Cutting-Edge Spotlight: David LloydGuiding regional brownfield and land revitalization policies, crafting sustainability programs nation-wide, and reshaping the EPA´s grant application process, are all in a day´s work for the Brownfield and Land Revitalization arm of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), led by Director David R. Lloyd. No stranger to the EPA, Lloyd has been an integral part of the agency since 1991, where he was Assistant General Counsel for the Claims and Property Law division. His office falls within the larger Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OWSER). Lloyd explains that his office has multiple roles. One is to help manage the national brownfield program. Second, his office is charged with setting national policy for brownfield grants and initiatives. Additionally, management of all resources for all regional brownfield programs falls under his domain. Over the last year, his office also took responsibility for managing land revitalization across OWSER, which has…Log In to Read Full Article
Breaking Ground: Heifer International
Ever thought of donating a llama or water buffalo to a third-world country in your loved one’s name for their next bithday? Welcome to gift-giving redefined, courtesy of Heifer International. Heifer HQ building surrounded by wetlands Founded by Dan West in 1944, Heifer International’s mission is to “Work with comm… Read more
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The Water Encyclopedia, Volumes 1-5 Edited by: Lehr, Jay; Keeley, Jack; Lehr, Janet © 2005 John Wiley & Sons With five, 1,000-page volumes of articles from over 350 water scientists across the globe, The Water Encyclopedia is the one of the most successful encyclopedias to date, according to publisher John Wiley… Read more
Put a LID on It!
For many years, civil engineers have approached stormwater management with the idea that the best solution is to eliminate the rainwater as quickly as possible. This approach was rooted in the need to get water out of the medieval streets so you were not constantly slogging through puddles. A great… Read more