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By now, most people in North America – indeed, around the world – are well aware of the growing energy treasure trove being discovered in shale rock.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Failed crops drooping over dry, rock-hard soil backed by record heat . . . dried lake beds and farm ponds . . . reservoirs falling to dangerously-low levels . . . wildfires burning tens of thousands of acres, consuming everything in their path . . .

And the list goes on.

New Castle County, DE, has awarded RJN Group Inc. two collection system project extensions within the White Clay Creek Sewer Basin.

The Pennsylvania Senate has unanimously passed Senator Ted Erickson’s Senate Bill 1261 allowing municipalities to create stormwater authorities.

WennSoft Evolution is a complete operational solution for organizations focused on work order management, asset management, installation, field service and maintenance.

The developer of a 333-mile transmission line that will run from Canada to New York City plans to issue a solicitation for an engineering, procurement and construction contract after reaching a settlement on Feb. 24 with state agencies and environmental groups in New York. The settlement re-routes some sections of the line away from environmentally sensitive areas and creates a $117 million environment benefit fund.

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) and six national water groups sent a letter to Congress urging the House and Senate to reject the offered reductions to the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) and to maintain funding for these two key clean water programs at the FY12 levels.

Parker-Stockstill Construction, Elm City, NC, has carved out a solid niche installing natural gas transmission and distribution lines in central and eastern North Carolina.

The new L60G, L70G and L90G are the latest wheel loaders from Volvo Construction Equipment in the 13 to 17 ton class. Torque Parallel linkage combines power with precision making them ideal in material handling jobs and where fast work cycles are needed.

David O'Sullivan, President, PW Trenchless Construction Inc.

In the past 10 years, the concept of climate change has become a big talking issue. There are two extreme camps that have become very polarized on either side taking the “pro or against” ideology. However like all issues, there is the silent majority still sitting in the middle.

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