Friday, 24 January 2020 / Published in Environmental, Natural Resources, News, Press Releases, Rules & Regulations
On January 23, 2020, the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and US Army for Civil Work finalized and signed the repeal of the 2015 Clean Water Rule. The new rule is now known as “The Navigable Waters Protection Rule”, streamlining the definition of Waters of the United States (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act (CWA).
Friday, 28 December 2018 / Published in Construction Materials Testing, Cultural Resources, Environmental, Geotechnical, Leadership, Natural Resources, News, Press Releases
“Four decades in any business is something to be celebrated, however being part of a firm that has put people first for 40 years feels more like an honor than an achievement,” said Mark Harms, Chief Executive Officer of SCI Engineering, Inc. Founded in 1978, SCI Engineering is now celebrating its 40th Anniversary. The firm
Sunday, 15 January 2017 / Published in Environmental, News
Transportation system improvements oftentimes benefits commuters while also creating negative noise impacts on neighboring communities. Recognizing the fact that traffic noise cannot be completely eliminated, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has adopted a more realistic and comprehensive policy that strives to make traffic noise more manageable through improved rules. The previous rules utilized Traffic Noise
Monday, 09 January 2017 / Published in Environmental, News
Factors to consider when selecting a vapor retarder include material type, geographic location, and placement within the structure. A vapor retarder, more commonly known as a vapor barrier, can be useful in construction when it is necessary to separate an area of high temperature and humidity from an area of lower temperature and humidity. However,