Ron Sims
February 19, 2016

Ron Sims got the 2016 ASCE Sustainability Summit off to a rollicking start, Jan. 7 in Herndon, VA. "I say it's your time," said Sims in his keynote address to a room full of civil engineers and...
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February 18, 2016

Roberts Donald V.N. Roberts, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, who helped integrate sustainable development principles and techniques into...
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February 18, 2016

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith By 2050, around 7 billion people globally will be urban dwellers, and 60 percent of the...
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February 3, 2016

At ASCE’s Sustainability Summit held in January 2016, the message was clear – the world needs civil engineers’ help, and it needs it now. “I call them the holders of the keys,” said Ron...
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The Denver Light Rail system is an example of progressive infrastructure, according to Bill Wallace. PHOTO: Jeffrey Beall
January 22, 2016

It’s not difficult to notice that Bill Wallace, ENV SP, M.ASCE, is a man of passion. Listen to him talk for two minutes about the importance of building sustainably in the modern world and it’s...
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January 15, 2016

At ASCE's Sustainability Summit, the message was clear – the world needs civil engineers' help, and it needs it now. “I call them the holders of the keys,” said Ron Sims, former U.S....
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An overhead view of the award-winning Poplar Island restoration project.
October 2, 2015

Poplar Island was not much of an island at all in the early 1990s. Justin Callahan of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers visited the site in 1993 and described it as more like “tiny, little...
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PHOTO: Portland General Electric
September 25, 2015

Portland General Electric’s Tucannon River Wind Farm project received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure Envision Gold award, making it the first energy project to receive an...
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An aerial view of the project. Photo: Port Metro Vancouver
September 24, 2015

For the first time, a transportation project has received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure Envision sustainable infrastructure rating system’s Platinum Award. Port Metro...
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The New York City Department of Environmental Protection’s ongoing $150 million upgrade of the 26th Ward Wastewater Treatment Plant, in Brooklyn, recently earned the Envision sustainable infrastructure rating system's Silver Award. PHOTO: NYC Water
September 8, 2015

A wastewater treatment plant upgrade in Brooklyn, NY, is the seventh infrastructure project in North America to earn an Envision sustainability designation from the Institute for Sustainable...
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