Related Links: Small-business Bill Aims To Spur Loans President Obama has signed into law a small-business bill providing $12 billion in tax breaks and a new $30-billion loan program. Among small-business owners with Obama at the Sept. 27 bill signing was Tony Scovazzo of AJS Consulting Engineers, Alexandria, Va. Obama said the firm is on the waiting list for a Small Business Administration loan. When it gets the loan, he said the firm would “be able to buy new office space and hire three people to do energy-efficient HVAC work.”
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.