MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) - Engineers have told officials in McComb that groundwater in the Burglund neighborhood probably has been contaminated by a former creosote plant and an old oil plant. Jay Estes of Allen Engineering and Science presented preliminary findings of the firm's report to selectmen this past week. City... more »
GONZALES, La. (AP) - Gonzales officials are a few weeks away from unveiling a comprehensive transportation improvement plan that includes upgrades to many of city's major roads. The Advocate reports Glenn Shaheen, a consultant and engineer working on the transportation plan, called The Go Program, presented a preliminary report to... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A man who served as chief engineer on a ship that came into port in southeast Louisiana last October has pleaded guilty to making false statements to the Coast Guard in a pollution investigation. Philippines citizen Pedro Guerrero faces up to five years in prison and... more »
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Calcasieu Parish has about $20.7 million set aside in this year's budget for road improvement projects - a near $10 million drop from last year - which one parish official attributes to the good condition of the roadways and the lack of a multi-million dollar... more »
New numbers released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration suggest some parts of Lafayette Parish are sinking. But at what rate and what this means for residents is up for debate.
Paul Miers, a civil engineer in Lafayette, said an area from the Mall of Acadiana through Scott... more »
A group of UL engineering students are off to Italy to accept an international award for the second time.
The UL Student Chapter of the Society for Petroleum Engineers won the 2010 Outstanding Student Chapter in North America.
They also won the award in 2008.
Two dozen... more »
La. Guardsmen return home after Iraq deployment 225th Engineers welcomed at reception PINEVILLE, La. - After a year-long deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, approximately 120 Soldiers from the Louisiana Army National Guard's 225th Engineer Brigade were welcomed home during a special reception at Camp Beauregard near Pineville, La.,... more »