SCS Press Releases

June 8, 2017

SCS Engineers Selected by SMPO to Provide Engineering Support for Brownfield Development Site

SCS to design, plan, engineer and oversee construction for new office building, parking, and landscaping PLEASANTON, CA – SCS Engineers was chosen to help SMPO ELS (Memphis, TN) develop the westerly area of a 7.5-acre site in South San Francisco, California. The initial development plan includes a 20,000 square ...

May 17, 2017

SCS Engineers Honored with EDR’s PRISM 2017 Outstanding Project Award for Due Diligence and Smart Remediation Strategies

LONG BEACH, CA –The 2017 EDR PRISM Awards honor industry leaders and the “best practices” they advocate, as well as spotlighting high-level project work. SCS’ John Tabella, the SCS National Expert for Environmental Due Diligence and All Appropriate Inquiries accepted the PRISM Outstanding Project Award on May 2, 2017, ...

May 16, 2017

Iowa Taps SCS Engineers to Conduct Statewide Waste Characterization Study

DES MOINES, IA -The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has hired SCS Engineers to perform their 2017 statewide waste characterization study. SCS will collect multiple samples from 13 waste disposal sites across the state over a 10-week period to categorize the waste and identify materials that could be ...

SCS Blog

June 26, 2017

SCS Solid Waste Series: Doing More with Less, Understanding Cost Analysis

The economic concept of the time value of money is an important one to grasp because it allows the recycling coordinator or analyst to compare the feasibility of different solid waste program alternatives. Driven by interest and inflation, it boils down to one simple rule: a dollar invested tomorrow ...

June 23, 2017

SCS Sustainability Corner: Repurpose, Reuse, Upcycle

Put them in your car’s storage compartments to avoid mildew, in your toolbox to prevent tools from rusting, on windowsills in the kitchen to banish condensation, inside the drawer with your silver or jewelry box to slow down tarnishing, tuck a few into your luggage, boxes of holiday decorations, ...

SCS Events

July 18 - July 21

FENI 31st Annual Environmental Permitting Summer School

The Florida Environmental Network, Inc. (FENI)’s 31st Annual Environmental Permitting Summer School will be held July 18-21, 2017 at the Marriott in Marco Island, Florida.  FENI is part of the Florida Chamber Foundation’s ongoing effort to keep its members and other business organizations informed about the numerous environmental and growth ...

July 23 - July 25

SWANA FL 2017 Summer Conference

  Save the Date! Plan ahead for SWANA Florida’s summer conference, July 23-25, 2017 in the beautiful Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort in Fort Myers, FL. More details to come…  

July 26 - July 27

EREF Summit on Organics

The EREF Summit on Organics will bring together practicing engineers, academics, industry professionals, government personnel and policy makers to discuss topics related to organics management. The Agenda: July 25th, 8:45 am – 5:30 pm Introduction/Welcome Trish Roath, CRRC & Bryan Staley, EREF MSW Organics: State of Practice and Policy ...

August 20 @ 8:00 am - August 23 @ 5:00 pm

California Resource Recovery Association Annual Conference & Tradeshow

The California Resource Recovery Association’s (CRRA) 41st Annual Tradeshow & Conference, “Zero Waste, Stormwater & Our Wellbeing,” promises to be one of the most comprehensive and informative conferences dedicated to recycling and sustainable materials management in California and beyond. CRRA is well known for its training and educational offerings ...

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Webinar – Handle Your Environmental Regulatory Compliance Inspection Like a Champion

Are you ready for an inspection? Join SCS Engineers’ Cheryl Moran to find out how to get a better outcome when an inspector pays you a visit to review your compliance programs for air, waste, water, and more. During the webinar, you will learn: What triggers an inspection What ...

SCS Videos

The Illinois Basin has an extensive history of surface coal mining dating back to the early 1800’s. The Illinois Basin has experienced a resurgence of underground long wall operations with the migration of Appalachia-based coal mining operations over the last decade. This type of mining is conducted under hydraulic roof supports that advance as the coal seam is cut. As the supports advance, the roof collapses behind the cutting head, causing fractures to propagate through water-bearing sandstone formations and resulting in large volumes of fluid infiltrating into the underground workings. Up to 2 million gallons per day have been produced in the southern Illinois mines. The native groundwater contains naturally-occurring elevated chlorides that exceed surface water effluent limitations and are not permitted to discharge to Illinois surface waters. However, the fluid is permitted to be disposed of in Class I non-hazardous wells.

 

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