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USGS Research Helps Identify Impacts to Amphibians in the Prairie Pothole Region from Historic Oil and Gas Production

Advancements in wastewater disposal practices in recent years have greatly reduced ecological risks from oil and gas development, but impacts at some previous energy production sites still persist. Recent USGS research, however, may help prioritize some mitigation…

Volunteers from Across South Carolina to Clean Ditches in Flood-Ravaged Nichols, Thanks to Governor, Floodwater Commission

NICHOLS, S.C. — The population of Nichols, S.C., is expected to at least double Saturday as volunteers from across the state continue to sign up to…

Rebuilding Challenges Impacting Mexico Beach a Warning for all Floridians Facing Hurricane Season

(Clearwater, Fl) June 12, 2019 – Last year Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach in the panhandle of Florida. In the aftermath of the hurricane's…

Massive Power Station Revegetation Project Completed in Australia

Drenching rains are helping an arid zone revegetation project in South Australia burst to life after almost a year of harsh, dry weather. Rehabilitating a huge ash dam at a former coal-fired power plant is among the most challenging conservation projects an…

Jacobs, DFW Airport Achieve Firsts with Runway 17C Rehab

When Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport needed to rehabilitate its busiest arrival runway, the goals were to find a solution that used innovative engineering techniques, minimize the time the runway was out of service, support the airport’s commitment…

GCI Consultants Begins Hurricane Michael Damage Inspections

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - GCI Consultants, LLC., a building envelope consulting firm with expertise in Hurricane Damage Inspections, is establishing an inspection team in the Panama City, Florida area to begin inspecting damaged buildings following Hurricane…

Old Mines Cast a Long Shadow on their Surroundings

Local stakeholders need more information than is currently available to them on the impacts of former mining activities on ground water and surface water, potential soil contamination, and the safety of natural products, a new study from Finland shows. The…

Stantec Among Design Firms Selected to Revitalize Old Sacramento Waterfront as Part of Design Competition

In a bold move to revitalize the Old Sacramento Waterfront, the City of Sacramento announced its finalists as part of its Waterfront Idea Makers Program, an initiative to develop original design concepts that reimagine the City’s historic business district…

Decontaminating Soil Using Bioremediation

During oil and gas exploitation in the oil fields, pipelines and storage tanks often crack and contaminate soil as a result. Soil pollution with various oils or diesel fuel also happens during exploration and drilling of new wells. When replacing underground…

Video: How Mexico City Will Be Rebuilt

Miyamoto revisits the M 7.1 earthquake that struck Central Mexico one year ago today to illustrate how devastated areas can rebuild better and safer. The killer earthquake collapsed more than 40 buildings and 369 people died, including 19 schoolchildren. Listen…