President Trump issues executive order aimed at ‘discipline and accountability’ in major infrastructure environmental permitting

August 16th

President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order Aug. 15, 2017, generally limiting the time to conduct federal environmental review and issue environmental permits to two years for major infrastructure...

EPA releases interim final guidance on state CCR permit programs for comment

August 16th

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made public an interim final guidance outlining the process and procedures EPA generally intends to use to review and make determinations on state...

Sustainable Building and Construction Trade Mission to Mexico

August 15th

The deadline to join the United States Department of Commerce’s Sustainable Building and Construction Trade Mission to Mexico is imminent. This tailored trade mission will include representatives from U.S. companies and...

The Geosynthetic Institute announces 2017–18 fellowships

August 15th

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI), with the guidance of the GSI board of directors, announced their fellowship awards for the 2017–18 academic year. The program recognizes and supports outstanding students from...

OSHA launches injury-tracking system

August 14th

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) launched its web-based Injury Tracking Application (ITA) on Aug. 1, and extended the deadline for submitting 2016 injury and illness data to Dec....

Elastec’s American Marine division celebrates 50 years of manufacturing

August 11th

In 1967 in Cocoa, Fla., the late Jim Pearce formed a new company to help control water pollution: American Marine. An early innovator in the development of oil containment booms,...

Wilson joins Shelter Structures America

August 10th

Sean Wilson has been named Shelter Structures America’s business development manager. Wilson will be based out of the company’s Los Angeles office and will further strengthen Shelter Structures America’s focus...

Strata Systems launches engineering software platform for GRS

August 10th

Strata Systems, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of geosynthetic soil stabilization products, recently launched the latest version of StrataPro, an engineering software platform that gives designers the ability to analyze...

TRB hosts webinar on airport stormwater management

August 9th

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) will conduct a webinar on September 14, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT discussing research that may help airport environmental practitioners understand the...

Single ply roofing membranes gain market share

August 9th

Polymer-based single ply membranes are gaining market share from bitumen for waterproofing flat roofs, according to a recent study by Applied Market Information Ltd. (AMI Consulting), Bristol, U.K. As construction...