Tag Archive: Joplin

May 29 2012

A Few Good Reads (5/29/12): Tunnel Project Progressing in Austin

This week: Tunneling below Austin for flood protection, California Fish & Game suing the Corps over the levee tree policy, the AEC economic outlook, 2012 flood (or lack of) outlook on the Missouri River, and Joplin one year later. $147 million Waller Creek Tunnel Project beneath downtown on time, budget (The Statesman) Efforts to build …

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Oct 03 2011

A Few Good Reads (10/3/11)

This week: revisiting Cadillac Desert, climate change and California, learning from Joplin, and vDatum. Cadillac Desert revisited: Marc Reisner’s landmark water study tested and vindicated  (by Dennis Myers, Reno News and Review) The book, by Marc Reisner, challenged basic beliefs by which the West had been developed and governed, beliefs still widely held by some …

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