AEG & ASCE Joint Meeting – Sept. 22, 2017

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The Carolinas Chapter of AEG and Western Branch, North Carolina Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers Speaker: Mr. Jody Kuhne, PE, PG; Regional Geological Engineer, NCDOT Presentation: Interstate 40, Harmon Den: A Case study in Recurring Rockslide Mitigation, Rock Slope Redesign and Construction Details Place: Habitat Brewing, 174 Broadway, Asheville, NC 28801 (parking […]

Vapor Intrusion: The Conference II – Oct. 5-6, 2017

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Vapor Intrusion: The Conference II Legal, Technical and Regulatory Perspectives October 5-6, 2017 Hilton University Place; Charlotte, North Carolina Vapor intrusion continues to be a major topic of discussion in the environmental industry. Since the first vapor intrusion (VI) conference organized by AEG Carolinas in 2014, the U.S. EPA and many states, including North Carolina, […]

Inaugural Geo-Carolinas Conference – Oct. 9-10

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The Geo-Carolinas Chapter of the Geo-Institute is proud to announce the inaugural Geo-Carolinas Conference. The event will take place October 9-10, 2017 in Charlotte, NC. The conference will include state-of-the art technical presentations by leaders in the field of geotechnical engineering. Guest speakers will include Anne Lemnitzer, Dave Paul, Allen Marr, Tim Stark, Silas Nichols, […]

Fall Field Trip – Emerald Hollow Mine, Oct. 21, 2017

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Fall Field Trip – Emerald Hollow Mine, Hiddenite, NC Join AEG Carolinas Chapter at the Emerald Hollow Mine and try your luck at finding your own gemstones, and enjoy participating in an educational program led by Emerald Hollow Mine staff and geologist/gemologist Mike Watkins. The three-hour educational program includes an earth science lesson, creeking, sluicing, […]

Availability of Technical Guidance for Risk-Based Environmental Remediation of Sites

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Session Law 2105-286 expanded the availability of risk-based environmental cleanup to virtually all regulated sites (excluding those subject to remediation under the Coal Ash Management Act of 2014 and the requirements of animal waste management systems). Guidance on the administrative requirements for pursuing risk-based remediation under the amended statutes (G.S. 130A 310.68 through 310.77) was […]

AGI & Partners Publish Policy Recommendations for New Administration

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The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) has signed a new consensus document, Geoscience Policy Recommendations for the New Administration and the 115th Congress. The document outlines strategies for achieving shared national interests in which geoscience plays a key role, offering recommendations around five high-level thematic areas: Enhancing National and Homeland Security Increasing Economic Prosperity Securing Resources […]

Unstable Slope Management Program Training

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Learn how to rate unstable soil slopes and rockfalls and assess their condition. The Western Federal Lands Highway Division of the FHWA has been developing an Unstable Slope Management Program (USMP) with a practitioner-based development team and strong Federal Land Management Agency stakeholder input. These FLMA agencies, such as the Forest Service, National Park Service, […]