The ACW Pensacola is a former wood treating facility that is listed on the National Priorities List (NPL). The investigation and restoration at the site has been ongoing since 1983. The soil and groundwater at the Site are contaminated with creosote, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), pentachlorophenol (PCP), and dioxins.
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency is now using a Black & Veatch-designed facility for a land-based missile defense program. The goal of the program was to adapt the U.S. Navy’s sea-based Aegis Combat System for use on land. Our role in the design of a reconstitutable deckhouse provided a unique and unmatched solution for the Missile Defense Agency’s most stringent requirements.
Rockwall County, Texas, had a problem. The county's aging first-responder radio system urgently needed to be replaced. With an exploding growth in population, the outdated radio system no longer provided the necessary level of coverage. Support from the manufacturer was declining and spare parts were hard to find.
The American Creosote Works (ACW) site is an abandoned wood preserving facility located in rural Louisville, MS. The ACW facility treated wood products with creosote and pentachlorophenol (PCP) from 1902 until 1981 when it filed for bankruptcy protection. Facility operations resulted in extensive soil, sediment, and groundwater contamination over the 120-acre property. Major contaminants are volatile organic compounds, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, PCP, and dioxin.
Canadian utility group Fortis Inc. owns a number of gas and electric utilities across North America. Two of these utilities faced ratemaking challenges that were impacting the level of rates paid by certain customers and the utilities’ future financial health.
The United States Army Cyber Command represents an elite team of soldiers and civilians dedicated to operating and defending Army networks against adversaries. The Army’s elite cyber team will have a new, Black & Veatch-designed headquarters in Fort Gordon, Georgia, that will serve as “a hub of technology and innovation.”
For almost 50 years, facility operations at a Collierville, Tennessee, manufacturing site contaminated groundwater, surface water and soil. With the addition of the site to the National Priorities List in 2005, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency needed a trusted partner to clean up the site in order to protect people and the environment from contamination.
Many parts of the developed areas around Cairo had never been sewered; domestic waste disposal, therefore, was the responsibility of the individual householder.
The Greater Cairo Wastewater project served to address the growing sanitation needs of the capital area.
The transmission systems in the Upper Peninsula (UP) and northern Lower Peninsula of Michigan are connected through submarine cables across the Straits of Mackinac. In recent years, the addition of new power sources, such as wind power, has provided a substantial increase in the electricity flowing from west to east across the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
sPower, the largest private owner of utility-scale solar operating assets in the United States, announced completion of a tax equity investment and construction/term loan totaling $434 million that will finance a group of three solar projects, totaling 183MWdc, in California.