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Infrastructure, Public Utilities, Public Water System, Public Works

Freese and Nichols Expands in Florida with Water Utilities Specialist Tom Cross

May 7, 2020

Via: American Infrastructure

TAMPA, Florida – May 7, 2020 – Freese and Nichols, Inc., continues building their Florida team with the addition of Senior Project Manager Tom Cross, PE, Assoc. DBIA, to lead transmission, utilities and pump station projects for municipal clients across […]


Basic Services, Emergency Services

EPA’s Final Regional Haze Guidance Highlights State Discretion, Flexibility

August 22, 2019

Via: PowerMag

New guidance issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Aug. 20 to help states prepare for the second implementation period of the federal regional haze program puts emphasis on “discretion and flexibilities” they can use to comply with long-standing […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Explosions from gas utility lines kill 1, injure 10 in Massachusetts

September 14, 2018

Via: Utility Dive

The dozens of fires that engulfed homes in Northern Massachusetts highlight the inherent risks of fossil fuel infrastructure and are likely to add to public animus in a region where residents are already critical of the natural gas sector. According […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

US poised to become leader in gas exports, but some fear price impacts

August 15, 2017

Via: American Infrastructure

Natural gas producers are only just beginning to access an entirely new market, a potential boon to their bottom lines. But if those energy supplies are sent into higher-priced global markets, will there be an impact on consumers in the […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

DTE Plans New 1,100-MW Gas Plant Near Detroit

August 2, 2017

Via: PowerMag

DTE Energy has filed plans with the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) to build a 1,100-MW natural gas-fired power plant on about 100 acres east of the existing Belle River Power Plant, northeast of Detroit near the Canadian border. The […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

U.S. Infrastructure Renewal: Who Should Pay the Bill?

July 27, 2017

Via: American Infrastructure

In recent years, pessimism about the U.S. infrastructure has been growing, notes Wharton real estate professor Gilles Duranton, a specialist in urban and regional development, transportation and local public finance. “More and more, it is said that the overall infrastructure […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

New Nebraska wind farm to significantly boost wind power

July 18, 2017

Via: American Infrastructure

A new wind farm in northeast Nebraska is expected to boost wind power to about 40 percent of the Omaha Public Power District’s electricity generation by the end of 2019. OPPD President Tim Burke told the utility’s board of directors […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Analysis Shows U.S. Nuclear Plants Losing $2.9 Billion Annually

June 16, 2017

Via: PowerMag

Increased use of less-expensive natural gas and renewable sources of energy for power generation is putting financial pressure on U.S. nuclear power plants, according to an analysis of electricity costs from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Nicholas Steckler, an analyst […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Proposed Wisconsin Gas-Fired Plant Would Aid Utilities’ Renewable Initiatives

June 12, 2017

Via: PowerMag

Minnesota Power and Wisconsin’s Dairyland Power Cooperative announced plans to co-develop a combined cycle natural gas–fired power plant, a 550-MW facility designed to provide backup power for the utilities’ efforts to expand their use of renewable energy sources. The Nemadji […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Stormwater management plan unveiled for Chester

June 9, 2017

Via: American Infrastructure

City, public and private officials launched an initiative that would create the Stormwater Authority of the City of Chester to foster stormwater management and economic development in a model participants hope will be replicated throughout the country. “This is one […]