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12 Mar, 2009

The TVA Ash Spill Aftermath

Posted by: Skylar In: news

If you’ve been reading the past postings here, you’ll know about the TVA ash spill incident a couple month’s back.  Well, there’s been a lot going on since then, as the Engineering-News Record reports: TVA says it will likely switch from wet to dry storage at all its coal plants and sell all qualifying ash [...]

27 Jan, 2009

EPA: Low Impact Development Video

Posted by: Skylar In: Stormwater

The EPA has posted a video demonstrating some of the techniques used in low impact development (LID) to reduce stormwater runoff.  Included in the video are: rain gardens, green roofs, and rain barrels. It seems that the video is targetted more towards the general population than engineers and designers.   Nonetheless, I found some points interesting [...]


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