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JUNE, 2016


State grant to allow East Hampton to clean up old factory site.

A $500,000 state grant could enable town officials to complete the remediation of a former factory site and in doing so, eliminate the worst liability of any town-owned property. Middletown Press, Connecticut. 21 May 2014.

Supreme Court OKs EPA rules for cutting cross-state air pollution

The Environmental Protection Agency acted consistently with the requirements of the Clean Air Act when it promulgated new regulations to control air pollution drifting from power plants across state lines, the US Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. In a 6-to-2 decision, the high court endorsed the EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution…

In Ky., A Sign of the Times

A fairly recent law passed in Kentucky made purchasing brownfield properties more attractive by limiting the liability of the purchasers. On April 11, 2012, Kentucky House Bill 465 became law.

Curtains In Kentucky: Columbia Theatre A Paducah Jewel

In 1927, the Columbia Theatre opened in Paducah, Ky., with the movie "It" starring Clara Bow. The majestic theatre, which had a main ground floor theatre and a smaller one…


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On The Waterfront: Chicago's Navy Pier At A Crossroads

Water is powerful. The rip tide warnings that went into effect off the Carolina and Virginia coasts around Memorial Day weekend proved this fact, packing a relentless power to pull…

Granite Crossing: Big Step In Small Community's Re-growth

Lithonia, Georgia, is a small community of fewer than 2,000 residents in DeKalb County, 19 miles east of Atlanta. The area is known for its abundance of granite, including nearby…

Is The Chicago O'Hare Corridor Ready for Takeoff?

Photo courtesy of Ken Lund/Flickr People—particularly millennials—are a mercurial lot. They'll tell you that living and working in an urban setting is now en vogue—until it's not en vogue anymore.…

City to come up with a strategy for brownfields redevelopment

A city committee has backed a councillor's call to deal with Winnipeg brownfields - land that sits idle due to having housed heavy industry.


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CTfastrak brings chance to re-create our downtowns

Governor Malloy recently announced the creation of a $15 million Transit Oriented Development fund to encourage development in the CTFastrak and New Haven-Hartford-Springfield rail towns.

Vision v. Hallucination: Incremental Brownfield Problem-Solving

I had lunch the other day in a very cool reinvention of an old theater on a strip of forgotten street in one of the most sought after cities in…

Life of a Consultant — Crisis du Jour Management

As a consultant that has been in the environmental business for over 20 years and is looking forward to retirement soon, you would expect that I would not be surprised…

Newark homes not so sweet with toxic vapors seeping inside.

You buy a house you can finally afford in a new neighborhood of 19 two-family homes in Newark’s Ironbound. Then out of the blue in January state officials tell you they’re sorry but it turns out that for at least 12 years you have lived on top of contaminated groundwater filled with toxic vapors that can be lethal. Newark Star-Ledger, New Jersey. 13 April 2014.


  • Building Inspector - ICC Certified (Phoenix, Arizona)

    National Construction Management firm that specializes in construction project management, project controls, scheduling, estimating, and claims analysis services is seeking a Building Inspector. The Inspector will be performing MEP inspections of federal…

  • Project Manager (Summit, New Jersey)

    Our client is looking for a Project Manager to join their marketing technology team. This person will be working with high level business executives and business partners. They will need to have…

  • Civil Design Engineer (Vancouver, British Columbia)

    Aerotek is looking for Civil Design Engineers for an opportunity that exists with our client. This role involves taking projects from design to detailed construction drawings. Furthermore, this role involves preparing and…


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