UMass Lowell students measure the diameter of a honey locust.

Using Grant Funding to Promote Tree Equity in Lowell

Doris Jenkins authored an article in Massachusetts Planning entitled “Using Grant Funding to Promote Tree Equity in Lowell." American Forests, a non-profit conservation organization dedicated to protecting and restoring healthy forest ecosystems, defines “tree equity” as having enough trees in an area such that everyone can experience the health, climate, and economic benefits that they provide. Continue reading

An electric vehicle charging station in a parking garage.

Implementing vehicle charging stations is easier than you think

Johanna Hall and Sam Alpert co-authored an article in NEREJ entitled “Implementing vehicle charging stations is easier than you think." The interest and demand for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations is already high and is expected to explode as they become more commonplace as commercial businesses and municipalities alike consider installing them at their facilities. Continue reading

Southern New Hampshire Regional Water (SNHRW)

Water System Profile: Southern New Hampshire Regional Water System, New Hampshire

Information courtesy of: Jeffrey W. McClure, P.E. , Jeffrey C. Provost, P.E., Samuel H. Kenney, P.E. Introduction The state of New Hampshire, on behalf of its constituents, sought to address widespread groundwater contamination of private and public water supply wells by the gasoline additive methyl tert-butyl ether (MtBE). After successful litigation involving the responsible parties,... Continue reading