Category: Environmental

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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Adapting in the Midst of a Pandemic

June 16, 2020

Terracon Meets Unprecedented Challenges During Statewide PFAS Sampling in Colorado Imagine the logistics around sampling more than 800 groundwater and surface water locations for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) across the state of Colorado as …

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Preserving Remarkable Artifacts for Future Generations

September 21, 2018

The City of Phoenix and its surrounding suburbs make up one of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States. Beneath this bustling metropolis lie the remains of the Hohokam, a Native American culture which …

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Brownfields: Sowing Seeds of Change

July 11, 2018

  Terracon’s Brownfield professionals play a pivotal role in nurturing redevelopment throughout communities across the country. The first thing that comes to mind when hearing “brownfield” is often a broken canister of green ooze that …

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Brownfield Funding Drives Community Development Project Down the Tracks

June 5, 2018

Pickens, a small rural town in the upstate of South Carolina, had big dreams of revitalization. Dreams that may never have been realized without an abandoned railroad, support from Terracon’s Greenville office and an EPA …

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Stormwater: A Frequently Overlooked but Potentially Costly Construction Management Issue

March 16, 2018

Storm management can be an overlooked aspect of construction management that can result in a multitude of unanticipated costs and the need for additional contractors on a project. For property owners, stormwater may be a …

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We have an App for that: Bringing Efficiency to Process

September 24, 2017

Saving time and money on your next environmental site assessment just got a little easier. Terracon’s new Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) Field App allows assessors to be more efficient while conducting the site reconnaissance and …

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