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EPA CLEANS UP ARSENIC SOIL CONTAMINATION IN THE SALEM, MA AREA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has begun cleaning up soil contaminated with arsenic near Brown Pond in Davers, Massachusetts, according to a report from The Salem News. It’s thought that arsenic contamination can contribute to serious health problems in humans, including cancer and diseases related to the circulatory and respiratory systems. The arsenic-positive soil is Read More

TIMBER MATS: NATURE CONSERVATION, DEMOLITION & OTHER USES IN 2016-2017

Timber mats are generally used to protect the ground and securely transport heavy construction equipment to and from worksites so the natural terrain won’t impede movement or cause any tipping over. The most common projects they’ve been utilized for have included the construction of pipelines, stabilization for oilfields, and to build transmission projects. Over the Read More

TIMBER MATS TO HELP TEST MANAGEMENT AT OLYMPIC EXPERIMENTAL STATE FOREST

Timber mats will be deployed to help test forest management practices at the Olympic Experimental State Forest in Washington state, a report from The Chronicle indicated in March Managed by the state’s department of natural resources, the Olympic Experimental Forest covers 270,000 acres and serves as a means of testing how one designated area can cover both Read More