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  • GSA Gets New Authority to Help State and Local Governments

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) received new authority to help state and local governments in purchasing homeland security equipment and services under the Local Preparedness Acquisitions Act (HB 3179) signed by President Bush on June 25, 2008.

  • A Fitting Solution

    Although less than 2% of the nation's drinking water plants use membranes for filtration, Manitowoc Public Utilities in Wisconsin and the Kennewick Public Works Department in Washington are using the technology to produce additional clean water without significant additional expense.

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  • Down & Dirty November 2007

  • Flying high

    Imagine you're adding a runway at a busy international airport. Then, imagine doing it while saddled with the most stringent environmental impact mitigation permits issued in state history. You would be managing the third-runway project at Seattle-Tacoma (Sea-Tac) International Airport in...

  • Seattle sculpture dedicated to surveyors

    Citizens in the City of Goodwill affectionately call the dozen monoliths gracing Warren G. Magnuson Park "Linehenge"

  • Down & Dirty July 2007

  • Low-impact leader

  • Holiday cheer shows up in sewage

    According to University of Washington researchers, those snickerdoodles you scarfed down during the holidays could have an impact on the water system.