Sept. 19, 2011 04:42
“Green infrastructure” refers to any stormwater management practice with the goal of preserving or restoring natural hydrology....
Nov. 21, 2011 04:38
Bruce Ritchie applied for a permit that would allow him to construct and operate stormwater treatment facilities during the construction of the Blue Heron Pointe housing subdivision in Seaside, Oregon. An April 2011 inspection revealed that he had failed to implement many of the controls required by the permit....
March 19, 2012 04:23
About two-thirds of Palm Beach County’s beachfront is considered “critically eroded” by Florida beach standards. The county’s original plan called for wave-dampening rock walls called “breakwaters” that would jut out of the ocean parallel to the shore....
Jan. 14, 2013 04:05
Residents of Broad Beach, in Malibu, California, have proposed a $20 million plan to reshape the area by dredging 600,000 cubic yards of sand from one of several “borrow” sites at the bottom of the ocean. Homeowners include wellknown celebrities such as Steven Spielberg, Michael Ovitz, Dustin Hoffman and Ray Romano....

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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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