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Interview – an Environmental Consultant’s Perspective on Industrial Property Reuse

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Today’s blog features an interview I had with Doug McDowell of McDowell & Associates regarding the increased focus on using abandoned industrial sites for business incubators in urban areas. Although these sites are attractive to [...]

Vapor Intrusion Assessment – an Overview

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Introduction Redevelopment of contaminated land and land adjacent to contaminated sites can be a relatively straightforward process when you work with a good environmental consultant that understands the special risks and concerns a developer faces. [...]

Great Lakes Week – Cleveland

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Unlike other parts of the country (or the world for that matter), people living in and around the Great Lakes are very cognizant of both the unique benefits the Great Lakes bring them such as [...]

Regulating Runoff From Logging Roads

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The only U.S. Supreme Court case on the Court’s Fall docket relating to an environmental matter is Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center. In this case (which was consolidated with Georgia Pacific West, Inc. v. [...]

Revisions to the Federal Trade Commission “green Guides”

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on October 1, 2012 released the revised “Green Guides“, which is designed to help marketers with describing the environmental attributes of their products, so that advertising is truthful and non-deceptive [...]

Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement 2012

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In 1972, United States and Canada signed the first Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA). In September 7, 2013, forty years later GLWQA-4, was signed by Canada and the United States. This new Agreement places [...]