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Erosion control history and evolution

February 1, 2023

…a substantial contribution to the science of erosion control and environmental preservation. Sediment is only one of the many pollutants that can be carried by stormwater runoff. The United States…

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Vegetated long-term solution for fly ash landfill capping project

February 1, 2023

…to close the plant was made to address the recently approved revisions to the Multi-Pollutant Standards rule from the Illinois Pollution Control Board. As a part of the plant retirement,…

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The importance of soil resources: Overlooked and undervalued?

January 19, 2023

…Figure 3. Use of soil erosion plots to measure runoff and sediment from agricultural land. Other measures being evaluated include mulching, direct drilling12, strip tillage, erosion control blankets13 and use…

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Dewatering bags – How do they work?

January 16, 2023

…Primarily used for Best Management Practice (BMP) purposes to prevent the runoff and flow of contaminants and sediment into local bodies of water, dewatering bags are also used to expedite…

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Understanding plastics: Single-use vs. engineering plastics

January 5, 2023

…durability. All communities stand to benefit from the strategic utilization of HDPE pipes, geosynthetics, and concrete liners. Information courtesy of AGRU America. References (1) Y. Chen et al. “Single-use plastics:…

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‘Plastic roads’ are paved with good intention

December 26, 2022

running a pilot program that combines recycled plastic bottle pellets with an asphalt mix to pave the road. “You can do theoretical stuff in a lab, but this is actually…

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AGRU America wins IAPD Bronze Marketing Excellence Award

November 16, 2022

…The International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD) has awarded AGRU America a Marketing Excellence Award in acknowledgment of innovative and exemplary marketing initiatives from mid-2021 through spring of…

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USDOT announces FHWA executive director

November 11, 2022

…Albany Law School, and her doctor of arts from the University at Albany (SUNY). She is a member of the New York State Bar and enjoys hiking and running….

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Letter to the Editor – A few more words about smart welders

November 7, 2022

…commonly bloom to the surface. I was happy to see that Agru brought this technology back to the U.S. I believe it’s been used in Germany for many years. And,…

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New York to receive $200 million in IIJA funding

November 4, 2022

rural America and in urban centers. New York has submitted and obtained EPA’s approval of its plans for the use of the FY 2022 funding. Capitalization grants will continue to…

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