NYS Opens Application for Grant Funding for 2022

Once again, NYS has opened the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA). This round makes funding available for up to $150 million in cash awards and $75 million in Excelsior Tax Credits. This is the twelfth round of the CFA, which was started to streamline the State’s grant application process by offering applicants a single submission that… Read More

Walden’s Division Director Acquires CHMM Certification

One of Walden’s environmental health and safety (EH&S) professionals, Mike Balda, has recently received his certification as a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), to further his expertise and contributions to the team. The CHMM certification is offered by the Institute of Hazardous Material Management (IHMM) and is a recognized credential by corporations and municipalities across… Read More

DEC Announces Availability of Grant Funding to Improve Water Quality, Bolster Resiliency in Estuaries

Tributary Restoration and Resiliency Grants will Help Hudson River, Westchester, New York City, and Long Island Communities Restore Habitat for American Eel and River Herring New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will award $1 million in grant funding that is earmarked for communities in eastern New York to improve water quality, increase flood… Read More

Walden to Present at Stormwater Control Conference

On March 16, 2021, Walden’s Ted Nitza and Harkin Aerial’s Scott Harrigan will be presenting at the national 2022 Operation & Maintenance of Stormwater Control Measures Conference during the morning group of sessions categorized ‘Technology and Novel Equipment’. Walden’s Rebecca Stouges is also a co-author of this study and has contributed much of the engineering… Read More

NYS Modifies General Permit for Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

The State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) rules are currently in the modification process. The SPDES General Permit was originally issued in April 2015; this is the second modification proposed. The proposed rulemaking draft (draft GP-0-22-002) and Fact Sheet released by the New… Read More