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The King County, Wash., Metro Transit System has received the Clean Air Excellence Award from the Washington-based U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for using hybrid buses to reduce emissions.
The Austin, Texas, City Hall has received a Design Award from Schaumburg, Ill.-based Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute for its site-cast concrete structure.
The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County’s Puente Hills Materials Recovery Facility and Transfer Station has received a Gold Award from Silver Spring, Md.-based Solid Waste Association of North America for the facility’s energy conservation design.
The Orange County, Calif., Water District has been named Client of the Year by the Orange County Chapter of the Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors of California for its leadership in managing the county’s groundwater basin.
Escondido, Calif., has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Washington-based Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for its Comprehensive Financial Report.