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Helpful Definition for: Environmental Engineers

Environmental engineers in Murfreesboro are the professionals who apply the principles of science and engineering to improve the quality and sustainability of the natural resources for providing hygienic water, air, and land for animal and microbial habitation and for remediation of polluted sites. They focus on waste water management, air pollution control, recycling, waste disposal, radiation protection, industrial hygiene, environmental sustainability, and public health issues as well as the laws of environmental engineering & the environmental impact of proposed construction projects.

Environmental engineers in Murfreesboro carry out studies on hazardous-waste management for evaluating the extent of hazards, advising on its treatment and containment, and developing regulations to prevent mishaps. Designing municipal water supply and industrial wastewater treatment systems as well as addressing local and worldwide environmental issues like global warming, ozone layer depletion, etc. also are the major focus areas for environmental engineers.

Environmental Engineers in Murfreesboro generally come from two major engineering backgrounds- Civil Engineering & Chemical Engineering. Hydrology, water resources management, bioremediation, and designing water treatment plants are the areas where the Environmental & Civil engineers dwell in. Whereas, Environmental & Chemical engineers mostly deal in environmental chemistry, advanced technologies for air and water treatment and separation processes.

The field of activity for environmental engineers is vast & has immense scope. The basic aim of environmental engineers is to maintain public health by protection, preservation, and enhancement of the environment.

Environmental impact assessment and mitigation, Wastewater conveyance and treatment, Air quality management are the major fields of activity for Environmental Engineers.

Other functions of environmental engineers include- Management of natural resource, Management of contaminated land & site remediation, Management of environment, Health and Safety, Development of environmental policy and regulation, Management of Solid & Hazardous waste, Noise pollution control & Risk assessment.

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Firm Settles Violations with EPA; Provides Equipment to Maricopa County Clini...
Lee Ann Rush   SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement with True View Windows & Glass Block, Inc. for violations of the federal Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule. The agreement requires True View, which operates in Arizona and Colorado, to pay a $15,060 penalty and spend $14,940 on blood lead analyzers and test kits for six Maricopa County, Arizona. health clinics.   “Exposure to lead-based paint is one of the most common ways children develop lead poisoning,” said EPA Pacific Southwest Regiona...

EPA Marks Cleanup Milestone at Former Synergy Site in Claremont, N.H.
Lee Ann Rush   BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that the former Synergy manufactured gas facility in Claremont, N.H., is now suitable for reuse and redevelopment after a successful hazardous waste cleanup at the site. EPA and the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services oversaw the cleanup, which began in 2015 and concluded in July 2018. On October 11, AmeriGas will transfer ownership of the property to the City of Claremont.   “Today’s milestone is a testament to how strategic partnerships can clean up pollution whil...

U.S. EPA, California Settle with UC Regents Over Davis Superfund Site Cleanup
Lee Ann Rush   SAN FRANCISCO –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) have reached a settlement with the Regents of the University of California (University) to begin an estimated $14 million cleanup of contaminated soil, solid waste, and soil gas at the Laboratory for Energy-related Health Research/Old Campus Landfill Superfund site in Davis, Calif. Contaminants found at the site include carbon-14, polychlorinated biphenyls, pesticides, solvents, such as chloroform, and metals, such...

EPA and Camden, New Jersey Tackle Illegal Dumping
Lee Ann Rush   NEW YORK, NY – On 10/04/2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Center for Family Services, Inc. in Camden, New Jersey was selected to receive $120,000 in funding through the 2018 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (EJCPS) Cooperative Agreement Program. Ten organizations nationwide were selected to receive a total of $1.2 million in funding. Center for Family Services, Inc. is a non-profit organization working to address public health threats and environmental problems caused by illegal dumping ...

EPA Finalizes Nearly $7 Million Plan to Clean Up Lead-Contaminated Soil at Re...
Lee Ann Rush   NEW YORK, NY – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized its plan to clean up lead-contaminated soil at approximately 28 residences that are impacted by the former Flintkote Plant property at the Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site, in Lockport, N.Y. As part of a multi-phased, comprehensive cleanup of the Eighteen Mile Creek Site, EPA will remove and transport approximately 14,000 cubic yards of contaminated soil for off-site disposal at facilities licensed to handle the waste. The excavated areas will be restored with cl...