Tag: Wisconsin

Top Tips for Successful Permits

Water Works Park in Tampa, Florida, required permitting from more than 20 agencies and interested parties, ranging from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Without permits, projects don’t happen. Whether you want to fix a road or build a new office, fly a drone or dredge a lake,… Read More »

Burlington Parks, Playgrounds Need Flood Repairs

Nearly 13 inches of rain descended on the City of Burlington, Wisconsin, last week – flooding the streets, leaving homes and businesses under water, and wiping out phone service, Internet, and power for days. The Fox River crested at 16.5 feet – smashing the previous record by 3 feet and prompting local officials to declare a… Read More »

Brownfields Aren’t Just a ‘Big City’ Problem

By Scott Wilson What is a Brownfield? The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines a brownfield as “real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant.” In simpler terms, it’s a vacant or underused site, seen as a community eyesore,… Read More »