SCS Press Releases

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 ...

May 5, 2017

SCS Engineers Provides Pennsylvania DEP Recycling and Organics Management Support

HARRISBURG, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Bureau of Waste Management, has awarded SCS Engineers (SCS) a contract to provide recycling and organics management technical assistance to local governments throughout the state. Brent Dieleman, SCS’s Project Manager, has years of experience administering these types of programs ...

SCS Blog

May 19, 2017

Vista, CA Workshop and Walking Tour on Economic Development

Join an esteemed panel of redevelopment and land reuse experts for a practical and interactive workshop that will provide project managers, real-estate developers and investors, the public sector, and allied professionals with the tools, techniques, and funding resources required to bring projects in on time and on-budget. The Center ...

May 18, 2017

WOCA 2017 Presentations from SCS Engineers

WOCA 2017 Abstracts from SCS Engineers A variety of CCB/CCP related topics guaranteed to enhance your knowledge. Click the title to read or share these papers. Jeff Marshall – Mitigating Hydrogen Sulfide Issues at Coal Combustion Residuals and Municipal Solid Waste Co-disposal Sites – Learn about the biological, chemical and physical ...

SCS Events

May 21 - May 25

EWRI World Environmental & Water Resources Conference

Creative Solutions for a Changing Environment SCS Engineers sessions to be posted soon.   SACRAMENTO CONVENTION CENTER 1400 J Street Sacramento, CA 95814 May 21-25

May 21 - May 24

Federation of New York Solid Waste & Recycling Conference

Organics: A Hybrid Approach to Decentralized Composting Greg McCarron’s course concerns the design, permitting and operations services for compost facilities that accept food and yard waste. Technologies to be covered include a covered aerated static pile (ASP) system; a truck-mounted mixer to mix food and leaves; and a compost turner ...

May 21 - May 24

ICSC RECon 2017

Meet SCS professionals at RECon 2017, the world’s largest retail real estate convention, organized by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). RECon is the premier gathering place for retail real estate professionals to conduct a year’s worth of business in just three days!  The conference will feature 3 ...

May 23 - May 25

2017 SAME Joint Engineer Training Conference and Expo

Meet SCS professional, John Tabella, at SAME’s 2017 JETC Conference and Expo. John will moderate one of the presentations in the Environmental track. The JETC is one of the premier annual conferences bringing together some 1,700 military, government, and industry professionals. This 3-day conference will include more than 60 ...

May 24 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

2017 SCS Landfill and Solid Waste Seminar – Baltimore, MD

This half-day seminar is designed to provide updates on the latest regulatory, policy, and technological developments in the solid waste, landfill, and landfill gas industries. A $90 registration fee includes parking, continental breakfast, seminar materials, lunch, and certificate of completion. To register, please complete and return the registration form included ...

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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