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).
“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
In this issue of SCI FYI, we are sharing a synopsis of The Mitchell Site: An Upgrade, a paper presented by Don Booth at the 82ndAnnual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, Canada. The Mitchell Archaeological Site is a pre-Columbian Mississippian (A.D. 1050-1350) mound center located at the western end of University Drive in Mitchell, Illinois.
Due to federally protected bat species regulations set forth in the Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973, land development activities that require tree clearing may trigger the need to consult with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). The USFWS is the federal agency tasked with ensuring that project actions do not harm or
As part of a federal project with the St. Louis District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and with technical expertise from Dr. Lynn Robbins of Missouri State University, SCI completed a three-week Indiana bat survey along the Mississippi River. The purpose of the survey, spanning eight sites along the Mississippi River in Illinois and