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As reported in the New York Times, spurred by a series of train crashes, the United States said on April 24 that they would push forward their tank standards for transportation of oil by rail, potentially resolving a critical safety issue that has been bogged down in the regulatory process for years.

The American Water Works Association has tracked water industry issues and trends since its founding in 1881.

Atlas Copco was named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the second consecutive year.

Robert Carpenter, Editor

It’s a big, new world. At least big in terms of horizontal directional drilling rigs (HDD).

Gas utilities and the contractors that work for them, together build the infrastructure that delivers safe and reliable gas to countless American’s every day, in a cooperative process that requires experience, trust and continuous communication.

A federal court decision allowing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to move forward with a rule limiting mercury emissions from power plants has heightened concerns in some quarters about interstate pipeline infrastructure inadequacy.

Swagelining was contracted to rehabilitate 5,300 feet of existing 30-inch cast iron water transmission main originally installed in 1927 in the city of Amarillo, TX.

CH2M HILL recently named Greg McIntyre as president of its Global Water Market in addition to Bernie Bullert who will serve as principal project manager for the Water and Strategic Consulting Team.

As part of the Texas Water Development Board’s ongoing efforts to promote awareness about water needs, the agency has launched an interactive website based on the 2012 State Water Plan (www.texasstatewaterplan.org).

As reported in Water Online, the Massachusetts Senate recently cleared a major water infrastructure bill.

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