Category: Environmental

Terracon Wins ACG Middle Market Growth Award for Innovation

April 27, 2021

The Association for Corporate Growth Recognizes Terracon’s Stage1 Offering CHICAGO — The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), a global network dedicated to driving growth in middle-market companies, has honored Terracon with its first-ever Innovation award …

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Rising Above to See What’s Below

April 7, 2021

UAVs Help Terracon Technicians Locate Underground Obstacles on Overgrown Land Navigating multiple acres of dense, thorny brush on foot is a difficult task, even for native wildlife. For technicians hired to locate buried oil and …

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History Unearthed: Archaeologists Help Kentucky Families Connect with Their Past

April 7, 2021

Progress can sometimes result in unintended consequences. The construction of Interstate 65 through Kentucky long ago cut off access to a remote family cemetery near the town of Horse Cave. The small, 50-by-50-foot plot may …

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Terracon Acquires Sport Environmental Services of Texas

April 5, 2021

Midland-based Sport serves oil and gas clients throughout Permian Basin OLATHE, Kan. – Terracon is pleased to announce it has acquired Sport Environmental Services LLC (Sport) of Midland, Texas, which provides environmental services and consulting …

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Mapping and Cataloging History

March 8, 2021

Using Modern Technology to Complete an Unprecedented Historical Survey Documentation is essential to keep historical resources from becoming forgotten memories. Historical surveys are a staple for Terracon’s Jacksonville Historical Preservation team, which has performed hundreds …

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Undoing Decades of Brine Contamination in a Few Weeks

November 12, 2020

Thousands of acres of farmland across North Dakota have been dormant for 50 years or longer due to brine contamination from historical oil and gas activities. An unprotected, one-acre brine pond could ruin 10-20 acres …

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Don’t Move Forward On Site Selection Without Stage1

September 22, 2020

Site-specific information is essential to the selection of any project site. Owners, what if you had access to fast and accurate preliminary information before you ever set foot on the property?  Design professionals, imagine providing …

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Managing Mold: Taking an Active Role in Your Facility’s Health

August 27, 2020

Mold is a common issue faced by facility managers and building owners. If left untreated, mold can lead to potential health problems for building occupants. Mold can develop in almost any environment where there is …

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Navigating the Murky Depths of Waters of the United States Regulation

July 9, 2020

Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA), concerning Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) has been a source of gray area and interpretation for more than 30 years. The most recent ruling in 2015 was …

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Be Prepared for an Accelerated Brownfields Application Timeline

June 22, 2020

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Brownfields program provides millions of dollars annually in assessment and cleanup grants to help communities revitalize idle or underutilized properties. For fiscal year 2021, it’s anticipated that the EPA …

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