January 31, 2017

SCS Advice From the Field – Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR)

To help you successfully address ever-changing CCR regulations and stay focused on serving your customers, SCS Engineers uses our Advice From the Field blog and Technical Bulletins.

January 30, 2017

Commercial real estate transactions take environmental issues into consideration…so, do your homework.

SCS Engineers nationwide presence and expertise make us the consultant of choice for companies requiring environmental due diligence on portfolios of properties with multiple locations throughout the country that require a quick turnaround.

January 26, 2017

EPA Transition Team Announced

EPA’s mission is to protect human health and the environment. Listed here are the names and short bios of those currently serving on the transition team and new members announced by Catherine McCabe on Monday, January 23. Catherine R. McCabe is EPA’s Acting Administrator. Previously, she served as the ...

January 23, 2017

Collapsing Range of an Endemic Great Plains Minnow, Peppered Chub Macrhybopsis tetranema

The Peppered Chub Macrhybopsis tetranema was once found throughout the Arkansas River basin in portions of Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Colorado. Range-wide declines in both abundance and distribution have occurred over the past three decades coinciding with habitat loss and fragmentation.

January 16, 2017

SCS Advice From the Field: Vapor Intrusion Assessment and Mitigation

Did you know that vapor intrusion is an environmental issue impacting property development? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and related state agencies continue to develop and refine vapor intrusion procedures. How and when you address vapor intrusion can have a significant impact on your bottom line. These tips ...

January 12, 2017

Society of American Military Engineers Presents Sustaining Member Award to SCS Engineers

SAME Sustaining Member Award presented by Col. Kirk Gibbs, Commander, US Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District.

January 10, 2017

SCS Engineers Partners with Community Resource Center Provides Gifts to Families in Need

Community Resource Center’s Holiday Baskets program is the largest holiday distribution of its kind in San Diego County. For 34 years, the Center has held its collection drive, spreading cheer to more than 1,000 families in need during the holidays. Families in need can come in to “shop” for ...

January 9, 2017

NWRA and SWANA Provide Comments on the EPA’s Proposed Revisions to the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD)

On behalf of the solid waste industry, the NWRA and SWANA  both not-for-profit associations provided comments on the EPA’s proposed Revisions to the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Title V Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Permitting Regulations and Establishment of a Significant Emissions Rate (SER) for GHG Emissions Under the ...

January 5, 2017

SCS Advice From the Field: Advantages of using non-ad valorem assessments in solid waste management programs

Using non-ad valorem assessments in solid waste management are based on the improvement or service cost allocated to a property and are levied on a benefit unit basis, rather than on value. Under the special assessment system, there is less incentive to drop out of program participation even if ...

January 3, 2017

President Obama signs bill to enforce CCR rules through permits

On Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, President Obama signed The Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act or the “WIIN Act.” Section 2301 of the WIIN Act allows states to establish permit programs to regulate the disposal of coal combustion residuals (CCR) units in lieu of the Environmental Protection Agency’s ...