PSPE News

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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Kevin T. Campbell, PE, LEED AP – PSPE 2016 Engineer of the Year

The PSPE State Engineer of the Year Award publicly recognizes outstanding engineers based on criteria including professional achievements, civic, political, engineering and educational contributions. The Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers is proud to award Kevin T. Campbell PSPE 2016 Engineer …
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Standards of Professional Conduct

Timothy S. Ormiston, P.E., F.NSPE PSPE President 2015-16 It came to the attention of the PSPE Executive Committee on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 that Matthew P. McTish, P.E. recently pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit bribery in the …
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