PSPE News

Report of the Nominating Committee 2017

The 2017 Nominating Committee confirms the following slate of officer nominees for the PSPE 2017-2018 term of office.  Joseph F. Boward, PE, F.NSPE (Pittsburgh Chapter) will become President according to the PSPE Constitution and Bylaws.  The elected officers will be …
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NSPE Update on Oregon Engineering Licensure Board Enforcement Matter

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (May 3, 2017) – The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), as the recognized voice and advocate of licensed professional engineers, is aware of and interested in the recent lawsuit filed against the Oregon State Board of Examiners …
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DEP Approves PA Pipeline Project/Mariner East 2 Permits

Harrisburg, PA – After extensive review, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has approved the permit applications from Sunoco Pipeline LP (Sunoco) for the PA Pipeline Project/Mariner East 2 pipeline project. DEP considered 17 Chp. 105 (Water Obstruction and …
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Lighting-for-seniors study produces startling results

National Lighting Bureau: Disturbed sleep patterns are common among the residents of senior-care facilities, due to the aging process and diseases like Alzheimer’s. Could lighting make a difference? That’s the question that the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD); the ACC …
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Willow Grove Avenue Bridge over SEPTA

Tyler J. Barile, E.I.T. City of Philadelphia, Streets Department, Bridge Section Audrey A. Corrado, P.E. Michael Baker International, Philadelphia, PA Christopher J. Menna, P.E. Jacobs Engineering Group, Former City of Philadelphia, Streets Department, Bridge Section James B Miller, P.E. Michael …
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Risky Business – Be Prepared

Rebecca A. Bowman, Esq., PE One of the most important general skills for a business owner is the ability to plan ahead. What that really means is the capacity to anticipate future events.  One of the important things that all …
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2016 PSPE Presidential Address

John A. Nawn, P.E., FNSPE 2016-2017 President Thank you for electing me your President.  I am truly honored.  I would be remiss if I failed to thank the conference committee for the fine job they did in putting together an …
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Risky Business – The Importance of Humility

Rebecca A. Bowman, Esq. PE – In a recent Virginia case, an engineer was found liable for failing to investigate the nature of a pre-engineered system. In this particular case, the engineer had specified a pre-engineered rain tank system. The …
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John A. Nawn, P.E., F.NSPE | PSPE President 2016-17

Join the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers as we install our new President, John A. Nawn. We will hold a celebratory banquet at the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia – Valley Forge on Friday evening, September 23, 2016, during the Pennsylvania …
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Daniel B. Humes, PE – PSPE 2016 Young Engineer of the Year

PSPE is proud to recognize Daniel B. Humes, PE, as PSPE 2016 Young Engineer of the Year. A dynamic professional engineer with experience in construction and civil engineering design, Mr. Humes specializes in stormwater management, erosion and sedimentation control, utility …
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