Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced that the Invasive Carp Challenge is now accepting proposals for innovative methods to prevent invasive (or Asian) carp from entering the Great Lakes.
Advances in transportation technology over the last 10years or so have transformed tourism into a huge industry. In fact, some local economies rely heavily on tourism. However, in some cases, the negative effects of tourism on the environment outweigh its economic benefits. To learn more, checkout this infographic created by Ohio University’s Online Master of Science in Civil Engineering program.
Even a single urban tree can help moderate wind speeds and keep pedestrians comfortable as they walk down the street, according to a new University of British Columbia study that also found losing a single tree can increase wind pressure on nearby buildings and drive up heating costs.
Michael Baker International completed activities to promote environmental awareness and increase participation and engagement in the solid waste and recycling programs at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, in Jacksonville, N.C.
Fourteen organizations spanning 27 counties in North Carolina and South Carolina will receive more than $1.1 million in new grants from Duke Energy’s Water Resources Fund to support environmental and wildlife programs.
RPS Klotz Associates garnered a Silver Medal in the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) 2017 Texas Engineering Excellence Awards for its environmental report as part of the Gulf Coast Community Protection and Recovery District’s Storm Surge Suppression Study.
Wind-driven expansion of marsh ponds on the Mississippi River Delta is a significant factor in the loss of crucial land in the Delta region, according to research published by scientists at Indiana University and North Carolina State University.
Cities will need to overhaul their approach to risk management if they are to make their infrastructure more resilient to catastrophic events, according to a new report.
As part of Earth Week, April 16-22, 2017, HDR offices are hosting or participating in clean-up or tree planting volunteer events.
Parsons released its 2017 corporate social responsibility report, People, Planet, Progress.
The Federal Railroad Administration issued a Record of Decision for the Baltimore and Potomac (B&P) Tunnel Project, concluding the environmental review process.
Stantec, and partners EcoGro/Ridgewater were honored for restoring Kentucky’s most popular fishing attraction with an Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineers of Kentucky.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) designated the state’s third groundwater management area.
A pilot program at the Ämmässuo waste treatment centre compared historical data captured using hand-held measurement tools with aerial measurements taken by a remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) fitted with Aeromon’s sensor package.
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) held an Agile Strategy event focused on remediation.
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Feb. 15 told a U.S. Senate panel the Endangered Species Act’s (ESA) “critical habitat” provision should be replaced with a “less expansive habitat preservation system.
After extensive review, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) approved the permit applications from Sunoco Pipeline LP for the PA Pipeline Project/Mariner East 2 pipeline project.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is seeking public input on recently unveiled plans for the city’s latest HOME GR/OWN green space on a long-vacant lot.
Sinking a 6,000-ton, 371-foot former cargo vessel to help create an artificial reef in the Gulf of Mexico is a herculean feat, one only accomplished with strict adherence to rigorous federal and state environmental regulations.
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff launched Green Scene, a blog dedicated to the latest trends, topics and news on all things associated with water, sustainability and the environment.
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) announced that its first public prize competition, the Beach Outfalls Challenge, is now underway. Members of the public, companies, students and other entities are invited to submit their ideas to improve the design of the beach outfalls.
On. Dec. 13, 90 people completed the inaugural National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) exam. These 90 people hope to become the first set of entry-level workers to gain recognition under NGICP.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing its scientific report on the impacts from hydraulic fracturing activities on drinking water resources, which provides states and others the scientific foundation to better protect drinking water resources in areas where hydraulic fracturing is occurring or being considered.
Terracon acquired CHJ Consultants (CHJ), which provides geotechnical and materials testing services from its three southern California locations. The company operates as CHJ Consultants, A Terracon Company. All 55 CHJ employees have been retained.
GRESB, an investor-driven organization committed to assessing the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of real assets globally, including real estate portfolios and infrastructure assets, released the data of the inaugural 2016 GRESB Infrastructure Assessment.