Laurie Toupin is a civil/environmental engineer turned freelance writer. She covers science and environmental issues for both adults and children, writing for publications such as The Christian Science Monitor, Odyssey Magazine, Design Focus World, Scholastic Books and Apprentice Shop Books, LLC. When Laurie isn’t writing, she is directing children’s theater, biking, hiking, or canoeing with her three awesome children in Brookline, NH. Laurie has a Civil/Environmental Engineering degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a Masters in Journalism from the University of Missouri.
Mar 03, 2020
Changes to the EPA Title V Petitioning Program
Learn more about revisions to the Title V petitioning program that aim to aid EPA reviews and increase stakeholder understanding of the petition process.
Feb 20, 2020
U.S. Clean Water Act Gets Another Overhaul
Under the new definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS), ephemeral bodies of water would no longer be subject to federal regulation.
Feb 11, 2020
Revisiting the Need for a Circular Economy
The circular economy must replace our current linear product cycle, and needs to be on the table when discussing solutions to tackle climate change.
Jan 21, 2020
Build Your Climate Change Resilience Today
Companies will have to build resilience if they want to survive in the new climate change based economy. Learn more about three steps proposed by the WBCSD.
Jan 14, 2020
What Are the Key Sustainability Trends to Expect?
Learn more about the main sustainability trends to watch out for in 2020, based on findings from a survey by BSR and GlobeScan.