Just as much of the country is deeply divided over political issues, a chasm is emerging between supporters of the Environmental Protection Agency’s greenhouse gas regulations and an array of opponents. Photo: Courtsey Of Fluor Corp. Wet flue gas desulfurization handles sulfur dioxide, but regulations for greenhouse gas emissions would likely require another level of technology development. Photo: Courtsey Of The Shaw Group Scrubber technology may help prolong life for besieged coal-burning plants. Critics say the regulations are an example of overreach by the federal agency, which will both cost jobs and stall major construction projects. Many utilities in the
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.