|12/10/2013||Supreme Court Looks at EPA Rule on Cross-State Pollution|
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court indicated Tuesday it could breathe new life into a federal rule requiring states to reduce power plant pollution from the South and Midwest that fouls the air in the eastern U.S.
|12/09/2013||UW-Milwaukee Proposes Microgrid Facility|
Dec. 09--The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is proposing to create a microgrid combining wind, solar and battery power at a research building in Glendale.
|12/10/2013||Wis. DOT Names Low Bidder for St. Croix Bridge Approach Work|
Dec. 10--The apparent low bidder has been named for the construction of the first part of Wisconsin's approach to the new St. Croix River bridge.
|12/09/2013||Matrix Service Buys U.S. Subsidiary of Norwegian Firm Kvaerner for $80.3M|
Dec. 09--Tulsa based Matrix Service Company is buying Norwegian based Kvaerner North American Construction, Inc. (KNAC) from Norwegian firm Kvaerner ASA in an all-cash transaction worth $80.3 million, Matrix announced Monday.
|12/10/2013||Seattle Officials Approve Design of Amazon 'Bubble Building'|
Dec. 10--The Seattle Department of Planning and Development has approved Amazon.com's design for building a 38-story office tower and a five-story structure of three intersecting spheres on its block between 6th and 7th avenues and Blanchard and Lenora streets.
|12/10/2013||No Bail for Two Charged in Deadly Philadelphia Building Collapse|
PHILADELPHIA - A judge has ruled that two men facing charges in a Philadelphia building collapse that killed six people will remain behind bars until their next court date in February.
|12/10/2013||Delta Water Tunnel Plan Presents California With Tough Choices|
Dec. 10--A new future for the troubled Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta was laid out for public review Monday in 34,000 sprawling pages of analysis associated with two giant water-diversion tunnels proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
|12/09/2013||California Releases EIS for $25B Delta Water Tunnel Project|
Dec. 09--Gov. Jerry Brown's $25 billion plan to build two massive tunnels that would make it easier to move water from Northern California to farms in the Central Valley, and cities in Silicon Valley and the Los Angeles area, reached a milestone Monday with the release of the project's 25,000-page environmental study.
|12/09/2013||World Bank: Mideast Water Accord Signed, Clearing Way for Red Sea Desal Project|
WASHINGTON -- The World Bank says senior Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian officials have signed an agreement to share scarce water resources in the Mideast region that includes use of desalinated sea water.
|12/05/2013||Despite Setbacks, Calif. High-Speed Rail Authority Says Project Is Still Progressing|
SACRAMENTO, Calif._Critics and many political observers might see California's bullet-train project as nearly dead, but state officials made clear Thursday that the train is still heading down the rails at full speed.
|12/08/2013||One Month Later, Progress in Philippine Typhoon Zone|
TACLOBAN, Philippines -- The government is back at work, and markets are laden with fruits, pork, fish and bread.
|12/07/2013||Replacement for N.C.'s Bonner Bridge Hits Legal Roadblocks|
Dec. 07--HATTERAS ISLAND, N.C. -- State and local officials loudly blamed environmental groups' legal battles for this week's sudden closure of the deteriorating Herbert C. Bonner Bridge for safety reasons, cutting off this island from the mainland.
|12/07/2013||Proposed Minn. Pipeline Poses Conflict With Potential Copper Mine|
Dec. 07--Another resource squabble has flared in northern Minnesota.
|12/09/2013||Sandy-battered Jersey Shore Town Awaits $40M Seawall|
Dec. 09--MANTOLOKING, N.J. -- Work on a $40 million, four-mile-long steel seawall that will extend through this Ocean County town and into the beachfront areas of neighboring Brick Township trounced by Hurricane Sandy could begin early next year, officials said.
|12/06/2013||Environmental Regulators Approve Design Plan for Baltimore Harbor Point Project|
Dec. 06--State and federal environmental regulators approved Beatty Development Group LLC's design plans for the Harbor Point project Thursday, allowing the group to begin work on the former factory site, according to a state spokesman.
|12/08/2013||Coastal N.J. Homes Raised After Sandy, But Many Roads May Still Flood|
Dec. 08--Raising houses in flood-prone areas has been a key part of rebuilding efforts following Hurricane Sandy.
|12/07/2013||Calif. Delta Water Tunnel Project Needs $1.2B More for Planning|
Dec. 07--The giant Delta water-diversion tunnels proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown need $1.2 billion more spent on planning and design before construction starts or is even assured.
|12/07/2013||Northeast Corridor High-Speed-Rail Plan Slows to 160 mph|
Dec. 07--Has Amtrak abandoned its vision of 220-mile-per-hour bullet trains speeding up and down the Northeast Corridor?
|12/06/2013||U.S. Grants Wind Farms Leeway on Eagle Deaths|
WASHINGTON -- Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades.
|12/08/2013||Workers Breaks Ground on $110M Development in Philly's University City Neighborhood|
Dec. 08--UNIVERSITY CITY has seen a lot of changes by way of more fine restaurants and trendy shops in the last decade.
|12/05/2013||Design-Build Consultant Chosen for Tampa Airport's $943M Expansion|
Dec. 05--Dallas-based design-build consultant Austin Commercial will launch Tampa International Airport's $943 million expansion project, expected to create 8,000 construction and other preparation jobs, the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority decided in a 5-0 vote Thursday.
|12/05/2013||BP Pushes Technical Limits to Tap Extreme Fields|
HOUSTON -- BP's strategy after the Deepwater Horizon tragedy: Go deeper.
|12/05/2013||FIFA: Completion Date of Damaged World Cup Stadium in Brazil Pushed Back to April|
COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil -- FIFA expects the World Cup stadium in Sao Paulo that was damaged in a fatal construction accident to be ready by mid-April, just two months before the start of the World Cup..
|12/05/2013||New Va. Gov. Wants to Put the Brakes on $1.4B U.S. 460 Project|
Dec. 05--RICHMOND -- Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe signaled Wednesday that he might put the brakes on one of his predecessor's top transportation priorities: a tolled, limited-access highway that would parallel U.S. 460 from Suffolk to Petersburg.
|12/05/2013||IAEA Says TEPCO Should Consider Releasing Radioactive Water From Crippled Nuke Plant|
Dec. 05--A team of experts sent by the International Atomic Energy Agency suggested Wednesday that Tokyo Electric Power Co. should consider discharging toxic water from the Fukushima No.