by William Gray, environmental scientist Happy World Soil Day! This year’s international celebration of the importance of world soils aims to “Stop soil erosion, Save our future.” Did you know that it can take up to 100 years to produce a layer of soil as thick as a nickel? Soil erosion can remove many times that in only a matter of minutes. At Tioga, we actively promote soil conservation through our work with business owners, facility designers and constr... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Dec 5
The Industrial Revolution sparked asbestos manufacturing in the late 1800s. Asbestos’ resistance to chemicals, heat, water and electricity made it an excellent insulator for steam engines, turbines, boilers, ovens and electric generators. However, with the increased use of asbestos came the dangerous side effects on those who mined, refined and worked with the mineral. According to, the first documented death of asbestos poisoning occurred in 1906.  Today, believe it... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Dec 2