Engineering

Ex-governor's ambitions paved way to dam crisis, records say

May 15, 2017

Historical records reveal the late Gov. Pat Brown misled voters about the cost of building the nation's tallest dam, ignored recommendations to delay construction and dismissed allegations that substandard materials were used to build the project

Senators want more details on Corps' Dakota Access decisions

Apr 5, 2017

Two Democratic U.S. senators want the chief of the Army Corps of Engineers to explain the agency's decision-making regarding the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline

Document: Crack-smoking man charged in Atlanta overpass fire

Apr 2, 2017

A man charged with arson Saturday in the raging fire that collapsed part of Interstate 85 north of downtown Atlanta has been arrested more than a dozen times, mostly on drug charges

3 arrested in fire that collapsed Atlanta highway overpass

Apr 1, 2017

Three people were arrested Friday in connection with a raging fire that collapsed an elevated portion of Interstate 85 in Atlanta and shut down the heavily traveled route through the heart of the city

The Latest: 3 arrested in connection with overpass collapse

Apr 1, 2017

Officials say three people have been arrested in connection with a massive fire under Interstate 85 in Atlanta that caused a portion of the bridge to collapse

Syrian experts visit critical dam spillway near main IS base

Mar 29, 2017

Syrian engineers, Red Crescent officials visit critical spillway of key dam west of IS stronghold of Raqqa

Ivanka Trump, Education Secretary DeVos promote STEM careers

Mar 28, 2017

Ivanka Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos say it's vital that girls and young women pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math

US-backed fighters pause military action near Syria dam

Mar 27, 2017

U.S.-backed forces in northern Syria say they will pause military operations near a major dam held by the Islamic State group in order to allow engineers to fix any problems after conflicting reports about its stability

Company, US want Dakota Access pipeline lake crossing upheld

Mar 24, 2017

The company building the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline and the Army Corps of Engineers want a judge to reject a request by American Indian tribes to revoke permission for the project to cross a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota

Dallas scrambles to fix 911 delays in wake of 2 deaths

Mar 16, 2017

Dallas officials are working with T-Mobile engineers to determine what's prompting a flood of ghost calls that's forced hundreds of 911 calls to be placed on hold and may have slowed the emergency response to two people who died

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