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08/28/2015Louisville, Ky. Plans $55M Expansion of Football Stadium

AP Sports Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville plans a $55 million expansion that will make Papa John's Cardinal Stadium the state's largest at 65,000 seats upon completion, the school announced Friday. The Cardinals' stadium would include 10,000 additional seats in an enclosed north end zone and upgrades to the team's training center. Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich gave no ...
08/28/2015EPA: Clean Water Rule in Effect Despite Court Ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states. The EPA says the rule, which took effect Friday in more than three dozen states, will safeguard drinking water for millions of Americans. Opponents pledged to ...
08/30/2015Cost, Length of Exxon's N.J. Cleanup Still Unclear After Deal

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The $225 million settlement between ExxonMobil and New Jersey reached this week confirms the oil giant must clean up more than 1,500 contaminated properties from gas stations to refineries — but exactly how much they'll spend or how long it'll take remains murky. Tuesday's settlement between New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection and ExxonMobil is a payment ...
08/28/2015Georgia Power: Plant Vogtle on Track After Schedule Revised

Aug. 28--Georgia Power Co. reported Friday that Plant Vogtle expansion is progressing as planned after the Waynesboro facility's budget and schedule were revised earlier this year to reflect an 18-month delay and a $246 million increase in capital construction costs. Total construction and capital costs remain at $5.045 billion, and in-service target dates for the plant's two new nuclear ...
08/28/2015Charges Sought Against Ex-Head of Brazil Nuclear Power Firm

SAO PAULO (AP) — Police say they have asked prosecutors to file charges against the former head of Eletronuclear, the state-owned company that operates Brazil's two nuclear power plants, for his suspected role in a bribery scandal. A federal police spokesman who was not authorized to be quoted by name said late Thursday that the department wants prosecutors to charge Othon Luiz Pinheiro da ...
08/29/2015Frank Gehry Faces Monumental Challenge in L.A. River Project

Aug. 29--Cutting through a region whose wildly different parts don't always seem to add up to a cohesive whole, the Los Angeles River reflects the neighborhoods through which it runs: Shaded and bucolic in the San Fernando Valley, a concrete gulch teeming with graffiti near the rail yards east of downtown. Architect Frank Gehry says that he wants to remake this largely derelict waterway with a ...
08/28/2015Ex-Energy Sec. Richardson: Keep MOX Project Going

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former U.S. Energy Secretary Bill Richardson wants the Obama administration to keep alive a South Carolina project to turn weapons-grade materials into commercial nuclear reactor fuel. In a letter dated Aug. 21 to Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid and obtained by The Associated Press this week, Richardson said the mixed-oxide fuel project under construction at the ...
08/28/2015As Tropical Storm Erika Approaches Florida, Construction Companies Batten Down

Aug. 28--Batten down the dumpsters. Secure the cranes. Clear the debris. There's a storm in the Caribbean and it could be headed for South Florida's building boom. It's not clear yet exactly wherer Tropical Storm Erika will hit and how powerful it will be -- but with massive construction projects underway across the region, no builders want to get caught unprepared. "You don't want to become ...
08/27/2015Subcontractor in Vikings Stadium Fatality Had Nine Safety Violations

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The subcontractor involved in a fatal accident at the Minnesota Vikings stadium construction site has received nine citations for worksite safety violations in the past five years, according to public records. A Berwald Roofing Co. employee was killed Wednesday when he fell about 50 feet at the U.S. Bank Stadium construction site in Minneapolis. Another worker was injured. ...
08/26/2015Vote on Los Angeles 2024 Olympics Bid Delayed Amid Questions Over Cost

Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anxiety over taxpayer costs helped cripple Boston's 2024 Olympic bid, but organizers in potential stand-in Los Angeles projected that they could stage events from Santa Monica Beach to the Hollywood Hills and bank a $161 million surplus. Los Angeles, which hosted the 1932 and 1984 Olympics, is viewed as the likely replacement for Boston's failed bid because ...
08/27/2015Fraud Investigation Halts $190M Tower Project in Seattle, Endangers Light-Rail Station

Aug. 27--Construction on Path America's $190 million Potala Tower in downtown Seattle ground to a halt Wednesday, two days after a court temporarily froze the firm's assets amid a federal fraud investigation. Meanwhile, a long-awaited redevelopment project near the Othello light-rail station in Seattle's Rainier Valley, on land a Path affiliate is buying from the Seattle Housing Authority, ...
08/27/2015Judge: Obama Administration Water Rule Should Be Halted

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday blocked a new Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some smaller waterways just hours before it was set to go into effect. U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson in Fargo issued a temporary injunction requested by North Dakota and 12 other states halting the U.S. Environmental Protection ...
08/27/2015$25M in Construction Contracts for New Red Wings Arena in Detroit OK'd

Aug. 27--The public body that will own the new Red Wings arena approved more than $25 million in construction contracts Wednesday. Companies headquartered in Detroit will perform more than $7.6 million worth of the work the Detroit Downtown Development Authority approved Wednesday. Detroit-based businesses, which are headquartered elsewhere but have offices in the city, got $838,109 of the ...
08/27/2015Vikings Stadium Construction Resumes After Fatal Fall

Aug. 27--Work on U.S. Bank Stadium resumed Thursday in Minneapolis after a fatal accident halted construction the day before. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is working with Mortenson Construction, the project's lead contractor, to investigate the cause of the accident, which killed one worker and injured another, according to a statement issued Thursday morning by ...
08/27/2015Las Vegas' McCarran Airport Plans New Gate Construction

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas plans to double the number of international gates at McCarran International Airport with the expectation that foreign travel to the destination will climb as officials seek out prized direct flights, particularly with Asia. McCarran International Airport director Rosemary Vassiliadis said Thursday that construction to convert part of an existing link between its D ...
08/26/2015Investigation: EPA, State Missed Potential for Mine Blowout

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Despite prior warnings that dangerous levels of toxic water were building inside a Colorado mine, federal and state regulators mistakenly concluded the pressure was not high enough to cause an accident, an investigation released Wednesday found. The pressure blew, however, when a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency team started excavation and cleanup work at the site, ...
08/26/2015Obama Foundation Begins Search for Presidential Library Architect

CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama's foundation has started the process of choosing an architect to design his presidential library. The foundation said Wednesday it has invited firms to submit their qualifications to design the Obama Presidential Center, which will be located in one of two sites on Chicago's South Side. The center will house Obama's presidential archives and an interactive ...
08/25/2015Flooding Damages TBM in Doha Metro Project in Qatar

Doha's rising water table and increasing sea water intrusion are becoming increasingly problematic to Qatar's major infrastructure projects in the capital and other areas of the country, it has been found. Qatar Rail was forced to halt tunnelling works on Doha Metro's Red Line due to flooding last month, after contractors on the north tunnel reported damage to their tunnel boring machine. ...
08/26/2015Insurers Sue to Pass the Buck on $143M Bill for Fix to TBM Bertha

Aug. 26--Insurance companies are suing to get off the hook for an anticipated $143 million in repair costs for stuck tunnel-boring machine Bertha, claiming the machine's design was inadequate from the start. The price cited in the lawsuit, filed last week in New York City, far exceeds the machine's roughly $80 million price when built, and offers the first glimpse of the real cost to get ...
08/25/2015Aging N.Y. Coal-fired Power Plant To Close, and Another May Follow

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An energy company filed an application with the New York Public Service Commission on Tuesday to close an aging coal-fired power plant by next March, and said it's placing on hold its $150 million project to transition from coal to natural gas at another plant because of a federal lawsuit filed by a competitor. David Gaier, spokesman for NRG Energy, said the company filed ...
08/25/2015City of Miami, Tower Project Developer Head to Mediation

Aug. 25--The developer planning a polarizing billboard and observation tower in Miami will look to a mediator to persuade city planners to process stalled permit applications for large digital signs that would flash over Interstate 395 and the downtown skyline. In what may be a precursor to litigation, Miami Big Block filed a claim Friday under Florida's Land Use and Environmental Dispute ...
08/26/2015One Worker Dead, One Injured in Fall From Roof at Vikings Stadium

Aug. 26--One worker was killed and another injured during construction Wednesday morning on the roof at the new Minnesota Vikings stadium. The workers, from Berwald Roofing, were hurt about 7:45 a.m. on the stadium's north side, said a statement from John Wood, senior vice president for Mortenson Construction. Both were treated at the scene and taken to nearby Hennepin County Medical Center, ...
08/26/2015Construction Halted on Vikings Stadium After Worker Dies in Fall

Aug. 26--All work on the new Vikings stadium was halted Wednesday morning after a construction worker died and another was injured after falling from the roof. The workers, from Berwald Roofing, fell at 7:45 a.m. while on the north side of U.S. Bank Stadium, according to Mortenson Construction. The Minneapolis Fire Department tweeted about 8 a.m. that one person fell into a crevice on the ...
08/24/2015China's Newest Export: Fear About the World's Economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — China is exporting something new to the world economy: Fear. Global investors are quaking over the prospect of a devastating slump in the world's second-biggest economy. And they're fast losing confidence that China's policymakers, seemingly so sure-footed in the past, know how to solve the problem. The worst-case scenario is that a collapsing Chinese economy would derail ...
08/20/2015How Developer Trump Evolved Into More Risk-Averse Brand-Marketer

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump sells himself as a bold empire builder, the kind of businessman who could force through big changes in Washington as president. Yet for all his bravado — "I've done an amazing job," the Republican White House hopeful boasted during his announcement speech — a review of the billionaire's financial filings and recent deals suggests he's no swashbuckler. Trump is ...

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