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September 30, 2019

SCS Engineers Welcomes Mark Pearson, P.E. to Our Liquids Management Team

SCS Engineers welcomes Mark Pearson, P.E, to the firm’s environmental engineering practice. As a Project Director, he and his team will provide water and wastewater engineering and consulting to public and private entities in the region and the U.S. from SCS’s Overland Park office. Mark brings decades of expertise ...

September 26, 2019

Meet SCS Staff Professional, Spencer Nichols

SCS Staff Professional, Spencer Nichols, supports clients as a Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Specialist. He earned his BA in Political Science/International Relations & Environmental Studies with a Minor in Public Policy at Tulane University. Spencer is passionate about sustainability; in high school, he volunteered at a non-profit organization working ...

September 23, 2019

SCS Advice from the Field: Pressure Release System Near Bottom of Landfills

Pressure Release System Near Bottom of Landfills – Essential Component for Proper Functioning of the Landfill Drainage Layer Landfill designers are generally diligent in performing extensive leachate head analysis for the design of the geocomposite drainage layer above the bottom geomembrane barrier layer. They perform HELP model analyses considering ...

September 20, 2019

SCS Engineers Wins 2019 Firebrand Award for SCS RMC®

The Ignition Firebrand Awards recognize system integrators and industrial organizations that create innovative industry solutions. SCS Engineers and partner Corso Systems jointly received a 2019 Firebrand Award yesterday at the annual Ignition Community Conference. The firms won recognition for their next-generation visualization and control system for landfills. SCS and ...

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 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 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 ...