Parsons Brinckerhoff CEO and chairman between 1990 and 2009, who died Nov. 9, expanded the consultant's transportation niche globally and drove revenue results. The firm now is part of Canada-based design giant WSP Global.
U.S. manufacturer First Solar will invest $1B-plus in new Alabama PV production facility as Italy's Enel searches for stateside plant location—but feds have a Dec. 1 deadline to rule on tariffs for component imports from four Asian countries.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology effort is developing resources to help communities make decisions about broader resilience outcomes they want, looking at entire systems rather than individual structures.
Protestors alleged that Energy Dept. evaluation of the WIPP nuclear disposal site contract winner was 'unreasonable,' but the U.S. Government Accountability Office ruled their claims as "without merit."