Coal ash topples down slope into Lake Michigan

November 4, 2011

Landslide near Milwaukee raises issues about containment Coal ash and other debris from decades gone by hurtled down a steep slope Oct. 31, a landslide into Lake Michigan that was a Halloween scare. The ash, as well as a pickup, several trailers and other equipment ran downward from the elevated grounds of a We Energies …

Assisting a recovery effort

A geosynthetics provider and a local distributor provided assistance with materials and expertise for temporary housing and landfill expansion in the aftermath of northern Alberta wildfires By Don Talend Layfield Geosynthetics & Industrial Fabrics and Apex Distribution are helping residents of Slave Lake, Alberta, rebuild their lives following one of the worst natural disasters in …

Seaman announces $7.5 million capital plan

November 3, 2011

Government support credited in plan that creates new jobs Citing support from the state of Ohio and the city of Wooster, Seaman Corp. announced plans for a $7.5 million capital investment program in a Nov. 1 press release. The plan is expected to protect current employment levels and add more jobs in the near future, …

Nov. 11 deadline for IECA award nominations

November 1, 2011

There’s still time to submit nominations for the 21st annual Awards of Environmental Excellence. The awards program recognizes industry professionals and organizations for their contributions to the erosion and sediment control community. The International Erosion Control Association will honor all award winners during at Environmental Connection 2012 (EC12) Feb. 26-29, 2012, in Las Vegas. Honorees …