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#TtInspires: Shaun McKay, Environmental Scientist

Finding opportunities to pursue passions and develop professionally with Tetra Tech
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Shaun has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from the University of Newcastle and is excited about the opportunity Coffey, a Tetra Tech Company, gave him to develop professionally after a hiatus from consulting. We talked with Shaun as part of our #TtInspires campaign celebrating the passion of Tetra Tech employees. Follow #TtInspires on social media for more stories.

20 Cities Awarded TD Green Space Grants for Innovative Urban Forestry Initiatives in Underserved Neighborhoods

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LINCOLN, Neb. and TORONTO, June 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, TD Bank Group (TD) and the Arbor Day Foundation announced the recipients of the TD Green Space Grants program. These grants provide a total of $400,000 USD to support green infrastructure development, tree planting, forestry stewardship, and community green space expansion, advancing environmental and economic benefits for underserved communities.

Arbor Day Foundation and Bank of America Drive Local Climate Resiliency Initiatives

Community Resiliency Grant Program Promotes Equity and Sustainable Cities With Tree Planting in High-Need Urban Communities
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LINCOLN, Neb., June 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Bank of America is expanding its commitment to the Arbor Day Foundation through a second $250,000 grant to support efforts in four U.S. cities to increase the number of trees planted in low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. Cities will receive funding from the Community Resiliency Grant program and recipients include local nonprofit organizations and municipal agencies. This grant will support the following cities:

Keep America Beautiful Presents 47 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Grants to Organizations throughout the United States

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STAMFORD, Conn., May 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s largest community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced it has awarded 47 grants to Keep America Beautiful community-based affiliates and partner organizations for its 2020 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP) to reduce the most littered item in America.   

'NEXT Coalition' of Leading U.S. Engineering and Construction Firms Challenges Industry to Enhance Health, Safety Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

‘Construction Safety Challenge’ seeks rapidly deployable, scalable innovations that address outbreak-related challenges today with an eye towards future
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (27 May 2020) /3BL Media/ – While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced shutdowns of many global businesses, a coalition of leading critical infrastructure and construction companies has banded together to launch the “NEXT Coalition” to promote and share industry safety best practices.

Keep America Beautiful: As States Reopen, Proper Disposal of Litter and Trash Remains Paramount

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STAMFORD, Conn., May 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As states and cities across the country move forward with plans to reopen parts of their economies and more people go outdoors and seek recreation in public spaces, including parks and beaches, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® issued an urgent reminder to all Americans to properly dispose of trash and litter as they venture outside.

Blue Herons’ Home on the Lake Protected From Erosion

Duke Energy is collaborating with the North Carolina Wildlife Federation to save Lake Norman’s largest heron rookery
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From a distance, Heron Island looks like any of the 100 islands on Lake Norman, north of Charlotte, N.C. As its nickname suggests, however, this strip of land is home to between 60 and 80 great blue heron nests, the largest collection of herons anywhere on the 32,000-acre lake.

These heron nests were in danger – the island has been eroding due to waves generated by increasing boat traffic and heavy storms.

Tetra Tech Featured in the EBJ Emerging Technology Issue

Leading with Science® to develop new technologies for a resilient future
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Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) released its 2020 "Emerging Technology & the Environmental Industry" publication. In this issue, Tetra Tech’s President, Dr. Leslie Shoemaker, discussed the growing demand for using innovation and new technologies in our projects and how Tetra Tech focuses on Leading with Science® to develop dynamic tools that address specific operational and business needs and create a social impact.

Republic Services Is Taking the Lead in Composting

This week marks International Compost Awareness Week
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By Chris Seney

Republic Services is known as industry leader in recycling and waste disposal. But people may not realize that Republic is also a leader in composting – in California, Oregon and other markets in the West.

This week is International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW), and for the first time Republic Services is an official sponsor. ICAW is the largest and most comprehensive education initiative of the compost industry. 

The Challenge and The Opportunity

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Imagine a vast array of ecosystems comprising a diverse and beautiful countryside with millions of hard-working people committed to the environment. Central America is a region that faces enormous challenges conserving healthy areas that represent their biological and natural resources heritage. Also, challenging is that the population growth and lack of economic vitality that can contribute to stress in this region.

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