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It's time to celebrate 45 years of Cal Poly Environmental Engineering.

ENVE Alumni Society and SENVE invite you to:

ENVE 45th Anniversary & Dr. Vigil Retirement Party
Sunday, May 25 at 5 p.m.


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Cal Poly’s concrete canoe took first place in design for the fifth year in a row at the National Concrete Canoe Competition held June 20-22 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Ill. The event, sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers, drew 23 collegiate teams from across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.


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Featured Projects

An exciting research project is underway related to the development of compaction procedures for optimum placement of wastes in municipal solid waste landfills. Laboratory tests have been conducted at Cal Poly as part of the study to investigate the fundamental influence of moisture addition on compaction characteristics for manufactured wastes. » read more about Trash Talk