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SCE Receives State Approval for Four Electric Transportation Pilots

The projects are part of the company’s strategy to help reduce greenhouse gas and air pollution.
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Southern California Edison received approval today to move forward on four pilot projects that will help to expand electric transportation. Transportation electrification is key to meeting California’s 2030 greenhouse gas and air pollution reduction goals.

Haworth Kerry Center Organic Office and Showroom Is the First WELL Certified Pilot Project in China

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We’re proud to announce that the Haworth Kerry Center Organic Office and Showroom, a 12,917 square-foot showroom, is the first WELL Certified pilot project in China. An example of wellness, sustainability, creative thinking and beautiful design, the showroom reflects Haworth’s vision for its employees and its clients. The showroom is designed to accommodate different work styles, events and workshops while providing a sense of sophistication, style and warmth.

Construction Completed on World’s First Floating LNG Storage and Regasification Barge

Black & Veatch provides regasification system with 600 MMSCFD capacity
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch, a pioneer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) infrastructure including floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) production and regasification, has delivered the regasification system for the world’s first barge-based FLNG regasification and storage unit. Black & Veatch partnered with Wison Offshore & Marine Ltd. to provide engineering and procurement for the topside regasification unit.

Black & Veatch: Data Analytics Is the Foundation of Tomorrow’s Smart Cities

New Strategic Directions Report reflects rising role of Big Data across infrastructure systems
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Big Data’s potential to improve community quality of life while making critical human infrastructure more efficient and sustainable is overcoming lingering fears about the costs of smart city solutions.

Expert Interview With Bob Daylor, Land Development Expert

Working with natural protections to protect Boston from sea level rise
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Bob Daylor is a civil engineer and senior consultant for land development and land tenure issues at Tetra Tech. He has 50 years’ experience in facility planning, design, and construction and specializes in master planning and permitting projects at the water’s edge and in or near ecologically-sensitive landscapes. He holds professional registrations in civil engineering and land surveying and has held several elected and appointed city and regional planning positions.

Expert Interview With Sam Huston, Water and Sanitation Expert

Mobilizing investment for water and sanitation services in the developing world
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Sam Huston is Chief of Party for Tetra Tech’s U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene Financing (WASH-FIN) project, which focuses on closing financing gaps to achieve universal access to water and sanitation services. Sam has 15 years of experience working in the WASH sector, with expertise in infrastructure financing, utility reform, and water-related conflict issues in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and the United States.

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CSR IN CLEAN ENERGY: What are India’s top companies up to?
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Approximately 300 million people in India are estimated to lack access to energy with an even higher number experiencing intermittent access. Since a majority of the population resides in rural areas, energy access acquires strategic importance for poverty reduction, quality of human capital, livelihood opportunities, inclusive economic development and social justice.

Infrastructure Opportunity on The Ray: Solar Noise Barriers

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The Ray is proud to release groundbreaking research on solar noise barriers in conjunction with Innovia Technology, a UK based innovation consultancy. The Ray’s research was conducted in parallel with the U.S. Department of Transportation Volpe Center.

The Ray reveals comprehensive research on renewable energy producing noise barriers
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The Ray is proud to release groundbreaking research on solar noise barriers in conjunction with Innovia Technology, a UK based innovation consultancy. The Ray’s research was conducted in parallel with the U.S. Department of Transportation Volpe Center.

Bechtel Build 100 Blog | Summary of the 2017 Bechtel Sustainability Report

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How we deliver projects for our customers matters just as much as what we deliver.

In this year’s sustainability report, we feature how we worked with customers to:

WELL Story: Air at Haworth Kerry Center, Shanghai

by Alex Przybyla, Sustainability Manager, Haworth
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The air we breathe can have a profound effect on our health, wellness and productivity. Air pollution is a growing concern across the world, and as a result it is more important than ever to ensure that our indoor air quality is optimized to support human health.

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