The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $868,000 to the city of Clinton, IA, for improvements to its wastewater system. The construction project is expected to be completed by the spring of 2012.
A new, independent non-profit organization is tasked with developing and administering a sustainability rating system for North American infrastructure—the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI). The organization was founded by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), the American Public Works Association (APWA) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
Smart digging always means calling 811 before every job. Digging without calling can lead to severe consequences including harm to those who dig, costly damages to underground infrastructure and utility service disruptions.
A new report prepared by EnSys Energy for the Department of Energy Office of Policy and International Affairs finds that the Keystone XL pipeline would help reduce U.S. imports of foreign oil outside North America.