Editorial Board PicksThe 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 and Sons. This weighty tome covers a variety of topics, including surface water and water management. All articles are well-illustrated and average 4,000 words in length. Environmental Aspects of Real Estate and Commercial Transactions: New Line From Brownfields to Green Buildings James B. Witkin, Editor 2004 American Bar Association (3rd Edition) A noted expert in environmental law, Witkin has compiled a truly excellent “who’s who” of the environmental/legal industry that provides chapters on relevant topics. It’s one of the best reference books covering a broad range of environmental issues in a practical and succinct fashion, and a “must have” for…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
Cutting-Edge Spotlight: David Lloyd
Guiding 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,… 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