October 2012 Table of Contents

North Carolina Politicians Scuffle Over Outer Banks Bridge Plan

It's an ambitious proposal: Build a bridge spanning open water, seven miles long, to link North Carolina's Outer Banks with the mainland. Read more

Lights ... Camera ... No Action: Authorities Postpone Revision of Southern Pine Design Values

Last week's meeting of the American Lumber Standards Committee (ALSC) was supposed to be the beginning of the end game in the revision of official design values for Southern Pine dimensional lumber. Read more

Cape Cod Lawsuit Aims for EPA Regulation of Onsite Septic Systems

Should the thousands of independent in-ground septics should be classified as point sources of pollution under the Clean Water Act of 1972? Read more

Miami Corruption Scandal Stalls Big Projects

The future of some high-profile public construction projects in Dade County, Fla., has been thrown into uncertainty following criminal investigations into bid-rigging and kickbacks. Read more

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