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Louisiana to Receive a Minimum of $6.8 Billion for State Claims Related to BP Oil Spill

April 5, 2016 - in Financial, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

BATON ROUGE—Today the Court approved the settlement between the United States, the five Gulf States and BP for damages stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The Court approved Consent Decree outlines more than $20 billion in damages. Louisiana…

New Orleans Receives a $2 Billion Settlement from FEMA for post-Hurricane Katrina Reconstruction

December 14, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Stormwater

Last week, New Orleans' Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced a $2 billion settlement from FEMA to fix the city's deteriorating interior streets and the sewer…

ZWSoft Enters Into Global Settlement With Autodesk

November 19, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling

GUANGZHOU, China—ZWCAD Software Co., Ltd., ZWCAD Design Co., Ltd., HK ZWCAD Software Ltd., and GLOBAL FORCE DIRECT, LLC. (doing business as ZWCADUSA)…

Pennsylvania Water Utility to Reduce Sewage Discharges to Delaware River and Local Creeks

August 17, 2015 - in Corporate, Water

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2015—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) today announced a settlement with the Delaware County Regional Water Quality Control Authority (DELCORA) resolving alleged Clean Water Act violations…

Gov. McAuliffe Announces Settlement to Recover Taxpayer Dollars from Route 460 Contract

CHESAPEAKE, Va., July 2, 2015—Gov. Terry McAuliffe today announced that his administration has reached an agreement with U.S. 460 Mobility Partners, the company that was contracted to execute the now-cancelled US Route 460 public-private partnership, which…

New Settlement Agreement for Bonner Bridge and N.C. 12

June 16, 2015 - in Bridges, Design/Engineering, Projects

RALEIGH, June 15, 2015—The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) have finalized a settlement agreement with Defenders of Wildlife and the…

Con Ed Agrees to Climate Change Plan

February 25, 2014 - in Energy, Projects

In a groundbreaking agreement, Consolidated Edison, one of New York’s major utility companies, will incorporate plans to protect the power system from the effects of climate change as part of a new multi-year rate plan. The settlement, reached Feb. 20 with…

Seattle and King County, Wash. Agree to Upgrade Combined Stormwater Systems to Protect Local Waters from Raw Sewage Overflows

April 30, 2013 - in Stormwater, Wastewater, Water

King County and the city of Seattle have agreed to invest in major upgrades to local sewage and combined stormwater collection, piping and treatment under settlements with the Department of Justice and the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The state…

Kansas City, Kansas to Improve Sewer and Stormwater Systems

March 22, 2013 - in Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice announced that the Unified Government of Wyandotte Co. and Kansas City, Kan., has agreed to a settlement to address unauthorized overflows of untreated raw sewage and to reduce…