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Enviro Teams Ready To Work From Hurricane Aftermath

Enviro Teams Ready To Work From Hurricane Aftermath

By RPS Environmental | October 26, 2018 A week before Hurricane Florence made her slow, crushing journey through The Carolinas, we began receiving phone calls from our panicked clients. If the storm continued on her predicted route, they asked, how should they prepare? And even more importantly, how would they deal with the aftermath? As […]

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2018 Hurricane Season Preview

2018 Hurricane Season Preview

By Jonathan Belles | April 05 2018 10:30 AM EDT | weather.com After last year’s disastrous hurricane season that included storms like Harvey, Irma and Maria, the U.S. probably won’t see much of a hurricane reprieve this year, according to forecasters from the Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology Project. The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season forecast released […]

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Flipping the Landscape to Remove Excess Nutrients?

Flipping the Landscape to Remove Excess Nutrients?

By Julie Glenn | June 25, 2018  | wjct.org Nutrient rich freshwater releases from Lake Okeechobee have become an annual tradition here in Southwest Florida, but not a good one. The releases are often followed by algae blooms in the Caloosahatchee River and the estuaries it flows into. Reports of algae blooms around the Alva […]

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One Company is Helping Keep Walmart ‘Green’

One Company is Helping Keep Walmart ‘Green’

By Jennifer DeShields | Walmart Communications | June 27, 2017  | wjct.org Glenn H. Garrett set a standard for protecting community waterways long before “going green” became a common refrain. In 1996, after witnessing the damage left behind by hurricanes earlier that year, the disabled Marine Corps veteran launched his own business, Retention Pond Services, in […]

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As Seas Rise, Americans Use Nature to Fight

As Seas Rise, Americans Use Nature to Fight

By John Upton | ClimateCentral | 2018 DESTIN, Fla. — The grassy yard behind Jennifer McPeak’s house was slipping into Marler Bayou, its edge giving way as waves beat against it. She planned to stem the losses with a $14,000 seawall until a Florida permitting official suggested an alternative — marsh seedlings and bags of oyster […]

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