Prevent PFAS Contamination

PFAS – Ubiquitous Forever Chemicals

In 1946, Dupont Chemical introduced the world to Teflon, its newest water-resistant plastic. This coating could be applied to just about anything, granting the recipient material unheard of properties of water, stain, stick and heat resistance.   By the end of the 1950s, Teflon and similar coatings were being applied liberally to just about everything. What…

Opportunity Zone

Brownfields And Opportunity Zones

Ever wonder what happens to the land underneath a gas station, factory, or processing plant after a business goes belly up? If the land is left to its own devices, then…nothing. It is just rendered unusable and this is opportunity lost for communities. However, bipartisan legislation included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of…

Quagga Mussel Infestation

Muscling Out Zebra Mussels (Quagga)

The Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Task Force has called them “devastating”, this was in reference to a tiny shell fish that may be smaller than a quarter or a penny but has caused billions of dollars in damages around the United States. Although the name ‘zebra mussels’ might sound exotic and adorable because zebras remind…