Years of Planning for the South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project: Now It�s Time to Build! Rapidly but Gently!
When a complicated project is completed, and you ask the engineers, "What was the most challenging part of this project?" a couple of difficulties usually come to mind. We�ve all heard war stories from...

Design of Shoreline Protection Measures : The Importance of Geotechnical Engineering in Waterfront Design
Over the past decade, there�s been an increased realization of the need to better protect our shorelines, particularly in urban environments along coastlines that have already been impacted by storm surge...

Site Constraints Complicate a Bulkhead Replacement: It Takes a Team to Overcome the Challenges
North American Aggregates (NAA), a leading supplier of aggregates in the New York area, recently constructed a new processing facility in Perth Amboy, NJ. One of the final components of the new facility...

Carol Bowers, PG, CAE, ENV SP, Hon.D.GE, Aff.M.ASCE, Retires

PFAS in Groundwater, Small Water Systems, and Water Reuse Receive U.S. EPA Scrutiny

The Social Side of Sustainability
Natasha Andrade, Ph.D., a teaching professor in the civil and environmental engineering department at the University of Maryland, College Park, teaches the social side of sustainability....

Pro Bono Solar Project Restores Power to Puerto Rican Shelters

Interconnected Office Buildings to Complement Zhengzhou Shoreline

Multidisciplinary Course Addresses Tomorrow�s Smart Cities
Sean Qian, Ph.D., M.ASCE, an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh, teaches a multidisciplinary course that focuses on...

Sustainable Design Course Puts the Focus on the End User
Lori Troxel, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, professor of practice in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Vanderbilt University, uses �design thinking� to teach sustainability principles....

Engineering Department Makes Diversity a Priority
Beena Sukumaran, Ph.D., M.ASCE, the vice president for research, and the former department head of the Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department, at Rowan University, along with a team of researchers,...

U.S. EPA �Action Plan� Proposes Steps to Improve Public Health

Engineering: An Illustrated History from Ancient Craft to Modern Technology, Edited by Tom Jackson. New York City: Shelter Harbor Press, 2016

U.S. EPA Launches WIFIA Program, Offering New Source Of Financing For Water Projects

U.S. EPA Releases $1-Billion Plan for Cleaning Up Portland�s Harbor

One Book, Four Subjects
At Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, instructors in the civil and environmental engineering department are using one book to teach four branches of civil engineering. It�s a �novel� approach...

Advisory Group Tells U.S. EPA to Require Lead Service Line Replacements

EPA Issues Plan For Dredging Lower Reach of New Jersey�s Passaic River

U.S. EPA Orders New York City to Develop Plan for Reducing Sewer Backups

Coastal Protection Efforts to Benefit From Research Network, 'Living Shoreline' Database

 

 

 

 

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