Hydrologic Evaluation of Landfill Performance (HELP) Model

May 10th, 2017

Ask a technical expert                                                          Got a question about our research model? Want to give us feedback? Contact a technical expert about the HELP Model. The HELP model estimates water balances for landfills and other land disposal systems. The program models rainfall, runoff, infiltration, and other water pathways to estimate how much water builds up above […]

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Geotechnical engineering expert to deliver first Prakash Lecture at S&T

May 8th, 2017

Richard D. Woods, a member of the National Academy of Engineering and professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering (University of Michigan–Ann Arbor), will present the inaugural lecture in the Shamsher and Sally Prakash Distinguished Lecture Series in Geotechnical Engineering. The Shamsher and Sally Prakash Distinguished Lecture Series was established through a gift from Dr. […]

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EPA announces plan to issue guidance on state coal ash disposal

May 3rd, 2017

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt sent a letter to state governors April 28, 2017, informing states that EPA is working on guidelines for implementing state permitting programs under the 2016 Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act to manage the safe disposal of coal combustion residuals, known as CCR or “coal […]

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Airport pavements expert honored with James Laurie Prize

May 3rd, 2017

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) honored Jeffrey S. Gagnon, P.E., M.ASCE, with the 2017 James Laurie Prize for his contribution to the advancement of knowledge and understanding in the design, construction, and management of airport pavements. Gagnon’s work on the airport pavement management is at the forefront and cutting edge of research. Under […]

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California passes law to spend $52.4 billion on infrastructure

May 1st, 2017

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed a package of legislation to improve transportation and create jobs in communities across California. “Safe and smooth roads make California a better place to live and strengthen our economy,” said Governor Brown. “This legislation will put thousands of people to work.’ SB 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act […]

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