What are wastewaters?

Wastewaters are a nonavoidable problem when it comes to industrialization processes and development operations. These types of water contain non-natural components for the environment and, in significant quantities, can affect the ecosystem around it by altering the ecosystem’s natural processes. Nonetheless, they are almost always treated and cleaned before their discharge into the natural world. […]

How to prepare a Tree Mitigation Bank

Tree mitigation bank in Puerto Rico

A tree mitigation bank is an excellent tool for owners whose farms, parcels, or undeveloped properties have construction limitations or restrictions due to their location or environmental characteristics. Many Puerto Rico residents have forested parcels of land located in areas like the Northern Karst Corridor or right next to a state forest. These lands have […]

What are wetland restoration and mitigation projects?

mitigation project

By: Javier Vélez Arocho The impacts to wetland areas are considered a regulated activity by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Before you consider purchasing and developing a property, it is essential to understand that the presence of wetland areas within the parcel might be subject to a permitting process by a federal regulator. […]