Alaska mine project review proceeds over governor's doubts

Jul 27, 2018

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proceeding with an environmental review of a proposed copper and gold mine in southwest Alaska, despite a request from the state's governor that the review be halted.

Questions raised following deadly Laos dam collapse

Jul 26, 2018

Questions raised over collapse of dam in southeastern Laos that killed at least 27 people and left 131 missing

The Latest: Red Cross says 24 dead in Laos dam collapse

Jul 25, 2018

The Red Cross says 24 bodies have been recovered in southern Laos after heavy rains caused water to breach a dam at a major hydroelectric project that was due to open next year

Corps to wrap up Dakota Access pipeline work in 2 months

Jun 11, 2018

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers within another two months expects to wrap up environmental study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline that a federal judge ordered a year ago

University of Nebraska engineers test improved guardrail

Jun 6, 2018

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln engineering team is testing an improved highway safety device to ensure it meets new safety standards the university experts helped write

The Latest: Hurricane Center says Alberto no longer storm

May 30, 2018

The National Hurricane Center says Alberto is no longer a subtropical storm

Corps leaving Puerto Rico with hurricane recovery unfinished

May 18, 2018

The Army Corps of Engineers is ending its work to rebuild Puerto Rico's electric grid despite fears the island's government won't be able to restore power on its own to more than 16,000 people who remain blacked out eight months after Hurricane Maria

Big jump in job program for foreign graduates of US colleges

May 10, 2018

Big jump in temporary jobs program for foreign graduates of US colleges

Markets Right Now: Tech leads the way higher for US stocks

May 4, 2018

Stocks are closing sharply higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology stocks as Apple rose to another all-time high.

Officials: Didn't know of flood risk from dams during Harvey

Apr 10, 2018

Houston-area officials tell congressional committee they weren't aware of forecasts by federal authorities regarding flooding risks from local reservoirs that ended up inundating thousands of homes during Hurricane Harvey

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