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Article: Low Impact Development: A Cost Effective Method for Development? by Paul Lanning

Article: Low Impact Development: A Cost Effective Method for Development? by Paul Lanning | AllenES News | Scoop.it

LID, a relatively new concept in stormwater management pioneered by Prince George’s County, Maryland in the early 1990's, has emerged as an alternative to controlling stormwater pollution and protecting local stream, rivers, and lakes and already urbanized communities throughout the country.

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Article: Air Quality Regulations Potentially Impact Industrial Growth in DeSoto County by Dwight Wylie and Natasha Halageri

Population growth, coupled with urban development and vehicular traffic, has led to deterioration in air quality in the surrounding area, particularly 8-hour average ground level ozone (ozone). In December 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared the urban area of DeSoto County as a “nonattainment area” for ozone along with several suburban counties around Memphis. What does this mean for you?

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"Brownfields to Healthfields in Mississippi: Making it Work" by Jay Estes

"Brownfields to Healthfields in Mississippi: Making it Work" by Jay Estes | AllenES News | Scoop.it

Overview of Brownfields to Healthfields project in McComb, Mississippi

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The Brownfields to Healthfields concept utilizes the Brownfields process to convert idle, abandoned, or underutilized Brownfields sites into local healthcare resources and assets such as primary care clinics.

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Eco-Systems Article: Stormwater Regulation Review- Part 1

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Introduction to the stormwater regulations which effect municipalities across the United States.  In the next few weeks, I will expand on this discussion to include information on regulations affecting stormwater runoff from industrial sites and construction activities.

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Article: New Vapor Intrusion Guidance: What's all the Fuss? by John Ryan

In April 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER) published for comment two draft vapor intrusion guidance documents. What does this mean for you? 

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"Establishing Numeric Nutrient Criteria- Are You Prepared?"- by Kyle McCulloch, Project Scientist III

Concern over excessive nutrients in our nation’s waterbodies led the EPA to develop a National Nutrient Strategy and mandates each state to develop and implement Numeric Nutrient Criteria (NNC) plans.

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Eco-Systems News: Dana appointed to MBREC Board

Caleb Dana of Eco-Systems has been appointed to the Board of the Mississippi Biomass and Renewable Energy Council (MBREC).


Dana represents the interests of the Mississippi Solar Energy Society (MSES), a chapter of the American Solar Energy Society as chairman of the chapter, but in addition brings a perspective to the Board regarding renewable energy sources, energy efficiency, and associated environmental concerns in the state of Mississippi.

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Eco-Systems - Andrew Covington Named Partner

Eco-Systems - Andrew Covington Named Partner | AllenES News | Scoop.it

Eco-Systems, an environmental consulting and engineering firm headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, would like to announce Andrew Covington has been made partner. Andrew manages the firm’s Meridian, Mississippi office, where his primary areas of expertise are manufacturing, wood products, chemical, and oil and gas.  His 30 year career has focused on environmental permitting and compliance in Title V Air, Hazardous Waste Management, Wastewater, Stormwater, and Petroleum Spill Prevention.  He is a registered professional engineer in Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas. He has a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Science from the University of Mississippi as well as a B.S. from Mississippi State University in Petroleum Engineering. He went on to receive an M.S. from the University of Mississippi in Environmental Engineering. He is a resident of Meridian with his wife Diana and children Callie, Julie, and Richard.

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