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International Oil Spill Conference

Dr. Lyle Trumbull (R) and Kyle Kolwaite (L) presented at the International Oil Spill Conference

OBG recently took part in the International Oil Spill Conference on May 15-18, 2017 in Long Beach, California. This conference provides a forum for professionals from the international response community, private sector, government, and non-governmental organizations to come together to exchange ideas and lessons learned...

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Do I need a permit?

Chris Kriegner,

Many projects require approval from one or more regulatory agencies before implementation can begin. Approvals are typically granted in the form of a permit, which may be required for a host of reasons, including planned emissions or discharges, withdrawals or resource use, building and construction, or proposed disturbance to...

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Earth Day 2017, A personal reflection

Matt Traister,

Two of the people who I closely associate as professional mentors—former OBG employees Ted Tifft and Stu Spiegel—previously commemorated the 20- and 40-year anniversaries of Earth Day for OBG. Long before I knew them, however, my interest in protecting the environment was shaped by events that...

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Sustainable remediation incorporating ecological restoration

The Onondaga Lake Superfund restoration program in Syracuse, New York has provided an opportunity to refine and develop new ecological restoration approaches. Lessons from Onondaga Lake can be broadly applied to other programs, particularly in urban and postindustrial settings. In Lessons Learned in Sustainable Remediation Incorporating Ecological Restoration, a presentation...

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Annual Georgia Environmental Conference

OBG recently presented an Early Session Workshop during the Annual Georgia Environmental Conference (GEC) on August 24, 2016 in Jekyll Island, GA. The workshop on emergency response management, moderated by OBG's Larry Mailzzi, PG, featured speakers from Gallagher Marine Systems, Moran Environmental Recovery,...

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Chris Kriegner presents at WODCON XXI

Chris Kriegner, PMP, a scientist at OBG and expert in natural resource management, recently presented at the 21st World Dredging Congress & Exhibition WODCON XXI—the only global event dedicated exclusively to dredging and maritime construction. Kriegner joined more than 120 other professionals presenting on dredging related developments and projects from...

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New article cautions users of wetland boundary information

Experts from OBG’s Natural Resource & Restoration practice published an article discussing the precision limitations inherent in wetland delineation and cautions the users of wetland boundary information to not treat delineated boundaries as precise features. Methods containing subjectivity and extrinsic factors such as anthropogenic disturbance and long term climatic ch...

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