May 16, 2017 09:49
Western Excelsior Acquires NA Green Western Excelsior Corporation recently announced from its Evansville, Indiana, offices that it has acquired Poseyville-based North American Green from Tensar International. The two manufacturers of erosion-control products will remain independent entities, but will be combining certain resources....
May 16, 2016 04:32
The Grand Valley Drainage District of Grand Junction, Colorado, has already collected more than $10,000 in stormwater fees in spite of uncertainty as to whether they are allowed to do so....
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....
Sept. 20, 2010 05:11
The IAHP’s 2010 Regional Expo will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 2735 Crittenden Drive, Louisville, Kentucky, on Thursday, October 28, 2010 from 4:30 to 8:00 p.m. The hospitality room format will provide tabletop displays for green industry suppliers and manufacturers to promote their products and interact with contractors....
July 19, 2010 05:16
Officials in Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania, are using their federal stimulus money to help make their town greener. The Fayette County town attracts a lot of summer tourists, thanks to its famous waterfall, and they are looking to improve environmentally friendly conditions....
July 15, 2015 12:26
The city is allowing artists to paint semi-permanent murals along the storm drains, all designed to let people know where the stormwater is headed. At an upcoming BBQ festival, attendees will vote on the murals, and the winner will be used as the design for the city’s upcoming Rail Fest Water Run....
Sept. 19, 2011 04:42
The Board of Commissioners in Jackson County, Michigan, is looking into challenging the legality of the city’s stormwater fee. The Board contends that the fee is actually a tax which, under the state’s constitution, should have been voted on by residents before it was levied....
Jan. 16, 2012 04:27
A Port Angeles construction company was awarded the $626,000 contract to place 50,000 tons of material on the sand spit adjacent to the Air Station. The material will create a 12-foot-high berm and extend approximately 25' into the water.....
May 21, 2012 04:20
Erosion from the Shoreacres Creek has been exposing tree roots and expanding the creek bank for a number of years. Complaints to the city have likely not been heard, as city officials have not included the area in plans for future erosion control projects for the next decade....

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