Nov. 28, 2016 08:34
The South River Science Team (SRST) in Waynesboro, Virginia, believes that they have solved the nearly 40-year-old mystery of the South River’s high mercury levels. While the mercury initia...
Nov. 26, 2016 08:31
Homes are being bought out in Hammond, Indiana, to make way for a new stormwater basin. The 950’ by 180’ basin has a depth of about 1½ feet and holds up to 1.5 million gallons of water. The ...
Nov. 24, 2016 08:34
An online fundraiser to stop Alaska’s Tanana River from washing away a bank has raised nearly $50,000. Eighty-seven people donated to the cause, along with several private- and public-sector d...
Nov. 22, 2016 04:15
Weather plays a major role in our everyday lives, and more importantly, it is an integral part of our business. Now, just when we think everything is beginning to settle down, Hurricane Matthew blows into town. And blow it did. ...
Nov. 22, 2016 04:15
California’s State Water Resources Control Board will provide $9.5 million in grants to be given to 28 different stormwater-capture projects in California. The aim of these grants is to continue battling California’s five-year drought with stormwater and groundwater....
Nov. 19, 2016 04:15
Louisiana Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Director Mark Harrell is calling for state agencies to help stabilize the river’s banks....
Nov. 18, 2016 04:15
A raging wildfire like this one will always lead the news, but not much about the blaze will grab headlines after the firefighters go home. Not many people know what happens after the fire is out, except for government officials and a community of soil erosion and hydroseeding professionals who specialize in post-fire reclamation....
Nov. 18, 2016 04:15
The advent of the environmental movement, and the reconsideration of the importance of a healthy ecology in the political sphere, has had more impact on our country than anyone can say....
Nov. 18, 2016 04:15
There were mainly rattlesnakes and a few others, some harmless, some not. “The guy I was working with spots a rattler that’s stuck on a dock going out to a retention pond. He yells, ‘I have to go get that one!’ and runs over and chops the snake’s head off....

In many ways, we are fortunate that, in our chosen profession, we are able to help people when certain disasters occur: the tornadoes in Missouri, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Georgia, the flooding in Louisiana, the snows in the northeastern part of the country, the rain in California, and the snow in Colorado....

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