Tag: wetlands

Improving Baltimore Harbor’s Water Quality with Nature-Based Solutions

An excessive amount of nitrogen in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is one of the major water quality issues undergoing improvement at the historic industrial waterfront....

Ecobot Provides Perspective on Biden Administration Impact on Environmental Regulation

The founders of the environmental regulatory platform, Ecobot, discuss the policy changes that will affect wetlands and construction permits. ASHEVILLE, N.C. - The American public should...

Designing and Building Sustainable Multi-Use Trails Using 3D Soil Confinement

Trails and greenways play a vital role in communities by preserving and creating open spaces for low or no-cost outdoor recreation. They encourage people...

Engineers and Wetland Scientists Face Challenges with Regulatory Changes to the Clean Water Act

Technology to play a key role in solutions By Lee Lance and Jeremy Schewe This year's changes to the Clean Water Act have made the already-challenging...

Opinion: Wetlands mitigation banking has a successful track record

Mitigation banks establish endowment funds to ensure that once a site has been properly restored with the right blends of native foliage, vegetation, and...

Green infrastructure: Taming the asphalt jungle

Designs that move toward more naturalized stormwater management can help counterbalance impervious urban development. By Gerald DeFelicis, Jr., LLA, RLA, PP, with Maraliese Beveridge Managing surface...

NY DEP announces $400 million Jamaica Bay Improvement Plan

A $400 million plan to further improve the ecological health of Jamaica Bay includes an array of waterbody improvement projects including 50 acres of wetland restoration, seven acres of ribbed mussel installations, and environmental dredging
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EPA releases video: Best Practices in Permitting

To support efforts to expedite infrastructure projects, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Smart Sectors program released a video, Best Practices in Permitting, highlighting best practices in environmental permitting.
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Oro Loma Sanitary District receives award for Outstanding Environmental Project

Friends of the San Francisco Estuary honored Oro Loma Sanitary District for its work with the innovative experimental horizontal levee project. Instead of a vertical wall to provide a sea barrier, a horizontal levee uses vegetation on a gentle slope to absorb wave and storm surges.

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