Tag: Community

We Are on Your Side

The recent Supreme Court ruling regarding abortion rights will have lasting impacts for generations to come. Among these is that rules for women’s reproductive rights will differ from state to state. We also know from existing research that these changes will disproportionately affect people of color. These changes are not neutral—they will have a direct […]

Boston Attorney General Sues PFAS Manufacturers for Damages

Widespread remediation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) came one step closer last week as Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey sued 13 PFAS manufacturers for damages to public health. PFAS are synthetic fluorine compounds commonly used in consumer products for their ability to repel water and oil. Because of their popularity and persistence, PFAS have […]

Innovative Center for Allied Health Education in Tacoma Wins ASCE Award

Last week, the Tacoma-Olympia Section of the ASCE recognized the newly opened Center for Allied Health Education (CAHE) with an Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) Award. The CAHE is a state-of-the-art medical education and community healthcare facility at Bates Technical College in Tacoma, Washington, and it celebrated its grand opening just last month. A GeoEngineers […]

Improved Ballinger Park Shoreline Reopens

On Saturday, the City of Mountlake Terrace, Washington, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to reopen Ballinger Park’s improved shoreline. With the only accessible shoreline in Mountlake Terrace, the park is popular with the community. The $1.5 million project renovated park amenities and replaced an aging wooden dock, used for both fishing and non-motorized boating, with a […]

Redmond Downtown Park Wins WASLA Award

Last month, the City of Redmond’s Downtown Park Project won an Award of Merit from the Washington State Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (WASLA). The City of Redmond, Washington, has transformed its downtown area over the past six years, and this award-winning park is at the center of it all. The project […]

Making Connections at OAME’s Entrepreneurship Trade Show

The Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs (OAME) is holding its 34th Annual Entrepreneurship Trade Show and Luncheon at the Oregon Convention Center on May 12, and GeoEngineers will be there. OAME is a professional association that supports minority-owned businesses, and this annual Portland trade show is a chance for entrepreneurs, public agencies, non-profits and large […]

A Little Hope on Earth Day

It seems like every day we see new and more worrying headlines about our planet. The ocean is rising, species are dying, and it never seems like we’re doing enough to stop it. The conversation about climate change is almost always bleak, but maybe that’s part of the problem. It can be hard to take […]

52 Ways to Make a Difference This Earth Day

Earth Day is the perfect time to think about the responsibilities we have to our planet, and each other. Most of us want to do what we can to protect the world we share, but sometimes it’s difficult to know how. Our environmental challenges can be overwhelming, but we can make progress if we all […]

McClaine Street Project Wins APWA, ACEC Awards

A GeoEngineers street improvement project in Silverton, Oregon, recently won a People’s Choice Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Oregon (ACEC Oregon) at this year’s Engineering Excellence Awards. This is the second notable award for the McClaine Street Improvements Project, which also earned a Project of the Year Award from the American […]

GeoEngineers Sponsors Idaho Future City Competition

GeoEngineers sponsored the recent Idaho Future City Competition at Boise State University, and Kevin Russ of our local Boise office volunteered his time to attend and help judge this annual event. On January 29, teams of sixth, seventh and eighth graders came together to show off their solutions to some of our society’s greatest STEM […]

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