Best Industries 2012: Environmental Consulting | 5 Markets to Watch
Ports and Harbors
More and more public port authorities need environmental consultants to help revamp old ports, which have eroded after years of neglect. Most of these ports are so shallow, they are unable receive large ships and therefore unable to compete in a modern economy. Before the ports can be dredged, consultants are hired to survey the area, apply for permits, and plan how the excess material will be disposed of afterward.