Whether your environmental needs include the remediation of brownfields sites to allow for redevelopment in your community, environmental compliance for infrastructure and facilities or NEPA services for transportation infrastructure, HR Green can provide the solutions you need.
As part of an integrated services group at HR Green, we collaborate with Transportation, Environmental, GIS, Engineering, and Planning Groups. This interdisciplinary approach allows us to effectively manage environmental concerns, regulatory requirements, and agency coordination to provide clients with a variety of perspectives that are vital when executing a successful project.More
Projects can be delayed, stalled or even terminated due to regulatory requirements. The Federal, state, and local environmental process is often complex, with agencies interpreting and implementing various regulations. Getting necessary approvals and completing documentation without compromising the needs of projects is often challenging. When you choose HR Green, you acquire a staff of professionals with the proven ability to successfully execute comprehensive environmental efforts for projects. We are proactive in representing projects while also maintaining working relationships with state and federal agencies. In-depth knowledge of the process helps us anticipate the challenges that you face, and we work with you to resolve them.
We use a collaborative approach to select multi-disciplinary specialists within our firm to cover all aspects of environmental projects. As part of an integrated services group at HR Green, we collaborate with Transportation, Environmental, GIS, Engineering, and Planning Groups. This interdisciplinary approach allows us to effectively manage environmental concerns, regulatory requirements, and agency coordination to provide clients with a variety of perspectives that are vital when executing a successful project.
The Former Wonder Bread Factory is Transformed into a New Brewery
The former Wonder Bread factory located in downtown Waterloo, Iowa, shuttered its operations in November 2012 amidst bankruptcy proceedings. Built in 1927, the vacant building occupied an entire block within the community’s urban core adjacent to numerous public facilities including the library, hockey arena, children’s museum, and public market. City officials immediately worked with several key stakeholders, including the historic preservation committee and Main Street Waterloo, to identify a potential re-use for the 0.94-acre site; however, contamination concerns created anxieties for potential investors.
Brownfield Assessment Grant Assess Environmental Impacts of Underutilized Properties in Antioch
The Village of Antioch is a community of just over 14,000 residents located within the Chicago metropolitan area in northeastern Illinois. Along its main corridor of Illinois Route 83 (IL 83), many businesses either closed or moved resulting in the environmental and economic decline of the community’s urban core and central business district.
Council Bluffs Brownfields Success
Council Bluffs, IA
Council Bluffs has demonstrated a unique ability to quickly return properties to a productive re-use. Much of the City’s efforts have focused on the South Main Brownfields Project Area which is among the oldest and most deteriorated industrial districts in Council Bluffs.
Waterloo Brownfield Redevelopment
HR Green has helped secure 12 EPA Brownfields Grants for the City of Waterloo since 2000 which have helped inventory, characterize, assess, and cleanup numerous underutilized sites including a former construction machinery company.
Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary and Regional Trail
St. Paul, MN
Capitol Region Watershed District (CRWD) and City of St. Paul selected the team of HR Green and Inter-Fluve to conduct a feasibility study, develop concept plans and final design, complete three construction bid packages and construction oversight for the Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary and Regional Trail.
The Liberty Square Redevelopment Area comprises approximately 340 commercial, industrial.
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As part of HR Green’s ongoing commitment to helping communities leverage Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funding for brownfields assessments and cleanup, the company announced today that it has helped the city of Waterloo, IA secure two more EPA grants totaling $400,000. Since 2000, HR Green’s efforts have secured for the city a total of $2.65 million in grants and loans.
May 20, 2020
HR Green, Inc., a provider of professional engineering and consulting solutions, has been ranked No. 204 on Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms list in 2020, moving up 5 positions from No. 209 in 2019. Widely considered the industry benchmark, ENR ranks engineering companies based on revenue for engineering services provided during the previous year.
March 16, 2020
Like you, HR Green has been monitoring the COVID-19 situation with an eye to the health and safety of our employees, their families, and the community at large. While these events are in a constant state of change, we have a plan for the continuity of service to our clients and partners. As a company,
October 4, 2019
Success—and an ever-expanding nationwide client roster—has seen HR Green continue to grow significantly over the past few years. And with success comes change. Today the company announced that it has expanded and opened an additional location in Frisco, Texas, part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. “We are constantly striving to exceed the expectations of our