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April 29, 2019

Optimizing Landfill Operations with Drone Technology

The days of laying out ground control points and spending hours in front of a computer processing data have come and gone. Phil Carrillo of SCS Engineers and others discuss how to get a drone program started that will add real value to your landfill operations, and provide a ...

April 26, 2019

Hot Professional Development Sessions at Cool RETA Conference

The Dallas Chapter of RETA is hosting this two-day Regional Conference on April 30-May 01 in Houston, Texas. Attendees of the two-day event may earn as many as 13 professional development hours (PDH) over the course of two days. Highlights of the 2019 Regional Conference include: Exhibit hall showcasing ...

April 24, 2019

Waste Management Celebrates a Decade of Suporting Local Schools at 10th Annual Earth Day Event

These kids are among the more than 1,200 students and their families who took the pledge to recycle right at the 10th Annual Earth Day Event celebration hosted by Waste Management at Monarch Hill Renewable Energy Park. SCS Engineers professionals contributed their support and know-how to celebrate and educate ...

April 16, 2019

USEPA Encourages IRS to Clarify Proposed Opportunity Zone Regulations

In a letter dated December 18, 2018, Patricia Overmeyer, Deputy Director, Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization at the USEPA encouraged the IRS to clarify the proposed opportunity zone regulations (REG-115420-18). She reminded the IRS that investments in the assessment, remediation, and redevelopment of brownfields properties in qualified opportunity ...

April 15, 2019

Jeffrey Reed, SCS Engineers Texas Business Unit Director

Jeffrey Reed, P.E. is now leading SCS Engineers business operations in Texas, including all environmental consulting, landfill, landfill gas, and solid waste business. He commences his responsibilities immediately, under the title Business Unit Director, and is managing the staff and business operations of four offices. His primary office is ...

April 12, 2019

SCS Engineers Welcomes Depika Vidyarthi, Marketing Manager, and Jed Douglas, Certified Industrial Hygienist to the Firm’s Long Beach Office

Depika (Depi) Vidyarthi joins the SCS team with a proven track record of planning and implementing successful marketing and business development programs for firms in the A/E/C industry. She will oversee SCS’s West Coast regional marketing team by writing winning proposals, creating marketing collateral, managing marketing staff, conducting market ...

April 8, 2019

FAQs about Wastewater Treatment Analysis for Landfill Leachate

Managing landfill leachate and wastewater treatment are increasingly challenging and costly for landfill owners and operators. In some cases, publicly owned treatment works (POTWs) are required to impose limitations on liquids received at their facilities, resulting in increased charges, or the POTW could refuse to permit or process the ...

April 5, 2019

Airports, Industrial Sites, and Landfills Are Responding to State Plans Following EPA’s PFAS Action Plan

Following the release of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s PFAS Action Plan, many states have begun to draft plans and take action to address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). PFAS have been used in the production of a wide range of industrial and household products, including fire suppressant foam ...

April 4, 2019

Fugitive Dust Emissions, Permitting, and Modeling at Landfills – MECC 2019

A Facility’s Perspective into a Modeled PSD Increment Violation Midwest Environmental Compliance Conference – MECC 2019 In 2005, dispersion modeling was conducted in Nebraska  Bluff Road Landfill as part of the construction permitting process for the Lincoln Electric System Salt Valley Generating Station. The modeling results identified a Prevention ...