Sustainable Development Goals in the Developed World

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) adopted by the United Nations (UN) in 2015 include clean water and sanitation, an end to poverty and hunger, gender equality and access to quality education, climate action, and good governance. The SDGs are the product of multilateral participatory process and are universal. As such, they are as critical for developed nations as well, and businesses and individuals in developed nations have a great capacity to make progress towards th

What Are Your Data Telling You?

A Budget and Schedule Streamlining Review & Summary of Anaerobic Reductive Dechlorination of Chlorinated Hydrocarbons Several previous articles discuss simplifying and streamlining environmental data acquisition and evaluation. Laboratory Procurement, Data Quality, & Budget Management provides recommendations for communicating with your laboratory so that the lab has the necessary information to provide accurate and complete costs, as well as information that will assist the

Watershed Health

watershed n. A ridge dividing the areas drained by different river systems. The area drained by a river system. Webster’s New World Dictionary of the American Language, 1964 More than 70 percent of the Earth’s surface is covered with water and the natural water cycle provides water to Earth as a recyclable resource. However, Earth’s water supply is not infinite, nor is it infinitely renewable. A powerful graphic on the United State Geological Survey (USGS) website shows how s