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Gilbert T. Seese, P.E. Promoted to Principal of the Firm PDF Print E-mail
Written by Randy Post   
Wednesday, 18 April 2007 15:38

Schnabel Engineering, Inc., Glen Allen, Virginia, is pleased to announce the promotion of Gilbert T. Seese, P.E. to Principal of the Firm. Mr. Seese, Branch Leader of the Newport News, Virginia office, has more than 30 years of experience in geotechnical engineering on projects including industrial, commercial, and waterfront facilities, as well as elevated and on-grade storage tanks. In addition, Mr. Seese has expertise in earth dams, including stability studies, embankment design, and safety inspections for private, state, and municipal owners. Other expertise includes damage studies and material utilization studies for bottom ash and fly ash roadway fills, pavement base course, and structural fills. He holds degrees from the University of Virginia and West Virginia University.

Mr. Seese can be reached in the Newport News, Virginia office at (757) 947-1220 or by email at gseese@schnabel-eng.com.

 
High-tech Earthquake Monitoring Instruments Reveal Expansion of San Gabriel Valley After Heavy Rainf PDF Print E-mail
Written by Randy Post   
Wednesday, 18 April 2007 07:34

New and intriguing information identified by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and its partners has been published in the Journal of Geophysical Research. For the first time, researchers have identified large-scale surface uplift and expansion in the San Gabriel Valley directly caused by groundwater recharge, due to near-record rainfall in 2004-2005. The San Gabriel Valley rose almost 2 inches (47 mm) in less than four months, and the margins of the basin were pushed outward by almost half an inch (10 mm). The expansion was five times larger than slight oscillations observed since 1998.

 
Corps of Engineers Revises and Renews Nationwide Permits PDF Print E-mail
Written by Randy Post   
Tuesday, 13 March 2007 02:23

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has revised and renewed the nationwide permits for regulating work in wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899.

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