Ground Improvement for Underground Construction
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Underground construction is "special" because the work may be performed at great depths and under high groundwater pressures. All too often, it seems to take place in urban areas where there is limited...

Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction
The Journal accepts papers and articles spanning legal issues and litigation pertaining to all areas of engineering and construction, including contract law and interpretation; professional...

Patents: What Every Engineer Should Know
Ignoring patent law can have serious consequences for civil engineers. They may sacrifice valuable patent rights or they may risk exposing themselves to a patent infringement lawsuit....

State and Federal Funding for Beach Restoration Projects
California's beaches are an integral part of its culture and identity. The state's beaches are eroding at an alarming rate. Addressing this concern, CalCoast and CSBPA co-sponsored legislation...

Responding to Clean Air Act Requirements

The Collision of Surf, Sand, and the Law at Lechuza Beach: Coastal Processes and Public-Private Shore Boundaries
In order to undertake coastal development opportunities, the property owner must first establish the boundary between public and private property along the beachfront in order to demonstrate...

Personal Rapid Transit (PRT): Solving Traditional Mobility Problems with New Technology—The Chicago RTA Experience
The Regional Transportation Authority's (RTA) Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) development effort began as a vision. Guided by statutory mandate, staggering gridlock and the unique travel...

The Law and Practice of Construction Arbitration in the Philippines

Paradigm Shift in Maryland Stormwater Management Regulations

Incorporating Yellow-Page Databases in GIS-Based Transportation Models

The Impacts of Trade Agreements on State and Provincial Laws

When the Property is the Project: Integrating the Federal Power Act with the Requirements of the National Historic Preservation Act at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

EPAct is a Timesaver for Hydroelectric Developers

Mandatory Conditioning Requirements: Strategies Following Bangor Hydro-Electric v. FERC, Rainsong v. FERC and Bennett v. Spear

Federal Regulation of Hydropower: What Changes are Necessary to Allow Hydropower to Compete in the New Competitive Power Market?

Liability of Engineers When Wetlands Laws Change
Engineers who perform wetlands delineations or design facilities in wetlands areas are increasingly sued in court when wetlands laws or regulations change. Owners and developers whose...

Water Allocation on US/Mexico Boundaries
This paper provides a transboundary water sharing case study on the planning and management of Rio Grande waters in and around El Paso, Texas. The presentation also points out the diversity...

The Watershed Approach: A Framework for Action
This paper describes and promotes a workable framework for watershed management as an effective means to address the nation's remaining water resource problems, with the ulthnte...

Commercial Wetland Mitigation Banking
Wetland mitigation banking, although practiced for more than fifteen years, is a concept just beginning to be widely embraced and implemented as an important wetlands regulatory and management...

Recasting a Foundry (Available only in Structures Special Issue)
Even as the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard sails toward closure under the 1991 Base Realignment and Closure Law, work at the base foundry has accelerated since the 1980s. The foundry uses...

 

 

 

 

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