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Michael Drennan to Manage Watershed Management Projects in California

July 15, 2016 - in People, Water

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Michael Drennan has been named a vice president in the Los Angeles office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization. In his new position as a technical director for watershed management,…

Mott MacDonald Expands Oil and Gas Practice in California

June 30, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Oil & Gas, People

Mott MacDonald is expanding its oil and gas consulting business in California with the appointment of Blake Evans as Principal. Evans has over 25 years’…

CH2M Awarded Program Management Services Contract by RailPros for Redlands Passenger Rail Project

June 16, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Projects, Rail

RailPros, an engineering and management firm serving the California rail market, has awarded a program management services contract to CH2M to assist…

TRIP Report Identifies 125 California Transportation Projects with Economic Impact

May 12, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Transportation

TRIP, a national transportation research group, has identified 125 transportation projects that are needed to support economic growth. TRIP rated each needed transportation improvement as either having a green light, a yellow light or a red light in terms…

Parties Agree to Klamath River Dam Removal Plan

April 6, 2016 - in Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

SALEM, Ore. — The States of Oregon and California, PacifiCorp and the federal government – through the U.S. Departments of the Interior and Commerce – announced an agreement-in-principle to move forward with amending the Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement…

California High-speed Rail Authority Releases Draft Business Plan

February 24, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Rail

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) today released the Draft 2016 Business Plan, a foundational document for implementing the California High-Speed Rail program that reflects the transition from planning to construction…

L.A. County, L.A. Cities and Environmental Groups Announce New Roadmap for Historic Scaling Up of Decentralized, Alternate Water Supplies

February 18, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

LOS ANGELES, Calif.—If the drought ended this year, Californians would be thrilled; but it wouldn’t change the need for what most now realize is a scaling up of, and innovative approaches to, different types of water sources.  This morning, representatives…

Budget Proposal Addresses Western Drought

February 10, 2016 - in Corporate, Water

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. – Today, President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2017 budget to Congress, which includes funding for drought-stricken areas in the West, especially in California. California is in the fifth year of unprecedented drought, and increased…

U.S. EPA Announces More than $182 Million for Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Projects in California

January 29, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Financial, Water

CARLSBAD–The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld announced more than $182 million in funding to California for investment in statewide improvements in local drinking water and wastewater infrastructure and the…

Rudolph And Sletten Announces New Awards Valued At $490 Million

January 28, 2016 - in Construction, Corporate

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.—Tutor Perini Corporation (NYSE: TPC), a leading civil and building construction company, announced today that its California building subsidiary, Rudolph and Sletten, has been awarded the following projects collectively valued at approximately…