SCS Press Releases

April 17, 2017

Steve Hamilton of SCS Engineers, Energy Division, Honored with a SWANA Distinguished Individual Achievement Award

LONG BEACH, CA – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) honored Steve Hamilton with the Landfill Gas and Biogas Technical Division’s Distinguished Individual Achievement Award at the 2017 SWANAPalooza conference in Reno, Nevada. The SWANA award was given to recognize Mr. Hamilton for his service and support ...

April 12, 2017

SCS Field Services to Operate, Monitor and Maintain Closed Landfill Gas Facilities at Placer County Sites

PLACER COUNTY, CA – SCS Field Services has been retained by Placer County to meet the operational goals set by Placer County Air Pollution Control District, as well as other regulatory agencies, at the closed Meadow Vista, Loomis, and Eastern Regional Landfills. Through the contract, SCS will help control ...

March 21, 2017

SCS Engineers Assists the County of Santa Clara with Compost Processing Capacity and Organics Diversion Study

SANTA CLARA, CA – SCS Engineers has been retained by the County of Santa Clara to study the County’s capacity to process compost and divert organic material. The County has a strong commitment to forward-thinking waste diversion and recycling; with progressive programs already in place such as sustainable gardening, ...

SCS Blog

April 24, 2017

Find Inspiration and New Approaches to Save Time and Money at WasteExpo 2017

Fleet Automation and Route Optimization Management – Use innovative technology to implement a solid route optimization process – this comprehensive session discusses how to prepare for a new process, how to implement and get the results you need. Monday, 05/08/2017: 9:00 am – 10:15 am Room: 352 Session Number:  ...

April 20, 2017

There’s something for everyone at the NW Symposium

Each spring the Washington, Oregon and British Columbia SWANA chapters hold a joint Northwest Symposium, where members come to exchange information and learn from technical experts like these: Michelle Leonard, SCS Vice President and our National Expert on Sustainability and on Solid Waste Planning and Recycling, will provide a ...

SCS Events

April 24 - April 27

2017 California Rural Water Association (CRWA) Expo

Meet SCS professionals Tony Maggio and Chuck Houser at the California Rural Water Association Expo. This 4-day event includes exhibits, an awards banquet, keynote addresses, networking opportunities, dozens of workshops, and much more! The workshops will cover water, wastewater, regulatory, management, and UMC. The Expo also showcases products like ...

April 25 - April 27

SWANA Northwest Regional Symposium 2017 – Confronting Climate Change

Each spring the Washington, Oregon and British Columbia SWANA chapters hold a joint Northwest Symposium where members exchange information and learn from technical experts.  The theme of this year’s conference is “Confronting Climate Change”. SCS Engineers is a sponsor of the event, and the following SCS professionals will be ...

May 3 @ 8:00 am - May 4 @ 5:00 pm

GRA Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SMGA) Conference

Join SCS professionals at the Groundwater Resources Association of California (GRA) Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) Conference. The theme of the Conference is “Tools for Developing SGMA Groundwater Sustainability Plans”. A critical step for compliance with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) is the development of a successful Groundwater ...

May 5 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

2017 SCS Landfill and Solid Waste Seminar – Roanoke, VA

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 $75 registration fee includes continental breakfast, seminar materials, lunch, and certificate of completion. To register, please complete and return the registration form included below. ...

May 8 - May 11

WasteExpo 2017

Get inspired and find the answers and solutions you need.  WasteExpo offers key professional development opportunities, and education and training opportunities to sharpen your skills to help you do your job better. Try New Technologies. SCS and more than 600 of the industry’s leading providers are waiting to solve any problem ...

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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