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Juliane Tamura Is Tetra Tech's March 2021 Project Manager of the Month

Congratulating our Project Manager of the Month for March 2021, Juliane Tamura
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Project managers (PM) are the face of Tetra Tech to every client and are the people who ensure that our project work is done to the highest standards of quality and fiscal discipline. Tetra Tech CEO Dan Batrack honors those who work at the highest level of excellence with our PM of the Month award.

Ramona Gardens Natural Park - Air Pollution Reduction Measures

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The Ramona Gardens Housing Development is in the Northern Boyle Heights neighborhood of central Los Angeles. The housing complex is home to 1,800 residents, including 700 children. The community is situated less than 150 feet north of the 12-lane I-10 freeway, 2-lane express toll road, and the Metrolink rail corridor. 

When compared to average California communities, Ramona Gardens is disproportionately impacted by air pollutants due to:

The Top 4 Actions to Take Regarding PFAS

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Lately, it seems as though PFAS is everywhere. It is found in countless products across nearly every industry. In addition to the increasing regulations regarding PFAS, chemicals are also becoming a hot topic in the media and among the public. PFAS can impact products, operations, brand, and legacy liability, not to mention PFAS litigation is heating up.

So, what can businesses do about it?

Plastic Oceans UK Becomes Ocean Generation

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“We are the first generation to deeply understand Ocean issues and the last generation who can stop them”

Acre’s partner charity Plastic Oceans UK has been operating since 2009, dedicated to raising awareness on plastic pollution. Their award-winning documentary ‘A Plastic Ocean’ was named by Sir David Attenborough as “One of the most important films of our time’, igniting public awareness about the continuous impact plastic has on the ocean.

Biodiversity on the Farm: The Importance of Biodiversity and Supporting Ecosystems in Agriculture

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Farmers have sought to learn more about the importance of biodiversity on the farm, both to maximize the performance of their operation and to protect the environment.
 

Farmers realize the importance of biodiversity more than most—the variety of plants, animals and microorganisms within an ecosystem, both above and below the soil.
 

Newell Brands Advances Commitment to Sustainability Through Partnership With the Arbor Day Foundation

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LINCOLN, Neb., April 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Newell Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:NWL), a leading global consumer goods company, will partner with the Arbor Day Foundation to help recover several forested lands across the country which have been devastated by wildfires and years of unsustainable practices.

Deckers Brands Celebrates Earth Day

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At Deckers Brands, we have taken a holistic approach to build a unique and impactful Environmental Social Governance program. The earth has a limit to the rapid change it can withstand. We are consistently looking for ways to improve our program in order to be a truly regenerative business.

A Tree Grows in Milan: Forestami's Ambitious Mission to Tackle Climate Change

Cities produce 70% of global CO2 emissions. But an innovative urban forestry project in Italy is working to slow global warming and clean the air.
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The population of the world continues to increase. And by 2030, 60% of it will live in cities, which as of today, utilize 75% of the available natural resources and produce 70% of the global CO2 emissions.

UNITED NATIONS, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

In 2019, the City of Milan launched its Forestami project with the objective to seed 3 million trees by 2030. The goal? Improving life in Milan by providing cleaner air and counteracting the effects of climate change.

Corporations Have Contributed Significantly to Climate Change, So They Must Also Contribute to Its End

BY ENRIQUE LORES
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For all the heartache and hardship that the coronavirus pandemic has wreaked on humanity, climate change remains the greatest existential threat to our planet. And as we approach the commemoration of Earth Day, the need for climate action has never been more urgent.

Combating our climate crisis is an unprecedented challenge, and this coming decade will prove decisive. I am optimistic that we can meet this challenge, but it will require every country and every organization to step up and show leadership.

MilliporeSigma Honors Earth Day Today and Every Day

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MilliporeSigma believes taking a holistic approach to sustainability helps scientists take big steps toward smaller footprints. Learn more about our efforts here.

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