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February 11, 2008



ENR February 11, 2008
COVER STORY

PEOPLE
DOT Secretary Mary Peters Pushes Big Shift for Roads,Transit
Transportation Secretary Mary Peters is finishing her tenure and pushing for changes in federal transportation policy that puts more funding responsibility on states. Full Story.

Cover Photo: Guy Lawrence/ENR

FEATURE
WATER SIPPLY
Desal Thunder Down Under:
Australia Copes with Climate Change

The world’s driest continent is dealing with a parched climate-change situation by building large-scale desalination plants. Full Story.

NEWS
  1. FEDERAL BUDGET
    Bush Proposal Roughs Up Construction Funds
  2. LEGAL
    Flood-Damage Suit Dismissed
  3. COMPANIES
    New Owner Pushes Change For Scandal-Plagued Veco
  4. LEGISLATION
    Florida’s Property-Tax Vote Has Industrywide Implications
  5. INVESTIGATIONS
    Multiple Errors Led To Beam Failure
  6. LEVEES
    Corps of Engineers Readies Clay Stockpile in New Orleans
  7. RESEARCH
    DOE Drops Clean-Coal Plant To Focus on Carbon Capture
  8. NUCLEAR POWER
    Cancellation, Postponement Mark Nuclear Sector’s Revival
  9. OIL SANDS
    Expansion by Producers Stretches Alberta Workforce

DEPARTMENTS
  1. Letters
  2. Construction Week
  3. Construction Economics
  4. Products
  5. Equipment Tracks & Trends
  6. People
  7. Pulse
  8. Editorials

 

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