ASTM International honors Kurt Kelsey with Outstanding Achievement Award

March 8th, 2024

Kurt Kelsey, left, receiving the A. Ivan Johnson Outstanding Achievement Award from D18 Chairman Bill Quinn.  ASTM International’s soil and rock committee (D18) has presented its A. Ivan Johnson Outstanding Achievement Award to Kurt Kelsey, director of earth science division at American Excelsior Company. The award is presented in recognition of outstanding and significant contributions to […]

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Trout Unlimited rehabs Wisconsin river

February 10th, 2024

Figure 1 “After” photo showing vegetation through the Curlex NetFree protected restored bank section as shown in Figures 11 and 12. There’s something about cold, bubbling trout water that can relax almost anyone (Figure 2). Thus, it is imperative to conserve and restore our precious streams and rivers for future generations to experience and enjoy. […]

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Vegetated long-term solution for fly ash landfill capping project

February 1st, 2023

Figure 1 Retired fly ash landfill with vegetated swales reinforced with a TRM In 2019, a coal-fired power plant in Illinois was scheduled to be retired. The decision 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 […]

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