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Utility-Scale Solar Market Heating Up in U.S. Despite Tariffs

Utility-Scale Solar Market Heating Up in U.S. Despite Tariffs
Rob Jackson, PE

After a down year in 2017, the utility-scale solar market in the U.S. is on the rebound thanks to continued federal investment, state tax and policy incentives and declining capital costs.

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Jun 12th, 2018

by Rob Jackson, PE

topics Renewable Energy

industries Generation Utilities

Groundwater Recharge: How It Affects Your Decisions

Groundwater Recharge: How It Affects Your Decisions
David Hay

Often misunderstood, groundwater recharge is an important consideration when assessing groundwater supply or aquifer vulnerability.

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May 30th, 2018

by David Hay

Seeing Through the Vog: The Majesty and Danger of Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano

Seeing Through the Vog: The Majesty and Danger of Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano
David Elam

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano is causing some serious air quality concerns for residents of the big island as well as those on Maui and Oahu.

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May 24th, 2018

by David Elam

topic Air

Magical Mystery Mural: How John Van Hamersveld and TRC Turned an Empty Oil Tank into a Work of Art

Magical Mystery Mural: How John Van Hamersveld and TRC Turned an Empty Oil Tank into a Work of Art
Doug Hanchett

The rusty old tank in Los Angeles is now a 30-foot high Day-Glo collage of surf-inspired psychedelia that's visible from miles away.

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May 16th, 2018

by Doug Hanchett

industry Utilities

Michigan Steps Up Fight Against PFAS Contamination

Michigan Steps Up Fight Against PFAS Contamination

Michigan is cracking down on PFAS contamination with a pair of new regulatory actions aimed at protecting the state's water supply.

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May 8th, 2018

by David McKenzie

7 Key Steps to a Successful Combustion Turbine Upgrade

7 Key Steps to a Successful Combustion Turbine Upgrade

Upgrading to new turbines can have many benefits for aging power plants - provided the project is done right. Here are seven tips to help plan and execute a successful upgrade.

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May 1st, 2018

by Michael Keller

topics Permitting and Licensing

industries Generation Utilities

TRC Helps Springfield’s Union Station Win National Brownfields Award

TRC Helps Springfield’s Union Station Win National Brownfields Award
Doug Hanchett

TRC's site remediation efforts literally laid the groundwork for the $94 million restoration of Springfield's Union Station, which has won the Phoenix Award as the nation's best brownfield redevelopment.

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Apr 24th, 2018

by Doug Hanchett

Sustaining Sustainability Throughout the Year

Sustaining Sustainability Throughout the Year
Karen Lutz

TRC's sustainability initiatives are a year-round effort. See where we succeeded in 2017 and how we plan to do even more in 2018.

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Apr 17th, 2018

by Karen Lutz

Court Tells EPA to Review “Arbitrary” Emissions Standard for Industrial Boilers

Court Tells EPA to Review “Arbitrary” Emissions Standard for Industrial Boilers

A federal appeals court has ruled that the EPA's emission standards for industrial, commercial and institutional boilers are “arbitrary and capricious.”

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Apr 10th, 2018

by Neel Kotra John Bacon

topic Air

Getting the Dirt on National Safe Digging Month

Getting the Dirt on National Safe Digging Month
Doug Hanchett

Spring is finally here and the Common Ground Alliance wants to remind you to call 811 before you any digging - whether it's on a big construction site or for a weekend project in your backyard.

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Mar 27th, 2018

by Doug Hanchett