Engineering

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

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

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