Sawyer, Tom. "The Private Sector’s Comparative Advantage." Maine Policy Review 2.2 (1993) : 81 -83, https://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/mpr/vol2/iss2/12.