Soil

Erosion Control

Walking on Water: Floating Islands

Walking on Water: Floating Islands

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Need more land? You might soon be able to create your own. Dutch engineers are experimenting with floating islands that can support buildings, farms, and other amenities.

The Dutch Maritime Research Institute has built a prototype of a floating island made up of dozens of interlocking triangles that can move  … Read More

Updated USGS Maps Show Decreased Rate of Louisiana Land Loss

Updated USGS Maps Show Decreased Rate of Louisiana Land Loss

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(NEW ORLEANS) Today, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) released updated maps depicting net land loss and land gain in Louisiana since 1932. These maps show that the rate of land loss has slowed in recent years, largely due to decreased hurricane activity and the advancement of coastal restoration projects, such  … Read More

“The Base Could Liquefy”

“The Base Could Liquefy”

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Of all the problems we hear about related to American infrastructure, the state of the nation’s dams is perhaps the scariest; a failure upstream of an urban area could cause more damage all at once than just about any other infrastructure-related event. The failure of the spillways at the Oroville  … Read More

Profile Products Unveils ErosionControlSpecs.com

Profile Products Unveils ErosionControlSpecs.com

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BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. — Profile Products, the world’s largest manufacturer of erosion control products, has unveiled ErosionControlSpecs.com, a robust new resource for erosion control and vegetation establishment specifications. Available on computers, tablets and smartphones via the company’s website, the guide provides a single source for industry professionals to identify and  … Read More

Milliken Infrastructure Introduces CC Hydro GCCM

Milliken Infrastructure Introduces CC Hydro GCCM

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SPARTANBURG, SC (June 27, 2017) —Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, LLC, has announced its newest product, CC Hydro Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (GCCM), for the water infrastructure and oil, gas, and industrial industries. This all-in-one containment product combines the properties of Milliken Infrastructure’s Concrete Cloth GCCM with a high impermeability, chemically resistant  … Read More

Essential and Effective Techniques for Controlling Fugitive Dust

Essential and Effective Techniques for Controlling Fugitive Dust

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Years ago, dust was an accepted result of construction, of driving on unpaved roads, and of some industrial activities. In 1970, the Clean Air Act changed that. Three types of particulate matter (less than 10 microns, less than 2½ microns, and lead) were classified as health hazards. State and local  … Read More

Defunding the Superfund

Defunding the Superfund

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It’s clear that the Environmental Protection Agency is undergoing some tremendous changes under the current presidential administration, with the president proposing to reduce the agency’s budget by 31%. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has been a strong proponent of cutting back his agency’s reach, reducing environmental regulation, revising or rescinding the  … Read More


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Tensar
Tensar
2500 Northwinds Parkway
Suite 500
Alpharetta
GA
30009
Lane Enterprises
Lane Enterprises
3905 Hartzdale Drive
Suite 514
Camp Hill
PA
17011
Profile Products
750 Lake Cook Rd, Suite 440
Buffalo Grove
IL
60089

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