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Best Practices Bettered?

Best Practices Bettered?

“The erosion control industry is getting ready to take a major step forward nationwide,” says Eileen Straughan, president of Columbia, MD’s Straughan Environmental Inc. “It’s growing in both installation expertise and site management, but most importantly in outcomes for water quality in receiving waterways. I say this really because of

IECA: Programs & Partnerships

By demonstrating your education, practical experience, and commitment to a particular field of work, certification offers you a way to distinguish your qualifications to work in specialized areas of erosion and sediment control or stormwater management.

“Certification goes above and beyond any formal education or professional licensure that you may already

Sediments and Settlements

Smaller sites affected by new EPA rulings receive stormwater pollution protection plans similar to larger sites-but smaller sites mean more neighbors.

Improving Stormwater Quality in Lake George, New York

Lake George, the largest body of water located entirely within the Adirondack Park in New York State, has often been called the “Queen of American Lakes” for its pristine waters and natural beauty. The lake has drawn tourists to the region since the 1800s, but the construction of Interstate 87

The Dirty Secret of Washing Your Car at Home

The greater Toronto area, North America’s fourth largest city, has almost 2.2 million cars and other vehicles. Winter temperatures hover around -5 to -10° C (14° to 23° F), the range at which road-salt use is most common. From the first snow in early December, cars wear a distinctive dull

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