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Justice Department Says Federal Guidance Is Just That: Guidance

Justice Department Says Federal Guidance Is Just That: Guidance
​Gale Hoffnagle, CCM, QEP

The U.S. Justice Department is no longer using its civil enforcement authority to convert federal agency guidance documents into binding rules.

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Sep 12th, 2018

by ​Gale Hoffnagle, CCM, QEP

EPA Bets on ACE to Reduce Power Plant Emissions

EPA Bets on ACE to Reduce Power Plant Emissions
​Gale Hoffnagle, CCM, QEP

The Affordable Clean Energy rule would supplant 2015’s Clean Power Plan and give states more of a say in controlling emissions from coal-fired power plants.

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Aug 29th, 2018

by ​Gale Hoffnagle, CCM, QEP

industries Utilities Generation

Why Steel Tariffs Are Tormenting the Pipeline Industry

Why Steel Tariffs Are Tormenting the Pipeline Industry
Doug Hanchett

U.S. steel tariffs are causing "consternation" within the pipeline industry and could send prices skyrocketing - or even scuttle projects entirely.

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Aug 14th, 2018

by Doug Hanchett

topic Pipelines Midstream

industry Oil and Gas

TRC Fit to Be Tight at Scattergood Site

TRC Fit to Be Tight at Scattergood Site
Doug Hanchett

TRC's successful decommissioning of Scattergood Generating Station Unit 3 in LA featured a number of challenges – including heartbreak.

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Aug 1st, 2018

by Doug Hanchett

industries Utilities Generation

Tackling the Advanced Energy Frontier with TRC at ACEEE Summer Study

Tackling the Advanced Energy Frontier with TRC at ACEEE Summer Study
Carmen Henrikson

What will the grid of the future look like? Where are scientists and engineers breaking new ground to push energy efficiency even further? Join TRC at ACEEE Summer Study to find out.

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Jul 24th, 2018

by Carmen Henrikson

topic Energy Efficiency Renewable Energy

How Vali Cooper & Associates and TRC Came Together

How Vali Cooper & Associates and TRC Came Together
Agnes Weber

Last month TRC purchased respected California construction management firm Vali Cooper & Associates. VC&A's Agnes Weber explains the genesis of the deal.

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Jul 17th, 2018

by Agnes Weber

topic TRC Infrastructure

Utility-Scale Solar Market Heating Up in U.S. Despite Tariffs

Utility-Scale Solar Market Heating Up in U.S. Despite Tariffs
Rob Jackson, PE

After a down year in 2017, the utility-scale solar market in the U.S. is on the rebound thanks to continued federal investment, state tax and policy incentives and declining capital costs.

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Jun 12th, 2018

by Rob Jackson, PE

topics Renewable Energy

industries Generation Utilities

Groundwater Recharge: How It Affects Your Decisions

Groundwater Recharge: How It Affects Your Decisions
David Hay

Often misunderstood, groundwater recharge is an important consideration when assessing groundwater supply or aquifer vulnerability.

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May 30th, 2018

by David Hay

Seeing Through the Vog: The Majesty and Danger of Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano

Seeing Through the Vog: The Majesty and Danger of Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano
David Elam

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano is causing some serious air quality concerns for residents of the big island as well as those on Maui and Oahu.

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May 24th, 2018

by David Elam

topic Air

Magical Mystery Mural: How John Van Hamersveld and TRC Turned an Empty Oil Tank into a Work of Art

Magical Mystery Mural: How John Van Hamersveld and TRC Turned an Empty Oil Tank into a Work of Art
Doug Hanchett

The rusty old tank in Los Angeles is now a 30-foot high Day-Glo collage of surf-inspired psychedelia that's visible from miles away.

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May 16th, 2018

by Doug Hanchett

industry Utilities