Members of Congress have introduced a set of bills (called the Frack Pack) that would end exemptions that the oil and gas industry currently receive from some of the country’s bedrock environmental laws -- the Safe Drinking Water Act, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
Thames Water plc (London, U.K.) has selected three teams to undertake portions of the $3.5 billion large-diameter tunnel work associated with the utility’s planned “mega-sewer” project, the 25-kilometer (15.53 miles) Thames Tideway project, reported to be the United Kingdom’s largest water infrastructure project.
A wastewater authority in Pennsylvania reached an $82 million deal with the federal government after it allegedly released eight million gallons of raw sewage into the Susquehanna River and Paxton Creek over six years, the Pennsylvania Record reported.
EDITOR’S NOTE: In 2016, NASSCO will celebrate its 40th year of setting standards for the assessment and rehabilitation of underground infrastructure. As we look forward, we also look back to those who have made significant contributions and have impacted the continued acceptance and use of trenchless technologies.
This installment in the series features Marc Anctil. It is the seventh installment in a series of articles exploring the history of NASSCO through the eyes of industry leaders.
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