ENR Protestersboth for and against the health care lawlined up outside the Supreme Court building chanting slogans and carrying signs. Construction industry sources say they are hopeful that the U.S. Supreme Court overturns President Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which they contend is problematic for employers. The case is being closely watched across the nation, as the justices sit through six hours over three days of oral arguments March 26-28 and consider the constitutionality of the law’s requirement that individuals purchase health insurance by 2014 or pay a penalty. The law is being challenged by 26 states and
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.