September 27, 2018

Iowa Recycling and Solid Waste Management Conference – October

Meet SCS Engineers professionals at the 2018 Iowa Recycling and Solid Waste Management Conference and Trade Show, October 8-10 at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Registration for this event is open. We hope to visit with you at SCS’s booth 104. Earn CEUs at these conference sessions. ...

September 25, 2018

SCS Engineers’ Tom Lock Elected as SWANA Keystone Officer

  The SWANA Keystone Chapter has elected Tom Lock of SCS Engineers as Secretary of the Chapter. Tom assumed his new position following the Board of Director’s meeting on September 6, 2018. Tom continues to provide leadership and representation for the waste management industry and in the use of ...

September 24, 2018

Landfill Gas Collection and Control Systems – GCCS Article Series in MSW Magazine

Follow up the above basic well start-up procedure with baseline carbon monoxide, hydrogen sulfide, and potentially hydrogen colorimetric gas detection tube (Draeger tube) readings. If completing the procedure with all LFG well startups, then future readings can be compared to your site baselines; otherwise, use industry action threshold ...

September 19, 2018

Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) Litigation Outcome

A federal appeals court ruled that the Obama administration’s rule to regulate coal ash does not go far enough in some areas. However, the court did not give environmentalists everything they were seeking. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit’s Aug. 21 decision in the ...

September 11, 2018

Integrated Environmental Planning and Permitting Enables Project Success

It is clear, sometimes painfully so, to anyone experienced with siting new utility infrastructure that environmental planning and permitting is often a complex undertaking. This article provides guidance to help smooth the process and keep your project on time and on budget. Project permitting, especially for linear infrastructure, generally requires ...

September 10, 2018

Save Money by Eliminating Air Leaks in Compressed Air Systems

Did you know that for every 2 psig. reduction in system pressure, the energy consumed by the system reduces by 1 percent? Increasing system pressure increases leakage rates and compounds friction losses associated with poor piping design or poorly maintained, clogged filters.

September 5, 2018

Redeveloping Environmentally Impacted Properties

Addressing groundwater impacts alone requires an intimate knowledge of cleanup technologies, applicable rules, familiarity with regulators and application reviewers, ability to design methodologies to handle significant amounts of contaminated water coming out of the ground in the case of pumping ground for treatment, and experience with developing cost-effective designs ...

September 4, 2018

SCS Engineers Welcomes Todd Stewart to The Firms Renewable Energy Practice

“Todd has developed and coordinated some of the largest combined solar and alternative power generation projects in the world,” stated Steve Hamilton, senior vice president of SCS Energy. “We’re fortunate to be putting his acumen to work for our clients.”