Environment and Construction Management Engineers

by David A. Spivey, (M.ASCE), Environ. Engr.; Military Construction Directorate, Office of Chief of Engrs., U.S. Army Corps of Engrs., Washington, D.C.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1974, Vol. 100, Issue 3, Pg. 395-401

Document Type: Journal Paper


The paper presents the construction management engineer in the first line of defense in preventing environmental pollution and degradation during construction. Damage can be reduced through knowledge about the environment and the project. The major construction activities that cause pollution and its magnitude are examined. The engineer is in a position to influence the outcome if he is aware of the problems associated with construction and their magnitude.

Subject Headings: Construction management | Personnel management | Pollution | Environmental issues | Chemical degradation

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