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Your Guide to Brownfield Developments: What You Need to Know to Make Sure Your Investment Dollars are Well Spent

Understanding the Risks and Rewards of Developing a Brownfield Site Savvy developers should know that due diligence is the critical piece of the puzzle in deciding if the risks outweigh the rewards when considering the purchase of a Brownfield site. Retaining a knowledgeable environmental consultant can arm developers with the information they need to make… Read More

Summer Safety: Heat Related Illness

As of last week, the greater New York City area has already seen two official heat waves, and the summer has only just begun.   Unfortunately, people who work outdoors like those in the AEC industries are at exponential risk for a host of illnesses brought on by excessive heat exposure. Add in factors such… Read More

New Proposed Rule by DSNY

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) is proposing a new amendment to rules to tighten up on trash and recycling being left on curbsides and sidewalks stating that “mountains” of bags have been attracting rats and impacting quality of life in the surrounding area. DSNY is proposing to require buildings with 150 dwelling… Read More

Ground-Based Laser Scanning and Photogrammetry

It was not too many years ago that using laser scanners to capture space measurements was something that many organizations thought was out of their reach. Although the technology produces extremely accurate images, the costs associated with procuring the equipment were prohibitive, even through renting or leasing. Thanks to ever-improving efficiencies in the technology, ground-based… Read More

Meet Walden’s 2021 Scholarship Winner!

Walden Environmental Engineering offers a scholarship to high school students in Oyster Bay, NY.  The goal is to expose young aspiring students to engineering and to pursue the field and study of engineering. In the world of engineering, a quality high school education sets the foundation needed to excel in higher learning and one’s career…. Read More

Part 360 compliance made easy with mobile LiDAR scanning

It is becoming more common for municipal Sanitation Departments and private solid waste facilities to process yard wastes for beneficial reuse as mulch or compost, keeping these materials from ending up in landfills. One Long Island solid waste management facility (SWMF) stores such waste in a 20,000 square foot building prior to processing. This sanitation… Read More