UK's Royal Mail has just issued a set of first class stamps depicting the 10 most historical bridges across the country. According to Royal Mail, the series "demonstrates leaps in engineering" performed by progressive architects and engineers.
A recent report links high salinity in Seneca Lake, the largest of New York State’s Finger Lakes, to the storage of Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) in nearby salt caverns. The lake, which holds 4.2 trillion gallons of water, has for decades seen levels of salt concentrations greater than those regulated by the state for sensitive populations such as infants and those on low-salt diets. The highest concentration, in the village of Waterloo, has concentrations nearly four times the state limit.
Five peer-reviewed papers written by government, tribal and university researchers, scientifically establish the effects of the Elwha River dam removal. The Elwha Project is the largest dam removal project in U.S. history and the new scientific findings highlight the landscape changes along the coast and river areas as well as their ecological impact.