Tag: Environmental

What Are PFAS, and Why Are They an Emerging Health Concern?

By Jeffrey Steiner, PG, PH, CPG We use many organic and inorganic chemical compounds to develop everyday products, and these chemicals sometimes make it into our soil and groundwater and eventually into our water supply. Consider a group of fluorinated chemicals called PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. As a group, PFAS are resistant to… Read More »

All I Want for Christmas Is a Grant or Two

By Scott Wilson ‘Tis the season to be jolly – and to enjoy giving and receiving gifts from family and friends. Wouldn’t it be nice if your municipality could get a few gifts, too – like some nice big checks to help pay for infrastructure improvements? Well, your wish can come true – if you’re… Read More »

Environmental Remediation Doesn’t Have to Be a Headache

By Ben Peotter, PE If you have your eye on a property that may have contaminated soil, water, or vapors, a little research can go a long way in making sure you’re not blindsided by any necessary remediation work. But if cleanup is required, don’t let it scare you off. With a knowledgeable environmental consultant,… Read More »