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  • Deadline for Keep America Beautiful grant apps is Feb. 6

    Keep America Beautiful has announced the availability of 2015 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Grants to help communities combat the most commonly littered item in America.

  • City reports 30% road salt use reduction

    Lowell, the fourth-largest city in Massachusetts attributes the historic salt savings to Cirus SpreadSmart Rx spreader controls installed on its snowplow trucks—and anticipates more savings this winter.

  • Drought puts potable water reuse into perspective

    Download this FREE white paper to learn how water utilities in California, Texas, and many other regions can economically expand water supply.

  • City grants weeklong 'trash amnesty'

    "It's better than have illegal dumping from huge amounts of trash," says Sean Demory of Kansas City's Public Works Department.

  • EPA sued over stormwater rules delay

    EPA's not moving fast enough on its 2009 promise to update its stormwater program, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Environmental Defense Center. The organizations have asked a federal court to give the agency a deadline for issuing new rules.

  • Five public works antidotes to bad weather

    After concluding that the climate is changing faster than predicted, the American Society of Civil Engineers and other experts recommend that cities begin these tasks within the next two years.

  • Wave good-bye to a fuel tax increase

    The chair of the House Transportation Committee says funding U.S. roads and bridges is a top priority, but is ruling out a tax hike or user fees as ways to raise the money.

  • 64-bit CAD 2015 update from MicroSurvey

    IntelliCAD 8 engine enables faster and smoother drafting and calculation operations, and lets users work with larger drawings and more points.

  • Hybrid buildings from ClearSpan

    Structures combine steel or fabric side walls with Hercules truss arch building.

  • Two new utility vehicles from Bobcat

    Tow 2150 lbs. or haul 1,900 lbs. to hard-to-reach jobsites using a gasoline or diesel engine.