PFAS can be a game changer in commercial real estate transactions. As evolving policies expand the scope of potential liabilities and cleanup costs, environmental professionals must consider what steps they can take to address, mitigate, and manage PFAS-related risks at potentially impacted properties.
Billions of dollars are earmarked for environmental cleanup and related redevelopment projects.
US President Biden is announcing more than $6 billion in investments meant to make communities across the country more resilient to the impacts of climate change, including by strengthening America’s aging electric grid infrastructure...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently reached an agreement with a Connecticut company resolving alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act related to the unpermitted filling of wetlands and other waters of the United States.
Enacted in 2021, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act has substantially increased federal investment in infrastructure.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has identified Milford, Somerville, Stoughton, Amherst, Chicopee, and South Hadley to work with the Agency on stormwater management through two collaborative problem-solving projects over the coming year.
Utilities and energy companies can implement strategies to mitigate risks from more frequent environmental disasters and infrastructure failures.
The Department of the Interior today announced $50 million over the next five years to improve key water infrastructure and enhance drought-related data collection across the Upper Colorado River Basin.
During a recent panel, energy leaders from across North America provided some insight on the energy transition, the path to a net-zero future and the challenges and opportunities that exist.
Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a 45-day public comment period on a proposed expansion of its Safer Choice and potentially its Design for the Environment (DfE)
The Loan Programs Office (LPO), an entity under the U.S. Department of Energy, recently announced that the renewable energy generation and storage projects being developed by the Puerto Rico Electric...
Community input and engagement are a vital part of land use planning. Getting the community, including adjacent and nearby landowners involved in a positive way,
Plastic industry backers and environmental justice (EJ) advocates exchanged sometimes fiery comments at a recent hearing over plastics production and its impact on poor communities of color.
Long-awaited reckoning arrives as loans on buildings come due at time of scarcer credit and higher interest rates
Katie Walsh helps cities manage their climate risks—and champions environmental advocates for office
Today our cities consume almost 80% of the world’s energy and emit 60% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. 80% of global GDP is also generated from urban-based economic activity.
By the time I talked to Gavin Newsom, the governor of California, he was clearly frustrated. “This is ridiculous,” he said. “These guys write reports and they protest. But we need to build. You can’t be serious about climate and the environment without reforming permitting and procurement in this state.”
Jacobs has successfully completed the underground infrastructure engineering for the PacWave South commercial-scale ocean wave energy testing facility – set to become the first pre-permitted, full-scale test facility for wave energy devices in the US.
Many of the biggest corporate employers plan to reduce the amount of office space they occupy over the next three years, underlining the changes set to reshape the commercial real estate market.
As more leases expire, companies are looking to reduce space.
In its May 25, 2023, decision in Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Supreme Court addressed the definition of "waters of the United States" (WOTUS) with regard to the Clean Water Act (CWA)...