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September 15, 2020

Waste Management wins technology award for innovative environmental platform

Learn more about Waste Management’s Award at minute 30:54 of the video conference recording. Congratulations to the Waste Management Team! The Ignition Firebrand Awards recognize system integrators such as SCS Engineers and industrial firms for their use of technology to create innovative solutions. Today at the virtual Ignition Community Conference, ...

September 14, 2020

How does your state expect you to submit EPCRA Tier II Reporting?

The Emergency Planning and Community-Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) was enacted by Congress to assist local communities in protecting public health by requiring facilities to file an annual EPCRA Tier II Report, identifying hazardous chemical inventories maintained at the facility. Submitting Tier II Reports allows the local emergency personnel to be ...

September 12, 2020

Show Me the Money! Brownfield Redevelopment for Affordable Housing CA Conference

Brownfields, particularly those in urban infill areas, can be successfully redeveloped into housing and other productive uses with significant benefits to the surrounding communities. Redeveloping brownfields is also an important strategy in addressing California’s affordable housing crisis. However, funding for brownfield redevelopment falls well short of the need, which ...

September 11, 2020

Meet Iain Olness – SCS’s Environmental Services Industry Lead in Arizona and New Mexico

“SCS is helping clients conserve natural resources, prevent and mitigate air, water, and soil, and revitalize properties once thought unsafe. It’s rewarding to know I’m supporting our clients, our citizens, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, and New Mexico Environmental Department with today’s environmental issues,” said Olness.     ...

September 10, 2020

EPA Brownfields grant applications are due October 28, 2020

Shown here COMM22, developed by BRIDGE-Housing, is an award-winning mixed-use, mixed-income, transit-oriented development located at Commercial and 22nd streets in San Diego. SCS’s environmental remediation of the property to ensure human health and the environment were protected as cost-effectively as possible enabled the four-phase development project; supporting both the ...

September 9, 2020

Public Works Have Pressing Budget Concerns; SCS Can Help

Free financial planning webinar and microanalysis from your colleagues at SCS   Utilities and the public sector provide life-sustaining services to their citizens and communities while managing budget constraints and maintaining affordable rates. SCS Management Services® supports organizations responsible for managing solid waste, stormwater, wastewater, brownfields-remediation, and energy programs ...

September 8, 2020

VRA and SWANA Webinar: Strategies for Solid Waste Management

In lieu of the 2020 Joint Solid Waste and Recycling Conference scheduled for October 28-30, SWANA is offering educational sessions as a webinar series with CEUs available from August through November. Register for just a few or pay one flat fee to participate in as many as you would ...

September 8, 2020

Environmental insurance claims have many elements…

…it’s like balancing a chemical equation to get the right answer. SCS Engineers works with insurance firms, and we understand the insurance industry’s involvement in environmental and engineering projects. Our professional staff, located according to their knowledge of regional and local geography, regulatory policies, and industrial or scientific specialty, ...

August 31, 2020

Leading a company in a downturn…with Gabriel Rio of Milestone

If you want to know how to lead a company in a downturn…listen to this podcast from Oilfield 360 Media as David de Roode and Josh Lowrey interview Gabriel Rio, President, and CEO of Milestone Environmental Services. Gabriel explains oilfield waste, how it is regulated, and managed, along with some of the ...

August 28, 2020

Recycling, the Comeback Kid

Co-authors: Karen Luken of Economic Environmental Solutions International, an SCS consultant with Krista Long, Mike Miller, Anastasia Welch of SCS Engineers. In 1987, the Mobro barge was carrying six million pounds of New York garbage. Its final destination was North Carolina, but the state turned it away. The Mobro barge ...