Sept. 15, 2015 10:20
The Minneapolis, Minnesota, city attorney wants to sue the architectural firm that designed the memorial to the victims of the 2007 I- 35W bridge collapse. She says there are defects with the $1 million memorial in downtown Minneapolis, which was completed in 2011....
July 19, 2015 09:32
The city of Napa, California, has secured the funding for a quarter-mile flood control bypass, along with more vegetation, to help with erosion control. It will provide an escape valve for Napa ...
July 18, 2015 09:35
In Tucson, Arizona, it is now possible to get a permit allowing one to cut into a curb. This is in large part due to Brad Lancaster, a sustainability guru whose efforts to improve residential st...
July 18, 2015 09:31
In Bozeman, Montana, Scott Olson of Altitude Training Associates recently gave a demonstration of soil erosion techniques. A group of local contractors, inspectors, and construction crews looked...
July 17, 2015 09:34
Officials with the Environmental Protection Agency have settled with the owner of Garden Homes in Trenton, New Jersey, over his company’s failure to control stormwater discharges. Zygmunt “Z...
July 17, 2015 09:31
Erosion is the subject of a heated debate among community members around Louse Point in East Hampton, New York. While everyone agrees that the bluffs have eroded, the big issue is how to deal wi...
July 16, 2015 09:34
In Florida, the city of Pensacola and Escambia County are working together, something that is historically rare in that region. In April of last year, the area was hit with flooding severe enoug...
July 16, 2015 09:30
In Lockport, New York, a botched hydroseeding job is adding up to fines in the low thousands for Northeast Paving. The company was hired to do a hydroseeding job at the local school district and...
July 15, 2015 09:29
For a long time, prairie grass roots were the only thing protecting Nippersink Creek from a dramatic erosion process in Illinois. Now, three-and-a-half miles of the creek, along with 507 acres o...
July 15, 2015 09:26
This year, Chimney Rock State Park is breaking the loop, with some assistance from David Lee, a steward with the Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy. Lee helped arrange for fifteen goats to spend two weeks at the park, grazing on kudzu to their hearts’ content....

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