Source: Environmental Protection Agency Region 1, Boston
Under a consent decree surrounding alleged Clean Water Act violations in ready mixed and sand & gravel production, Kingston, N.H.-based Torromeo Industries Inc. will pay a civil penalty, implement compliance measures, and cover a $500,000 pervious concrete placement.
Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, Md.; CP staff
A new NIST report cites barriers to broader acceptance of concrete designed with 30 percent or higher fly ash binder, along with a need to allow practitioner pursuit of alternatives to prescriptive mix designs favoring portland cement.