SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS IN CONSTRUCTION

The work of the Committee is described from its formation 4 years ago to date. It has worked on construction problems in fields of social concerns such as social impact, visual, historic, archeological, and paleontological preservation, minority and community involvement. It has also done work in the Physical Media such as construction's efforts on land, air, and water. In addition, it is working on noise and vibration caused by construction. The Committee's work in case studies, Board of Direction resolutions, liaison, news stories, investigations and evaluations is also described. The achievements of the Committee are reviewed and credit is given to the various members for their work. Efforts of the Committee include the investigations of radioactive sand in construction, the proposed new Auburn Dam in California, and energy conservation by those engaged in construction.

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  • Accession Number: 00139719
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ASCE #12007
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 21 1976 12:00AM