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  • AE2S Celebrates New Rapid City Office Location May 31, 2023
    AE2S hosted an open house at the firm’s new Rapid City office on May 18th. Elevate Rapid City, the local Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization, helped celebrate with a ribbon cutting. “It was fun to host members of... Continue Reading →
  • Piloting Allows Water Systems to Take Treatment Test Flights May 31, 2023
    Taking a test flight of a treatment method prior to adding a new process or technology is a prudent practice that allows water and wastewater systems to effectively “try before they buy” a change to their system. The State of... Continue Reading →
  • Employee Spotlight: Joe Noble, PE, Operations Manager May 31, 2023
    Thousands of airmen have relocated to Rapid City, South Dakota, because Ellsworth Air Force Base is located there. Ironically, Joe Noble, PE, had already left active-duty service in the Air Force when he moved his family from Colorado to South... Continue Reading →
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  • Supreme Court Finds in Favor of Landowners in Landmark WOTUS Lawsuit May 30, 2023
    A Supreme Court decision in favor of property owners will likely impact the future of how the waters of the United States (WOTUS) are designated under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The nation’s highest court began hearing the high-profile wetlands protection case, Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency, on October 3, 2022. Water industry analysts have monitored […]
  • USEPA Proposes Chemical Review Process Reforms May 30, 2023
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has proposed amendments to the regulations that govern its review of new chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Under TSCA, the USEPA reviews the potential risks of new chemicals before they enter U.S. commerce and, when necessary, establishing safeguards to protect human health and the environment. The […]
  • WOTUS Rule Blocked in 26 States While Bill to Overturn WOTUS Vetoed May 4, 2023
    A Federal court judge in North Dakota issued a preliminary injunction in mid-April against the implementation of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). The ruling includes 24 States that jointly filed in North Dakota, including Montana, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming. The decision came on […]