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IU Students Still Figuring Out New Engineering Major

By Michael Reschke | The (Bloomington) Herald-Times BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — If you don’t understand exactly what Indiana University’s new intelligent systems engineering major is all about, you’re not alone. “At this point, a lot of us aren’t sure,” said Anthony Tugman, a freshman from Schererville, Ind. He and his peers have just completed their […]

Flint Hires Arcadis to Plan Water Distribution System Improvements

FLINT, Mich. (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Arcadis (EURONEXT:ARCAD), leading global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, has been selected by the City of Flint, Mich., to prepare a Water Distribution System Optimization Plan under a contract worth approximately $800,000. The plan is intended to guide improvements for the distributed water quality, sustainability and […]

‘Data Gaps’ Block Verdict on Fracking, Drinking Water

By Matthew Daly WASHINGTON (AP) — Hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas poses a risk to drinking water in some circumstances, but a lack of information precludes a definitive statement on how severe the risk is, the Environmental Protection Agency says in a new report that raises more questions than answers. The […]

Catholic Charities Building in West Virginia Going Solar

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A Catholic Charities social services building serving residents of West Virginia and Ohio is installing solar panels in response to Pope Francis’ call for caring for the environment. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston says in a news release that the Catholic Charities Neighborhood Center in Wheeling that after the panels […]

Code Council’s Consensus Votes Increase, Sway Code Change Approvals

In order to accommodate a significant increase in participation, the International Code Council’s 2016 Online Governmental Consensus Vote (OGCV) for the Group B International Codes was extended an extra week and concluded on Nov. 27. The demand resulted in more than 162,000 votes cast by eligible ICC Voting Members during the three-week period. There were a total of 577 […]