Tag: New york

New York is a state in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. New York is the 27th-most extensive, the fourth-most populous, and the seventh-most densely populated of the 50 United States. New York is bordered by New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south and Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont to the east. The state has a maritime border with Rhode Island east of Long Island, as well as an international border with the Canadian provinces of Quebec to the north and Ontario to the west and north. The state of New York is often referred to as New York State or the State of New York to distinguish it from New York City, the state’s most populous city and its economic hub.

Also Known as Explosive Cyclogenesis

Also Known as Explosive Cyclogenesis

The term “polar vortex” was new to me a few years ago. In 2014, the North Polar Vortex shifted south, bringing record low temperatures to Canada and the US. This year, I learned about the “bomb cyclone,” also known as “bombogenesis.” Bombing happens when a low-pressure system’s central pressure falls

“Jesus, Please Don’t Let the Flood Come”

“Jesus, Please Don’t Let the Flood Come”

Sometimes a federal agency just can’t win. A few weeks ago, I wrote about the flood insurance situation and so-called “hidden flood risk.” The term applies to properties that lie outside FEMA’s Special Flood Hazard Areas but still have a moderate or high risk of flooding. FEMA has been criticized

Whose Job Is It Anyway?

Whose Job Is It Anyway?

As we look back on 2017, we’ve certainly had an interesting year.  Before we close the books on 2017, let’s revisit Grading & Excavation Contractor’s  top posts for the year.

This blog post was our most read in 2017.
Whose Job Is It Anyway?
I recently saw something on a reputable news website that has me appalled.

Student Team from India wins Xylem Water Prize

Student Team from India wins Xylem Water Prize

Video competition invited students to outline their ideas for solving global water challenges

Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, congratulates the national team of India, winners of the Xylem Water Prize 2017, awarded at the 14th annual International Junior Science

Mitigating Mayhem

Mitigating Mayhem

As employment laws shortened the workday toward the end of the 19th century, the concept of “leisure time” arose. Spending time away from factories or offices to enjoy the outdoors, particularly the newly ­created systems of parks, gardens, trails, and green spaces—many designed by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted—was advanced

Reader Profile: Pamela Berstler

Reader Profile: Pamela Berstler

Every individually owned property parcel is a miniature watershed, points out Pamela Berstler, CEO of the Green Gardens Group (G3) in Los Angeles. “You can manage it to retain at least first flush onsite to build the carbon in the soil to reduce the amount of water and other inputs

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