Engineering

Army Corps on trial over Missouri River flooding complaint

Mar 16, 2017

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is on trial over claims by hundreds of farmers and business owners that its flawed stewardship of the Missouri River contributed to devastating floods in five states

The seal whiskerers: Navy looks to sea life for new ships

Mar 15, 2017

Researchers are studying how seal whiskers function in order to reverse-engineer the system for U.S. Navy technology

The Latest: Cleanup finished at pipeline protest camps

Mar 13, 2017

The Army Corps of Engineers has finished cleaning up three Dakota Access pipeline protest camps that were on federal land in North Dakota

Judge won't stop construction of Dakota Access pipeline

Mar 8, 2017

A federal judge has declined to temporarily stop construction of the final section of the Dakota Access pipeline

Final cleanup begins at Dakota Access pipeline protest camp

Feb 25, 2017

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has moved into the evacuated Dakota Access pipeline protest camp to finish a cleanup effort started weeks ago by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

The Latest: 46 protesters arrested while police clear camp

Feb 23, 2017

Authorities say they arrested 46 protesters while clearing a Dakota Access oil pipeline protest camp in North Dakota

The Latest: Police: About 20 fires set at Dakota Access camp

Feb 23, 2017

Authorities in North Dakota say Dakota Access pipeline protesters set about 20 fires on the day their longstanding camp was scheduled for closure

Deadline to leave pipeline protest camp won't be extended

Feb 22, 2017

The Army Corps of Engineers says it won't extend a deadline for Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents to vacate their encampment in North Dakota

2 dams illustrate challenge of maintaining older designs

Feb 19, 2017

The destruction inflicted by Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast compelled federal engineers 2,000 miles away in California to remake a 1950s-era dam by constructing a massive steel-and-concrete gutter

What we know so far about problems at the tallest US dam

Feb 17, 2017

California engineers noticed odd flows on the main spillway of the nation's largest dam last week

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