Category: Environmental

What Do Environmental Engineers and Environmental Scientists Do?

A five-year redevelopment effort turned the City of Glendale, Wisconsin’s former Bender Road Landfill site into a vibrant community park and collegiate-level baseball facility. By Scott Wilson, PSS On the highest level, environmental engineering has two goals. The first is to help correct the mistakes of the past that have led to the environmental issues… Read More »

Lawful Remediation: Enlisting U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Assistance

By Jeff Steiner, PG, PH, CPG All environmentally contaminated sites are not created equal. Don’t misunderstand; they’re all complicated in their own way, but some can prove particularly challenging when it comes to environmental cleanup. Certain scenarios are so potentially toxic that they warrant involvement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the federal entity… Read More »

End Goal Helps Clients Obtain Success

By Scott Wilson, PSS, and Pete Kolaszewski, PE From working on thousands of projects over the years, we’ve learned that communities find the most success when they start with the end in mind, especially on complicated projects involving multiple grants and funding sources. Most communities feel the pinch of tight budgets and need to rely… Read More »