Engineering

The Latest: Report aims to block Asian carp from Great Lakes

Aug 7, 2017

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases draft report on possible measures at a crucial site in Illinois that could prevent invasive Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan

Report proposes steps to keep Asian carp out of Great Lakes

Aug 7, 2017

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to release a draft report on possible measures at a crucial site in Illinois that could prevent invasive Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan

Army corps to release delayed report on blocking Asian carp

Jul 31, 2017

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will release a previously delayed report on measures that could be taken at an Illinois waterway chokepoint to prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes

Get Started: Agencies start process to rescind water rule

Jul 31, 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers have started a process aimed at rescinding a federal regulation that sought to expand government jurisdiction over bodies of water, including some on private lands

Illinois man pleads guilty to seeking bribes in Afghanistan

Jul 27, 2017

A 48-year-old central Illinois man who worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Afghanistan has pleaded guilty to soliciting $320,000 in bribes from Afghan contractors

Robots, race cars and weather: Girl Scouts offer new badges

Jul 25, 2017

Girl Scouts of the USA introduce 23 new badges to further nudge girls as young as 5 to embrace science, engineering, technology and math

Philippine quake damages power plant, causes landslides

Jul 7, 2017

A strong earthquake damaged a power plant, caused landslides and cracked buildings and roads in the central Philippines, injuring scores of people and cutting off outlying villages

Ominous and overlooked: Back-bay flooding plagues millions

May 30, 2017

Back-bay flooding tends to be overshadowed by more dramatic oceanfront storm damage but is no less insidious

Ex-governor's ambitions paved way to dam crisis, records say

May 15, 2017

Historical records reveal the late Gov. Pat Brown misled voters about the cost of building the nation's tallest dam, ignored recommendations to delay construction and dismissed allegations that substandard materials were used to build the project

Senators want more details on Corps' Dakota Access decisions

Apr 5, 2017

Two Democratic U.S. senators want the chief of the Army Corps of Engineers to explain the agency's decision-making regarding the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline

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