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The Myth of CO2 Levels and Global Warming

This is a graph that is readily available on the internet. The top graph (blue) is CO2; the red graph is temperature and the green graph is methane. This a plot of this data for 400,000 years. Don’t ask me how they knew the concentrations of the carbon dioxide, methane and the temperature even 200 years ago. This is the data from which all of the global...

Let’s Look at Rainfall Data for the Last 94 Years

Florida’s Southwest Water Management District has the rainfall data for 16 counties in this area for the previous 94 years. I graphed three counties, two adjacent and the northern county in the district: Hillsborough, Polk and Levy. While there has been major fluctuation in all the counties, the oscillation has been between 40 inches and 80 inches in all...

Packaging Waste

You know it costs us when the manufacturers put their medicine bottles in a small box. We must throw away that box when we get home. We then will pay for the disposal of that box. The container mostly functions to make it easy to ship those products and nothing more. It may add security for the product but there are other ways to do that. How much money...

The ‘Simple’ Secret to Making a Positive Impact on the Environment

Okay envirojunkies, if you really want to make a difference, start living like you are in a depression economy. Stop throwing away so many things. Stop buying new things because you want them when you do not really need them. Let’s stop talking about making biofuels and get down and do it. Think about how much vegetation is thrown away or burned or sent to...

Stormwater Issues 101

The greatest source of pollution to our waters is from stormwater runoff. You are going to hear a lot about that in the weeks to come. We will have to do a better job maintaining the stormwater treatment systems like we do for our other utilities. It is time to re-think how we landscape; i.e., reduce the amount of sod used, choose sods that require little...

David Hurley
Landmark Engineering and Surveying Corporation

“I have worked with Rosanne for more than 30 years. During that time she worked for the Department of Environmental Regulation and, in the mid-1980s, went into private practice. I have absolute confidence in her advice and know she will work diligently to make certain everything runs as smoothly as possible. During all my time working with Rosanne I found her...