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Expert Interview With Chad Helmle, Stormwater Management Expert

Creating innovative green infrastructure solutions that integrate technology to help communities capture, clean, and use stormwater runoff
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Chad Helmle, Tetra Tech’s national lead for green infrastructure, has more than 20 years of experience in the stormwater and watershed management field. Mr.

SunCrate© and Leading Technology Providers Deliver Critical Power Support to Puerto Rico School Children

Black & Veatch, Tesla, Canadian Solar, Lloyd Electric and SunCrate Energy bring resilient microgrid power to SU Manuel Ortiz in Puerto Rico
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YABUCOA, Puerto Rico, August 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Eleven months since their three-building school was first plunged into darkness by Hurricane Maria, 140 students in Puerto Rico’s picturesque Yabucoa district have reliable power.

How Biophilic Design Influenced Durkan's Newest Hospitality Collection, Biophilique

As sustainability and a desire to reflect a connection with nature shift onto the scene of interior design, hospitality interiors are leaning into biophilic design to help shape the space.
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Biophilic design is a consciousness toward incorporating the natural world into our modern and technologically advanced lifestyles. By integrating natural elements into the built environment, biophilic design enthusiasts seek to enhance the guest experience. If professional interior & textile designer Virginia Langley has her way, nature and interior design will permanently merge to bring health and well-being into all of the environments where we live, work, and escape:

Expert Interview with Christine Arbogast, Solid Waste Expert

Incorporating renewable and conversion technologies into solid waste systems to promote best use of materials and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
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Christine Arbogast has more than 30 years of solid waste planning, permitting, and engineering experience. She has directed long-term solid waste strategic planning studies for major metropolitan and small public solid waste management agencies.

Ceres: Clean Energy Opportunities Align With Investment Fundamentals

Savvy investors are starting to understand the expanding opportunities in clean energy
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Now that clean energy has gone mainstream, there is an array of existing and emerging opportunities to scale up clean energy investments while also meeting investors’ risk-return requirements. Across asset classes, clean energy opportunities are available that align with investment fundamentals such as long-term risk diversification. Savvy investors are now moving to understand the expanding opportunities in the clean energy sector, recognizing that this market is growing in terms of the breadth and quality of available opportunities.

Black & Veatch, Kansas to Test Beyond-Line-of-Sight Drone Under FAA Pilot Program

Study to Help Determine Potential For Broader Commercial Uses For Unmanned Aircraft
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. , July 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ – As unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – commonly known as drones – become more vital for commercial use, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is weighing whether to free up more national airspace for them by relaxing restraints on their operation.  Such airspace rules changes could allow beyond-line-of-sight use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), and Black & Veatch is part of the team helping test the safety of that.

IWBI Launches Global Network of Concept Advisories

Press Release

NEW YORK, July 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) today announced the formation of a network of global concept advisories to explore, better understand and, ultimately, more accurately quantify the impact of specific health intents captured in the 10 WELL concepts – Air, Water, Nourishment, Light, Movement, Thermal Comfort, Materials, Sound, Mind and Community. 

Driving Decisions With Data Dashboards: Helping Houston Recover From Hurricane Harvey

Harnessing the power of data throughout the project life cycle
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Across Tetra Tech’s markets, nearly all clients share the need for actionable information that can drive decision making. Big data began bursting onto the scene some 25 years ago, inundating our information-hungry clients with megabytes and gigabytes of facts and figures that soon became a flood of petabytes and zettabytes. Managers thirsty for relevant intelligence were drowning in oceans of data, wondering what was important, what was essential, and what was urgent information.

USAID Awards Tetra Tech $22 Million Contract for Biodiversity Conservation and Community Development in Madagascar

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PASADENA, Calif., July 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded the Company a $22 million, single-award contract to support biodiversity protection and enhance livelihoods in Madagascar.

The Quest for Handprints Over Footprints

by George Bandy, VP Sustainability
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At one time, the world was focused on leaving a smaller  footprint on our planet; we were encouraged to change our lifestyles to take less from Mother Earth. Today companies such as Mohawk, dedicated to making business decisions rooted in corporate social responsibility, talk not just in terms of footprints but in terms of handprints — of giving back more than we take.

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