The House’s newly installed Republican leaders are gearing up to vote to repeal the health-care law enacted last year. Repeal is expected to clear the House. But observers say the legislation probably will languish in the Senate, which is still under Democrats’ control. If that scenario plays out, Republicans’ backup plan is to try to remove pieces of the huge health-care measure. But that also may hit roadblocks in the Senate and at the White House. Incoming House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) told reporters on Jan. 4 that Republicans want to make repealing what he termed the “job-killing” health-
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.