Insights: Environmental

Green Infrastructure can help us overcome water scarcity issues
Green Infrastructure can help us overcome water scarcity issues

As the climate trends to drier and the population grows, water scarcity concern continues to increase. Green infrastructure could provide some solutions.

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For climate-resilient infrastructure, we need a repeatable framework
For climate-resilient infrastructure, we need a repeatable framework

Simply addressing individual problems as they occur is not enough to overcome the complex, intersecting challenges that come with global climate change.

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No silver bullet for Florida’s Harmful Algae Blooms
No silver bullet for Florida’s Harmful Algae Blooms

In the US, Harmful Algae Blooms are a problem in every coastal and Great Lakes state, and can severely impact people, wildlife, and natural resources.

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Two recent PFAS-related developments could affect your airport
Two recent PFAS-related developments could affect your airport

The recall of Fire Service Plus FireAde AFFF and a defense bill proposal for the US EPA to designate substances used in AFFF as “hazardous materials” have drawn industry attention.

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Changes to WOTUS—what’s next?
Changes to WOTUS—what’s next?

WOTUS may be up in the air for now, but one thing is certain: the new definition this year will spark plenty of continued discussion and debate.

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Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control: what’s the difference?
Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control: what’s the difference?

Both quality assurance and quality control are a vital part of long-term project success, so knowing the differences between them is important.

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Congratulations, Morgan: Top 40 under 40!
Congratulations, Morgan: Top 40 under 40!

Morgan Turner was named one of Airport Business’s Top 40 Under 40! She is recognized for her important contributions to sustainability in aviation.

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To manage waste, create a diversion!
To manage waste, create a diversion!

Collaboration is key to successful waste diversion programs. Waste diversion, especially zero waste, is attainable through partnerships.

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QAQC is the “secret ingredient” to success
QAQC is the “secret ingredient” to success

Do new employees understand the value of checking their work to confirm it follows the prescribed design criteria—or recipe for success?

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Women in STEM: why does it matter?
Women in STEM: why does it matter?

Women make up around 50% of students pursuing higher education in STEM fields, but the number attaining higher-level postions is much lower.

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