Environmental

Between ever-changing EPA regulations and innovative green construction methods and materials, keeping up-to-date on the industry's latest sustainability breakthroughs is a key part of the future of construction.



North State Takes On U.S. Ecosystem Restoration With Linder, Terramac

In 1994, Darrell Westmoreland and his wife, Stephanie, founded North State Environmental as a stream and wetlands mitigation and restoration contractor. The Winston-Salem, N.C., based company has grown to 60-plus employees over the last 27 years and takes on a wide range of environmental projects throughout the United States....


Baltic Sands Inc. Utilizes Volvo Electric Equipment in California

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is partnering with Baltic Sands Inc. out of Yucca Valley, Calif., to pilot two of its compact electric machines — the ECR25 Electric excavator and L25 Electric wheel loader....


Firm to Submit Application for $595M Hydrogen Hub in Delta

Mitsubishi Power Americas and Magnum Development recently announced that its jointly developed Advanced Clean Energy Storage Project has been invited by the U.S. Department of Energy's [DOE] Loan Programs Office to submit a Part II Application for up to $595 million under the Title 17 Innovative Energy Loan Guarantee Program to develop a proposed green hydrogen hub in Delta, Utah....


Heavy Equipment Underground Waste Disposal Systems: Achieving EPA Compliance with Automated Wastewater Treatment

Heavy equipment dealers, rental companies and service centers with underground waste disposal systems — floor drains or sinks in service bays that connect to a septic system or dry well (i.e.- catch basins) — are regulated by the EPA....


New England's $950M Clean Energy Project

Work on a $950 million project to bring clean energy to New England began three months ago and crews have already set a handful of the nearly 1,000 structures involved. The New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC) project runs 145 mi....


WSDOT Awards Granite $24M Design-Build Contract

Granite Construction has been awarded a $24 million design-build contract for the Interstate 5 (I-5) and State Route 11 Padden Creek — Fish Passage project in Bellingham, Wash., by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)....


Gulf Restoration Project Due to Begin in Barataria Bay

Nearly 11 years after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is preparing to bid out the marsh restoration project on Barataria Bay, La....


SGTM Goes Well Beyond Providing Tree Waste Solutions

Tony Raynor is very effusive about his company's versatility and, as he likes to say, the "depth" of its subsidiaries. Tony Raynor is CEO of Sustainability Green Team (SGTM), Astatula, Fla. There is no denying that Raynor is spot-on with his assessment....


President Biden Pushes Major Expansion for Offshore Wind Energy

As the White House slows down fossil fuel development on public lands and offshore, it's ramping up renewable energy with a push to jump-start the offshore wind energy business. On March 29 President Biden made that announcement as part of his administration's effort to fulfill the ambitious climate plan he campaigned on, including making the nation's electricity sector carbon neutral by 2035....


After Delays, Restoration to Resume on Maryland's Tred Avon Oyster Reefs

Work is set to resume by early April on the protracted restoration of oyster reefs in Maryland's Tred Avon River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)'s Baltimore District announced that it has awarded a $3.8 million contract to a Florida company to construct 34 acres of reefs in the river....







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