Tag: Brownfield

Phase I Environmental Site Assessments and Updates

By Mitchell Banach, PG What is a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment? A Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) is a standardized method used by environmental professionals to identify the presence or likely presence of contamination from petroleum products or hazardous substances constituting a recognized environmental condition (REC) at the property and provide an opinion… Read More »

Enhancing Community Environmental Resilience Through Brownfield Revitalization and Process-based Stream Restoration

By Christina Hiegel, PE, and Colin Barry, PG, CFM Environmental challenges are among the concerns many communities grapple with as they strategically plan to become more resilient and ensure a strong, vibrant future. Two frequently occurring environmental challenges are the revitalization of brownfield sites in protection of human and environmental health and the restoration of… Read More »

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 »