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…

Zero Valent Iron Remediation

Zerovalent iron (ZVI) is the most commonly used zerovalent metal (ZVM) for contaminated site remediation. Recent industrial and urban activities have led to elevated concentrations of a wide range of contaminants in groundwater. The use of ZVI for the treatment of toxic contaminants in groundwater and wastewater has received wide attention and encouraging treatment efficiencies…