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Senator Markey Releases New Report Detailing Asbestos Hazards in Nation’s Schools

December 7, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit

Washington, Dec. 6, 2015—It has been nearly 30 years since passage of the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA), the law that is supposed to protect students, teachers and staff from the hazards of asbestos in school buildings. But in a new report…

U.S. Mayors Report Highlights a Decade of Global Climate Leadership

December 7, 2015 - in Corporate, Environment

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2015—As part of the 2015 U.N. Climate Change Conference, COP 21, in Paris, leaders of The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) released…

Innovative Report Series to Help Inform Decisions by Utility Regulators, Policymakers and Electric Industry

December 7, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy

The electric industry in the U.S. is undergoing significant changes for a number of reasons, including new and improved technologies, changing customer…

Interior Department Delivers Gold King Mine Technical Assessment to Environmental Protection Agency

October 23, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Water

WASHINGTON—The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation delivered a report on its Gold King Mine technical evaluation to the Environmental Protection Agency today. EPA requested an independent review to assess the cause of the August 2015 Gold…

Paper on Earthquake Probability Near Los Angeles Generates Controversy

October 22, 2015 - in Feature, Featured

A research paper from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, recently published in AGU's online journal Earth and Space Sciences, predicts a 99.9 percent likelihood of a major earthquake near Los Angeles within the next three years. This conclusion was inferred…

New Solutions to Concrete Testing Challenges

September 24, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Structural components

According to the authors of a recent article on concrete testing in ACI’s Concrete International magazine, improving the quality of concrete testing can be achieved by stressing education and quality. “Improving the Quality of Concrete Testing” discusses…

Report Details the Cost of Infrastructure Project Delays Across the Nation

September 10, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

New York, NY, Sept. 2, 2015—Delays in approving infrastructure projects cost the nation more than twice what it would cost to fix the infrastructure, according to a new report released today by Common Good, the nonpartisan government reform coalition. Those…

Report Shows a Big Return on Investment with Digital Coast

September 2, 2015 - in Uncategorized

Launched in 2007, Digital Coast features data, tools, training, and information for those who help keep U.S. coasts safe from storms, economically strong, and rich in natural resources. According to a 2015 report, Digital Coast not only provides an impressive…

U.S. Departments of Transportation, Education, and Labor Release Joint Transportation Jobs Report

August 24, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Departments of Transportation, Education, and Labor today released a joint report entitled “Strengthening Skills Training and Career Pathways across the Transportation Industry.” The report details the future growth areas or employment…

New Report Identifies 21 Actions to Help States Address Pedestrian Safety

August 12, 2015 - in Corporate, Roads

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wherever you go, your journey always begins and ends on foot. But how safe is that walk? A new report released today by the Governors Highway Safety Association examines the current pedestrian safety data and research and outlines 21 steps…