Tag: EPA

A Short Course in Environmental Acronyms

Under NEPA, the EPA (or DOT, NRCS, USDA, or another federal agency) oversees EIA and EIS processes. On the other hand, FWS and NMFS are responsible for overseeing the ESA. OMG. Sometimes the federal government seems to have a language all its own. To help you navigate your way through that territory, here’s a tourist… 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 »