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IEM was recently named as one of the “2019 Best Places to Work” in Baton Rouge by the Greater Baton Rouge SHRM, an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management, and Best Companies Group.
T&D WORLD – LUMA is in the process of mobilizing a team to oversee planning for the full transfer of PREPA’s T&D operations.
THE WEEKLY JOURNAL – Consortium of Canadian and U.S. firms nabs $1.5 billion contract.
THE NEW YORK TIMES – Puerto Rico officials said Monday that a consortium of Canadian and U.S. firms will take over the transmission and distribution system of the island’s public power company in a long-awaited announcement involving one of the largest public utilities in a U.S. jurisdiction.
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL – The territory’s bankrupt power monopoly signed a 15-year deal with operators including Quanta Services, hoping they can reverse years of mismanagement.
IEM’s Dr. Rashid Chotani, MD, MPH, was awarded a NATO Science & Technology Organization (STO) Scientific Achievement Award for research on medical countermeasures against biological agents. Read more.
IEM-Developed Guidance Helps Airports Prepare for DisastersThe TRB has published ACRP Report 73, a guidebook prepared by IEM that helps airports develop/implement mutual aid programs in preparation for disaster response. Read paper.
Last year was the second-wettest year on record in the United States, and as climate change progresses, experts predict that extreme flooding will only get worse. We as a nation and our infrastructure – particularly the over 90,000 dams — are not prepared. In February 2020 extreme flooding prompted emergency declarations in eight states and […]
The Parish of Iberville in the State of Louisiana is subject to the effects of many disasters, varying widely in type and magnitude.
Since 1993, IEM has provided technical program integration services to the states and counties making up the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP), a $2.7 billion program jointly managed by FEMA and the U.S. Army. In 1999, FEMA selected IEM to be the onsite Program Management and Integration contractor. Measurable benchmarks for protection. CSEPP is tasked […]