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SCS Engineers will evaluate the collection, hauling, and processing of organic material and food waste for Placer County, California in compliance with the state's mandatory organics recycling law.
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SCS Field Services is an integral part of SCS Engineers, an ...
The prestigious Robert P. Stearns/SCS Engineers Environmental Engineering Scholarship is awarded ...
LONG BEACH, CA –The members of the Solid Waste Association of ...
SACRAMENTO, CA — SCS Engineers was recently approved as an Associate ...
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OMAHA, NE – Michael J. Miller, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) ...
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Wednesday, October 14th,  3:00 – 4:00 pm attend Development of HDPE-Lined ...
Waste Management, Republic Services, and SCS Engineers are participating in a ...
Stormwater Treatment Control Session Moderator Cory Jones
Annual Solid Waste Management Conference and Operator Training Course 2015 for ...
Ms. Tracie Onstad Bills of SCS Engineers, is the former President ...
Mike McLaughlin of SCS joins other leading environmental, energy, and resource ...
The San Diego Sustainability Committee is a joint committee of APWA, ...
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SCS Engineers presents a behind-the-scenes look at the special people who ...
Mike Miller, CHMM, a Vice President at SCS Engineers – Aquaterra, ...
Anaerobic Digestion Post-consumer Food Scraps presentation by Tom Kraemer and Greg McCarron.
An introduction to anaerobic digestion technologies and processes. This presentation covers ...
CHARLESTON, SC –SCS Engineers has hired Dale Haase to provide full ...
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Hot from the 2015 RETA conference, the SCS Emergency Response: Expectations ...
Dan Johnson and Tom Rappolt of SCS Engineers collectively named the 2015 Associate of the Year by the Industrial Environmental Association
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SCS innovates

SCS is an employee-owned environmental consulting and construction firm that designs and implements sustainable environmental solutions. SCS is a full service provider. We study challenges and design solutions; we remediate, build and operate environmental and energy projects and systems; and we monitor a wide range of environmental control systems. Our core capabilities are: solid and hazardous waste management, landfill gas, site remediation, renewable energy, and regulatory compliance for air, water, and soil.

As technologies continue to evolve, SCS evolves. We remain at the forefront applying new processes and technologies to improve environmental compliance, reduce project risk, and provide our clients the ability to foresee and adapt business to environmental, social, economic and regulatory change. Continuous improvement, our in-the-field experience, and our deep involvement in the industries we serve help us deliver smart and simple solutions that work.

  • 2015
    Intelligent Data

    SCS launches SCSeTools® wireless technology to streamline the O&M and monitoring of data collected at landfills for compliance and maximum capture.

  • 2014
    Oil & Gas

    SCS announced as a finalist as the Engineering Company of the Year in the 2013 West Coast Oil and Gas Awards for demonstrated expertise in utilizing new and advanced tracer technologies.

  • 2013
    Low-Flow Monitoring

    SCS became one of the first environmental engineering firms to use custom manufactured Low-Flow Monitoring devices to more accurately measure gas production per well and offer better control flow and more efficient pressure.

  • 2012
    CDR Facility + Plasma Arc Gasification

    In 2012, SCS Designed and built the first Class III waste (trash + C&D debris) MRF in FL

    In 2012, SCS helped secure the first Plasma Arc Gasification Facility permit issued in CA.

  • 2011
    LFGE + Biomethane Plant

    SCS constructed the first LFGE facility in Mississippi.

    SCS designed/built the first biomethane plant at a wastewater treatment plant in CA to inject digester gas into natural gas pipelines.

  • 2009
    Bioreactor Landfill

    SCS obtained the first Research, Development, and Demonstration (RDD) permit for a bioreactor landfill in EPA Region 9.

  • 2008
    Greenhouse Gas

    SCS develops, Technologies and Management Options for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Landfills, for CalRecycle -- CARB references as the specific guidance for operators to comply with AB 32 landfill methane rule.

  • 2005
    Brownfields + Waste Characterization

    SCS obtains first permit issued in SC to re-develop an industrial waste landfill as industrial park.

    SCS performed the first statewide waste characterization study in CA.

  • 2005
    RDD Permit

    SCS obtained the first Research, Development, and Demonstration (RDD) permit for leachate re-circulation at a landfill in EPA Region 3.

  • 2004
    Design-Build Powerplant

    SCS Designed and built the first LFG-fueled microturbine power plant in the state of FL.

  • 2001

    SCS Feasibility study for a diaper recycling facility; the first study of its kind in California.

  • 2000
    e-Waste Collection

    SCS designed one of the first e-Waste Collection events in California.

  • 1990’s
    RCRA Corrective Action

    SCS performed one of the first RCRA Subtitle C Corrective Actions in EPA Region 9. This project was redeveloped into the California Speedway NASCAR track.

  • 1996
    U.S. Patent

    SCS employee received a U.S. Patent for inventing the first fully-permitted method for on-site condensate disposal for a landfill closure. An injection-based system for incinerating contaminants in LFG condensate within an LFG flare.

  • 1996
    Leachate Collection

    Designed 1st landfill leachate collection sump of its kind in the U.S. on compressed phosphatic clay slimes: reinforced concrete sump, horizontal HDPE access, removable horizontal leachate pump, & extensive foundation geogrid.

  • 1996
    Leachate Management

    SCS designed the first onsite leachate treatment/disposal system of its kind in the U.S. including a 750,000 gallon leachate storage tank and reduced ammonia concentrations through a nitrification/de-nitrification process.

  • 1993
    RCRA Training

    SCS designed the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Subtitle D Training Manual for Regional EPA and State regulatory staff. Note: SCS proposed composite liners long before the promulgation of Subtitle D.

  • 1992

    SCS Designed the first materials recovery facility in the state of FL. The MRF served Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL.

  • 1990

    SCS Performed the first state lead PRP RI/FS under Superfund in Virginia.

  • 1989
    Leachate Monitoring

    SCS prepared for the California Waste Management Board authoritative document titled Procedural Guidance Manual for Sanitary Landfills: Volume I Landfill Leachate Monitoring and Control Systems.

  • Late 80’s
    LFG Migration + Tracing Odors

    SCS Tracer pioneers use of tracer gas technologies to assess and study LFG migration issues.

    SCS Tracer pioneers use of tracer gas science to assess landfill odors and to use the data as a basis for control strategies.

  • Late 80’s
    Clean Closure

    SCS Obtained the first RCRA clean closure in VA under a health-based approach for a site where contaminants were not removed to background levels.

  • 1989
    Design-Permit + Corrective Measures

    Designed & permitted the first new landfills per Virginia 1988 Solid Waste Management Regulations.

    SCS planned one of the first RCRA Subtitle C corrective actions in EPA Region 7.

  • 1988
    RCRA Subtitle C

    SCS Performed one of the first RCRA Subtitle C corrective actions in EPA Region 4.

  • 1987
    Remedial Investigation

    SCS performed the first federal lead Potentially Responsible Party Remedial Investigation & Feasibility Study under Superfund in EPA Region 7.

  • 1987
    Subtitle D Regulations

    SCS Performed the first federal lead Potentially Responsible Party Remedial Investigation & Feasibility Study under Superfund in EPA Region 7.

  • 1985

    One of the first Superfund remedial designs in the nation by SCS. Superfund site in Hillsborough, NJ. Led to the site being among the first to be de-listed from the NPL.

  • 1982
    Coal Combustion and PCB’s

    SCS ground breaking projects for the electric utility industry on the proper management of PCBs and continue to be authoritative references to the present day.

  • Late 70's

    SCS designed & secured permits for one of the first commercial buildings constructed on a former landfill site in the U.S. SCS LFG O&M expertise integral to permit issuance, and continues to be a key element of site operations to the present day.

  • 1978-79
    Landfill Design

    In 1978, SCS wrote the EPA Sanitary Landfill Design and Operation Manual.

    In 1979, SCS wrote the EPA Sludge Landfill Design and Operation Manual.

  • 1977
    EPA: Protocol

    SCS Wrote the EPA’s national protocol for sorting municipal solid waste.

  • 1971
    EPA: Educational Film

    SCS designed the U.S. EPA educational film, Sanitary Landfill — You’re the Operator.

  • 1970
    Corporation Established

    SCS Engineers was founded.

Nationwide Locations

SCS offices are staffed by professionals who understand local conditions and local regulations. We reach out to our specialists and experts to combine the best of both a national state-of-the-art and local sensitivity.

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