Storm Water Permit Compliance in the Time of COVID-19, The Road Back, NV5 Hires Bryan Stone, Measures to Protect Employees and More - NV5|Alta Environmental June 2020 Newsletter
Storm Water Permit Compliance in the Time of COVID-19
Permit compliance is still expected and required during the coronavirus pandemic
This may seem odd, but when I think of storm water permit compliance in the time of COVID-19, I reflect on Gabriel García Márquez’s “Love in the Time of Cholera”. Marquez states that “wisdom comes to us when it can no longer do any good”. This makes me think about permit managers or industrial sites where the Legally Responsible Person (LRP) or Duly Authorized Representative (DAR) asks questions, such as “Why didn’t we address these best management practices (BMPs) sooner?”
Five Things to Know about Hazards of Radioactivity
Radiation is not an age-old reality; in fact, the discovery of radiation is fairly recent. Becquerel, whose name is now used as a unit for an amount of radioactivity, discovered in 1896 that uranium salts were emitting energy. In the early 1900s, he discovered medical uses for radioactivity. Soon, scientists began studying the various uses radioactive elements including the medical field and industrial fields, like with radioluminescent dials and, of course, its potential as a weapon.
Manufacturing and construction industries are looking to mitigate risk from COVID-19 before bringing employees back to work. Companies in these industries should develop a plan that includes safety protocols and contingency measures should an employee fall ill. A safety plan should include the 6 precautions listed in this article:
NV5, Inc. Hires Bryan Stone, PE as Vice President of Site Assessment and Remediation
NV5, Inc. welcomes Bryan Stone, PE as Vice President of the Site Assessment and Remediation team. He has over 30 years of experience as a consulting engineer, construction manager, program manager and operations manager involved with soil and groundwater site remediation at contaminated industrial properties.
Lisa Kay Appears as a Guest on the Flight Safety Detectives Podcast
Listen to Episode 25 below on Passenger Safety and COVID-19 with Lisa Kay, Chief Operating Officer of the Environmental Health Sciences group for NV5, Inc. She appeared as a guest on the Flight Safety Detectives podcast with John Goglia and Greg Feith discussing airplane and airport cleaning protocols to keep passengers safe from COVID-19.