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December 20, 2019

Congress Boosts Clean Energy and Environmental Spending

The $1.4 trillion appropriations and tax extenders package deal that Congress sent to the White House contains a host of clean energy and environmental wins on the spending side, including large funding boosts for Department of Energy research programs and more money for EPA and the Department of the Interior.

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Industry News
December 20, 2019

Congress Reauthorizes Ex-Im Bank Through 2026

The House and Senate included a long-term reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank in the year-end spending deal.  President Trump has indicated that he will sign the legislation.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
December 20, 2019

Congress Includes Tax Policy in Budget Deal; Bill Awaits President's Signature

Congress extended expired tax provisions as part of a year-end budget deal in December, including the Section 179D energy-efficient commercial buildings tax deduction and the Section 45 production tax credit for renewable resources. Most were reinstated retroactively for 2018 and 2019, and prospectively for 2020.

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Karen George Celebrates 30 Years of Service at ACEC

ACEC News
December 19, 2019

Karen George Celebrates 30 Years of Service at ACEC

At the Council's Annual Holiday Party, President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr (right) presents a plaque to Human Resources Director Karen George recognizing her 30 years of distinguished service to ACEC and the engineering industry.

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Sarah Simson to Judge in 2022 Winter Olympics

ACEC News / Member Organizations
December 18, 2019

Sarah Simson to Judge in 2022 Winter Olympics

Sarah Simson, who is married to ACEC New York President Jay Simson, will judge freestyle skiing events at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

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Member Firm News
September 21, 2020

Dewberry has announced that it has been selected to provide construction management (CM) services for the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) Quantico Station Improvements project.

dewberry.com/news/article


September 16, 2020

WSP USA has completed the integration and rebranding of Ecology and Environment Inc. (E&E) and LT Environmental (LTE), marking the company’s emergence as a full-service provider and leader in the U.S environment market.

https://www.wsp.com/en-US


September 9, 2020

The City of Anaheim has enlisted Brown and Caldwell to provide owner advisory services for the design-build delivery of multiple groundwater treatment plants. The new facilities will play a key role in Anaheim’s compliance with recent state Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) regulations and ensure water supplies continue to meet state and federal quality standards.

https://brownandcaldwell.


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,484,000 (August)
1,469,600 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,364,600,000 (July)
$1,362,800,000 (June)

Dodge Momentum Index
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126.5 (August)
124.2 (July)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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290 Deals--Down 8 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
40.0 (July)
40.0 (June)

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