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Infrastructure Takes a Front Seat at National Governors Meeting

Article: Infrastructure Takes a Front Seat at National Governors Meeting

WASHINGTON, DC, February 23, 2009 (ENS) – The National Governors Association 2009 Winter Meeting wrapped up today with a session on best practices from around the world for financing infrastructure repairs and upgrades. The governors charted what they called “an action-based roadmap” for the chairman’s initiative Strengthening Our Infrastructure for a Sustainable Future. Each year,…

Engineers Give Georgia Infrastructure a Grade of 'C'

Article: Engineers Give Georgia Infrastructure a Grade of 'C'

ATLANTA, Georgia, January 14, 2009 (ENS) – The 2009 Georgia Infrastructure Report Card, released on Tuesday by the Georgia Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers, gave the state’s infrastructure a cumulative grade of ‘C.’ The engineers concluded that Georgia’s infrastructure requires an investment of more than $150 billion over the next 30 years…

Conferences Highlight Low Impact Development

Article: Conferences Highlight Low Impact Development

SEATTLE, Washington, November 17, 2008 (ENS) – The 2008 International Low Impact Development Conference opened Sunday at the Westin Seattle, sponsored by the Environmental & Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers, ASCE. In his inaugural address, the new ASCE president D. Wayne Klotz, called on fellow professionals to take more credit…