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March 26, 2018

Is Your Indoor Air Safe? Detecting Vapor Intrusion

Environmental due diligence is key to determining whether vapor intrusion is a likely issue. An environmental site assessment (ESA) is critical in assessing the potential for vapor intrusion issues and the current state of vapor intrusion based on past site history. A Phase I ESA will review the current ...

March 23, 2018

25th Annual SCS Engineers Landfill and Solid Waste Seminar – Register Now

About the Seminar The half-day landfill and solid waste seminar provides updates on the latest regulatory, policy, and technological developments in the solid waste, landfill and landfill gas industries. Registration A $100 registration fee includes continental breakfast, seminar materials, lunch, and certificate of completion. To register, please complete and return ...

March 21, 2018

How the Revised SP001 Standard Affects Your SPCC Plan

An industry standard that is incorporated into many Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans has been updated. How does it affect your facility’s SPCC Plan? The Steel Tank Institute (STI) recently released an updated version of SP001 – Standard for the Inspection of Aboveground Storage Tanks. This document ...

March 19, 2018

Where Do the New Landfill Air Regulations Stand?

In the course of their work, responsible landfill owners pursue a variety of challenging goals. Principal obligations include protecting the environment, complying with regulations, maximizing the economic value of the landfill asset, maintaining good relationships with neighbors, keeping their employees safe, and caring for large complex pieces of equipment, ...

March 15, 2018

Climate & Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) Waste Characterization Studies Webinar – March 28

The CCAC Waste Initiative is hosting a webinar on Best Practices for Waste Characterization Studies on March 28, 2018 from 8:00 – 9:00 am ET. The webinar will be led by Brent Dieleman of SCS Engineers, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Webinar Description A waste characterization ...

March 15, 2018

Innovative Projects on Landfill Sites

The Freshkills project, which involves 2,200 acres of a closed landfill, began early planning stages 12 years ago. The first three sections are open, and the rest will roll out over the next 18 years. Some features are athletic fields, kayak launches, horseback riding trails and art installations. There will ...

March 13, 2018

Meet SCS Engineers Senior Project Manager Fangmei Zhang

From Remote Chinese Village to Thriving Miami Practice, SCS Senior PM Finds That Hard Work, Determination, and Giving Back are Keys to Success Fangmei Zhang, P.E., PhD, is a Senior Project Manager in the Miami Office of the Southeast Region. She has 13 years of experience in the environmental ...

March 7, 2018

SCS Advice from the Field: Are You Ready to REACT to an Accidental Spill?

Agri-business companies handling large quantities of chemicals and transporting them through all sorts of conditions to different facilities must be prepared for an accidental spill.  Accidental spills create environmental problems that can cost your business. However,  agri-businesses can control their response to spills and react in ways that limit the environmental ...

March 6, 2018

NSPS/EG Rule Update – March 2018

EPA has committed to reconsideration of the NSPS/EG rules, with draft reconsidered rules due in 2019 and final rules in 2020. There remain some serious issues related to applicability, interpretation, and implementation that must be resolved, and the industry will continue to work with EPA during reconsideration to ...

March 5, 2018

SCS Advice from the Field: Considerations for the Piping Network

It is common to place condensate sumps inside the landfill at a low point in the piping network. This placement occurs typically when the LFG header enters the landfill footprint and follows a serpentine path with low and high points on the landfill surface. Condensate sumps are then designed ...

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