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September 17, 2019

OSHA’s Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction

Silica dust exposes over two million construction workers per year and is an area of high concern for OSHA. Workers create the dust when cutting, sawing, grinding, drilling, and crushing stone, rock, concrete, brick, block, and mortar. Although crystalline silica is a common mineral found in the earth’s crust, ...

September 16, 2019

Air Space to Leachate to Landfill Reuse, SCS Advice from the Field

SCS Engineers writes blogs to offer suggestions and tips, which we hope will save you money in your short and long-term landfill operations. Here are several popular ones from our landfill series SCS Advice from the Field, along with links to articles and papers with more details. Landfill Disposal ...

September 13, 2019

David Hostetter of SCS Engineers Honored with a 2019 Engineering Leaders Under 40 Award

Control Engineering is a publication for automation engineers who design, implement, maintain, and manage control/instrumentation systems, components, and equipment for a wide range of industries and manufacturers. The magazine’s Engineering Leaders Under 40 Program recognizes professionals under the age of 40 who are making a significant contribution as control ...

September 12, 2019

The City of Omaha Finds a Path to a More Sustainable Solid Waste Future

Omaha, as a Metropolitan Class City is required to provide solid waste services by statute without imposing a charge upon residents. The City’s current contract, which commenced in 2006 and runs through 2020, was not supporting their desire for a more efficient solid waste collection system. A new contract ...

September 11, 2019

EPA Releases Draft Water Reuse Action Plan

On September 10, 2019, at the 34th Annual WateReuse Symposium in San Diego, California, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the release of a draft National Water Reuse Action Plan that identifies priority actions and the leadership and collaboration necessary between governmental and non-governmental organizations to implement these ...

September 11, 2019

IPEC 2019: High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Lined Evaporation Ponds for Produced Water, Flow-Back Water Storage

IPEC 2019 featured speaker Neil Nowak, P.E. of SCS Engineers Solving the challenge of the disposal and reuse of millions of barrels of produced water (brine water) and flow-back water generated annually from the oil and gas industry in an environmentally safe, low cost, and efficient manner is possible. ...

September 10, 2019

EPA Solid and Hazardous Waste Updates and Summaries

Proposed Amendments to the Coal Ash Regulations, Public Hearing Registration Open  EPA is proposing further amendments to the regulations governing the disposal of coal combustion residuals, commonly known as coal ash. The proposal addresses two issues remanded by the courts back to EPA for action. EPA is proposing a modification to one of the criteria used ...

September 9, 2019

James Law of SCS Engineers Reelected to the International Solid Waste Association Board

ISWA, a worldwide organization, promotes and develops professional waste management to protect human health and the environment as well as to ensure sustainable resource management. The International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) General Secretariat announced the reelection of James Law for a second term as a board member representing the ...

September 6, 2019

Girish Kumar Awarded 2019 Robert P. Stearns – SCS Engineers Scholarship

Girish Kumar, Illinois Land of Lincoln Chapter, attending the University of Illinois at Chicago is the 2019 Robert P. Stearns – SCS Engineers Scholarship recipient. The SWANA scholarship is for students entering or already enrolled in a graduate program and pursuing a degree in environmental science, engineering, or other ...

September 4, 2019

Landfill Gas to RNG Plant – GHG Reductions and Economical

The RNG plant employs an iron redox scrubber for hydrogen sulfide removal, membranes for carbon dioxide removal and pressure swing adsorption for nitrogen removal. The plant is on schedule to achieve commercial operation in February 2020. Kinetrex, as a major distributor of LNG, intends to convert the RNG into LNG. ...

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