Could your driveway be making you sick? Studies suggest a common sealant using coal tar contains hazardous chemicals that elevate lifetime cancer risk. So some cities and states are banning its use.
Barbara Mahler, a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey who's researched the hazards of coal tar pavement sealant, takes a sample of parking lot dust in 2007 in Lake In the Hills, a suburb of Chicago. (Photo: Peter Van Metre) USA Today, 06/18/2013 More>>
Israeli UV System Makes Water Disinfection History with US EPA ETV
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Environmental Technology Verification for Atlantium means good news for small systems
Denver, USA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Denver, USA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013, 06/11/2013 More>>
Small New Hampshire Coastal Community Takes Big Steps Forward (Stormwater Center)
The town of Newfields has recently done some very exciting work for climate preparedness. Since spring 2012, partners from CAW with funding from the New Hampshire Coastal Program have been helping Newfields to create an action plan to prepare for the effects of extreme weather.
Newfields, New Hampshire, residents developed an action plan to prepare for impacts of extreme weather on people, infrastructure, and natural resources. Gulf of Maine Times, 04/30/2013 More>>
Coal Tar Industry Fights Bans on Sealants
Published Thursday, Apr. 04, 2013 Chicago Tribune, 04/04/2013 More>>
Failure Becomes an Option for Infrastructure Engineers Facing Climate Change
A University of New Hampshire civil engineer thinks infrastructure must be designed to fail safely.
Scientific American, 03/21/2013 More>>
Bay State leaders tackle the problem of climate change
City Infrastructure Design in a Changing Climate
As our climate changes, the way we engineer our cities must, too. That’s the message from University of New Hampshire professor Paul Kirshen, an author of a recent report that assessed Bostons vulnerability to coastal flooding.
Smart Energy Advisory, 02/18/2013 More>>