Parks, Schools, Hospitals, Civic Buildings

Border district Dems raise alarm over environmental impact of wall

The Hill » House Democrats representing districts along the U.S.-Mexico border expressed alarm on Friday that the Trump administration’s plans to waive certain environmental laws to build a wall could hurt wildlife.

2017-08-09T12:30:20+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Trump & Infrastructure, U.S. News, Urban|

Homeland Security will waive laws to build US border wall

CBS 8 » The Department of Homeland Security said in a statement it will publish in “the coming days” in the Federal Register a notice exempting the government from the National Environmental Protection Act, which calls for extensive reviews of environmental impacts, and a host of other laws on 15 miles of border extending east from the Pacific Ocean.

2017-08-09T12:59:02+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Trump & Infrastructure, U.S. News, Urban|

Lawyer foresees talks with state on I-12 barrier

The Livingston Parish News » When the Great Flood of 2016 marks its first anniversary, lawyer Josh Palmintier would like to be sitting down with state officials, talking about the concrete barrier on Interstate 12. He wants the discussion to center on altering the barrier and improving drainage to avoid a repeat of the destructive flooding of Aug. 12, 2016.

2017-08-10T07:34:18+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Louisiana, Urban, Wastewater, Water|

Dallas mayor proposes new public-private partnership to build Trinity River Park

The Dallas Morning News » Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings wants a new group with a “single-minded focus” to make a long-awaited park along the Trinity River a reality. Next week, officials will brief the City Council on a plan to create a “local government corporation” to take on the Trinity River park project. The public-private partnership would be responsible for working out the details of planning and building the new park, which would span 200 acres between the Margaret McDermott Bridge and the Ron Kirk Bridge.

2017-08-10T08:16:59+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Parks, Public-Private Partnerships, Texas|
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