Washing Away Hazards

Mitigating Complex Issues Related to Salt Contamination of Potable Well Water

Salt contamination of potable well water is a growing problem in the Northeast and Midwest sections of the United States, as the mineral continues to become more prevalent in day-to-day life. When groundwater used as potable water includes elevated levels of sodium and chloride, effects can range from an unpleasant taste to an increased risk for heart disease patients to plumbing issues caused by corrosive water.


Q&A: Ethical Reporting & Professional Licensure
What are the requirements for professional environmental licenses and how are ethical considerations regulated?


TECH FOCUS: Artificial Intelligence in Environmental Consulting

In the rapidly evolving tech landscape, artificial intelligence (AI)—or, more specifically, large language models (LLMs)—is redefining efficiency and innovation on a global scale. The emergence of LLMs provides the ability to engage and interact with digital environments, amplifying AI’s utility across platforms. LLMs are instrumental in automating processes, bolstering research, enhancing efficiency, fostering innovation, and providing deeper insights into complex engineering and environmental challenges.




ESG SPOTLIGHT: California Climate Change Disclosure Rules

On October 7, 2023, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation requiring high-revenue companies (more than $1 billion per year) doing business in California to publicly report their annual scope 1, 2, and 3 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2026. The legislation, known as the Climate Corporate Data Accountability Act (SB 253), requires subject companies to report GHG emissions in accordance with the GHG Protocol and requires increasing levels of data assurance through 2030.