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L.A. County Unveils First-Ever Sustainability Plan

Anchoring a bold vision to address social and economic disparities across Los Angeles County and drive responsible green policies for the future, county officials unveiled a draft regional sustainability plan at the Los Angeles Business Council 2019 Sustainability Summit.

Structural Focus’ Samuel Mengelkoch Becomes EERI Southern California Chapter’s Newest President

Samuel Mengelkoch, S.E., was appointed President of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) Southern California Chapter. EERI is a national, nonprofit, technical society of engineers, geoscientists, architects, planners, public officials, and social scientists.

Ware Malcomb Announces Construction is Complete on Katella Office Campus Renovation

Ware Malcomb announced that construction is complete on the exterior renovation of Katella Office Campus in Los Alamitos, Calif. Ware Malcomb designed the new exterior architecture of the front entry locations of both buildings using new aluminum composite metal panels and glazing.

BuroHappold Event Seeks to Make a ‘Collective Impact’

Now in its third year, BuroHappold’s “Collective Impact” speaker series invites experts and concerned citizens to the firm’s L.A. office, where they speak to attendees about their work to advance sustainability initiatives.

Scientists propose energy park instead of border wall

Instead of a wall, build a first-of-its-kind energy park that spans the 1,954 miles of the border between the United States and Mexico to bring energy, water, jobs and border security to the region. That's the plan put forward by a consortium of 28 engineers and scientists.

New California governor proposes high-speed rail changes

Governor Gavin Newsom, delivering his first State of the State address before a joint session of the California Legislature on Feb. 12, 2019, indicated that he supports changes to high-speed rail plans while not totally abandoning the project.

WateReuse Association applauds awards for water reuse projects

The WateReuse Association applauded an announcement that the Bureau of Reclamation is awarding $35.3 million to six authorized Title XVI water reclamation and reuse projects in California.

‘Dark fiber’ lays groundwork for long-distance earthquake detection and groundwater mapping

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have figured out a way to turn parts of a 13,000-mile-long testbed of “dark fiber,” unused fiber-optic cable, into a highly sensitive seismic activity sensor.

Trihydro opens office in San Luis Obispo

Trihydro Corporation, a national engineering and environmental consulting firm, recently opened a new office in San Luis Obispo, Calif.
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