In order to serve the growing needs of the northwestern portion of the Elm Fork Interceptor System for the Central Regional Wastewater System (CRWS) service area, the Trinity River Authority (TRA) of Texas has entered into an agreement with RJN Group Inc. to provide them with final design engineering services for the Elm Fork Interceptor System Improvements Project.
Representatives Bob Latta (R-OH) and Tim Walz (D-MN) introduced H.R. 3862, The Clean Water Affordability Act, Jan. 14 to assist financially challenged communities advance of clean water projects while minimizing the financial impacts on ratepayers and municipal budgets.
The Associated Press reports that the Public Service Commission of North Dakota last year approved more than $1 billion worth of energy-related projects, and officials expect at least that level of activity in 2014.
Recently announced Department of Labor (DOL) statics show that the unionized private-sector workforce grew in 2013 to about 8.1 million workers, the most since 2009 and an increase of 277,000 workers from 2012, as reported by the Pipe Line Contractors Association.