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Juliane Tamura Is Tetra Tech's March 2021 Project Manager of the Month

Congratulating our Project Manager of the Month for March 2021, Juliane Tamura
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Project managers (PM) are the face of Tetra Tech to every client and are the people who ensure that our project work is done to the highest standards of quality and fiscal discipline. Tetra Tech CEO Dan Batrack honors those who work at the highest level of excellence with our PM of the Month award.

Tetra Tech's Ernesto L. Diaz Discusses Using Ecological and Nature-based Engineering for Coastal Risk Reduction and Sea Level Rise Adaptation

Building resilient coastal communities and infrastructure
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Ernesto L. Diaz is Tetra Tech’s Caribbean regional manager based in Puerto Rico and a lead coastal and marine scientist specializing in risk reduction, shoreline protection, and development of sea level rise adaptation strategies using ecological and nature-based engineering approaches.

Franklin 98 Living Shoreline

Innovative design approach uses nature-based solutions and habitat restoration to build coastal resilience and protect critical infrastructure.
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A 12-mile segment of Highway 98 that traverses Apalachicola Bay on the Florida panhandle lies directly beside the water’s edge. Wave energy, rising tides and severe storms make this stretch of shoreline, and the adjacent roadway infrastructure, particularly vulnerable to chronic erosion.

WSP USA Clearing Path to Recovery for Wildfire-ravaged Regions of California

Since November 2020, WSP has been providing CalRecycle with emergency structural debris and hazard tree removal leadership in the Bay Branch region south of San Francisco.
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In 2020, California was devastated by out-of-control wildfires that claimed lives, destroyed property and created environmental hazards across the state. When the fires subsided, state Emergency Management officials looked to WSP USA for management of the massive cleanup effort.

Tetra Tech's Ridge Robinson Discusses Using Water Resources Economics to Evaluate the Costs and Benefits of Public Infrastructure Investments

Applying economic principles to understand the benefits of infrastructure improvements to remote Alaskan communities
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Ridge Robinson has more than 30 years of experience in the water resources economics field and has worked on more than 200 water resources projects around the globe. Since joining Tetra Tech in 1998, Ridge has served as senior economist on many projects evaluating the merits of public infrastructure investments, including flood risk management, coastal storm risk management, navigation, ecosystem restoration, hydropower, and water supply. His project activities have included risk assessment and economic cost-benefit and cost effectiveness analyses for water resources projects.

The Time to Act on PFAS Risks Is Now, Before It's Too Late

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“Forever chemicals.”

This is the ominous label often applied to PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances), encapsulating both their functional utility and their harmful impact.

Tetra Tech's Richard Czlapinski Discusses Using Nature-based Solutions to Address Climate Change in Coastal Environments

Designing resilient coastal solutions to help minimize impacts of climate change
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Richard Czlapinski is a senior coastal engineer and project manager for Tetra Tech’s Center of Coastal Services in southeast Florida and has more than 45 years of experience specializing in shoreline protection and coastal restoration projects. He is a Diplomate in Coastal Engineering as certified by the Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Port and Navigation Engineers (ACOPNE). ACOPNE is subsidiary of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and offers advanced technical specialty certifications. Richard served as President of the ACOPNE Board of Trustees from 2012 to 2013.

How Technology Transformation Can Drive Climate Change Action

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  • Technology has been an essential means of staying connected throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • As consumer demand rises, the industry must drive sustainable impact as it continues to innovate.
  • Meeting ambitious climate change targets requires a fundamental transformation in the way products are manufactured and reused.

 

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  • Technology has been an essential means of staying connected throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • As consumer demand rises, the industry must drive sustainable impact as it continues to innovate.
  • Meeting ambitious climate change targets requires a fundamental transformation in the way products are manufactured and reused.

 

Progressing on Our Valuing Nature Journey

2017–2020 Summary report: A collaboration of The Nature Conservancy and Dow, Inc.
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In 2011, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and Dow began a journey to demonstrate that integrating the value of nature into business decisions can lead to better business and conservation outcomes. The collaboration team conducted extensive research and developed new tools to demonstrate how a company like Dow can include nature in its business operations. 

EarthX Environmental Justice – New Orleans

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By Lauren Zanolli 

New Orleans seems to hold more joy, and more sorrow, than its relatively small frame should allow. The city of 390,000 has an outsized place in the American heart and imagination. And if you’ve ever been there, it’s easy to understand why.

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