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2016 12 18 20 13 07

POINT: PRESIDENT’S CLIMATE CHANGE PROPOSAL & COAL President has both duty and authority to act on climate change threat if Congress won’t

   It is getting harder and harder to ignore the freakish and downright dangerous weather swirling around every part of the globe, giving firm evidence that climate change is already making a mess of things for us all.   In addition to floods and droughts, it’s getting hotter, with last year standing as the hottest year…

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Husch Blackwell levee and flood control specialists help guide Council through process

   Shortly after officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency made their pronouncement in August 2007 that the levees protecting the American Bottom would lose their accreditation, the East West Gateway Council of Governments reached out to the law firm of Husch Blackwell LLP.   That’s because Husch Blackwell attorneys have specialized in levee and flood…

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Thouvenot, Wade & Moerchen Inc., Memorial Hospital-East, Shiloh

   Before Memorial Group Inc., the parent company of Memorial Hospital in Belleville, announced its formal plans to build a new hospital in Shiloh, the engineering firm of Thouvenot, Wade and Moerchen Inc. had already been hard at work on the project.   TWM was brought in early on to assist with site analysis, site planning…

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Horner & Shifrin, Widening of Illinois Route 3, Waterloo

   Dirt should start flying any day on widening Ill. Rte. 3 from South Market St. to North Market St. in Waterloo, Ill. The engineering firm of Horner & Shifrin Inc. provided the planning and design to expand this three-mile stretch from two lanes to five.   The first task, according to company associate vice president…

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Burns & McDonnell, Heartland Community College, Ill. Army National Guard, Normal

   In a project that highlights an outstanding level of cooperation and coordination between different government agencies, a joint-use building is under construction on the grounds of the Heartland Community College in Normal, Ill. The 55,000-square-foot building will be shared by the Illinois Army National Guard and the college.   Burns & McDonnell, a full-service engineering,…

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