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September 27, 2016

Making Well-Informed Wellhead Tuning Decisions For Maximum Pull

Use your data to tune wellheads making your wellfield more productive and safer with  SCSeTools®   SCSeTools® gives you the ability to instantly map air leaks, vacuum distribution, wells that are “over pulling” and wells that are underutilized – valuable tools for every wellfield technician to maximize system performance ...

September 22, 2016

Fireside Chat with The Notorious RBG (Ruth Bader Ginsburg)

Last year Tom Barham, SCS Engineers’ General Counsel and Field Services Construction Director made headlines at SCS with his admission to the United States Supreme Court Bar. We are extremely proud of Tom! This month Tom had the opportunity to have lunch with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ...

September 21, 2016

SCS Engineers Regulatory Alert: DHS Appendix A: Chemicals of Interest List

Any facility that manufactures, uses, stores, or distributes certain chemicals above a specified quantity listed on Appendix A must complete and submit a Chemical Security Assessment Tool (CSAT) Top-Screen within 60 days of coming into possession of the Chemicals of Interest (COI) . In developing the list, the Department looked to ...

September 19, 2016

Stormwater Solution on a Massive Scale

The Battle for Miami Beach A coastal public works department’s assertive strategy for dealing with sea level rise. By Bruce J. Clark, SCS Engineers   In 2015, the City of Miami Beach Public Works Department took the initiative to raise about 4,200 feet of asphalt streets. It’s also implementing ...

September 15, 2016

SCS Engineers Regulatory Alert: DHS Chemical Security Assessment Tool (CSAT) Top-Screen

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to send notice that all facilities applicable to the rule will need to resubmit their Top-Screen survey. Letters to start going out from DHS on October 1, 2016. Posted on the DHS site: Any facility that manufactures, uses, stores, or distributes certain chemicals above a ...

September 14, 2016

L.A. Program Supports the County’s Roadmap to a Sustainable Waste Management Future

“This program directly supports the county’s Roadmap to a Sustainable Waste Management Future by helping businesses to implement recycling programs,” says Leonard. “And not only recycling but waste reduction, as well, all of which, of course, contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, resource management and sustainable materials management.” Read ...

September 13, 2016

SCS Regulatory Alert: Industrial Storm Water Permit Coverage for Wisconsin Landfills

For years, Wisconsin landfills have relied on compliance with the storm water (stormwater) management requirements in the Chapter NR 500 code series to achieve compliance with the NR 216 storm water standards. Effective June 15, 2016, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) changed their policy, and now requires ...

September 12, 2016

“Landfills are living, breathing beasts …

…and as waste settles, it can have an effect on equipment,” according to Pat Sullivan of SCS Engineers in this ClimateWire article. As the U.S. EPA focuses on pushing landfill owners into cutting down on methane emissions some worry that a combination of tightening regulations and poor cost analysis might put some smaller ...

September 8, 2016

SCS Advice From the Field: Evaluation of a buried vertical well leachate recirculation system for municipal solid waste landfills.

The results demonstrated that pressurized liquids addition in vertical wells at municipal solid waste landfills can be achieved while avoiding typical operational and maintenance issues associated with seeps. Waste Management & Research, August 1, 2016, Authors: Ravi Kadambala, SCS Engineers, Boca Raton, FL Jon Powell, Gainesville, FL, USA Karamjit Singh, Jacksonville, FL, USA Timothy G Townsend, Gainesville, ...

September 7, 2016

SCS Regulatory Alert: California EPA – State Waste Resources Control Board (SWRCB)- Industrial General Permit (IGP) Compliance Update and Storm Water Facts

  The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB)’s industrial stormwater website has developed many new guides to help industrial dischargers (Industrial General Permit, IGP, permitees) understand what is required  and how to best to utilize the on-line reporting protocols for IGP compliance.  Despite the resources and this outreach provided ...

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