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January 28, 2020

2019 Environmental Business Journal Awards Announced

SCS Engineers would like to recognize our clients and our professionals who make these environmental achievements possible. Thank you. EBJ announced on January 23 that it is honoring SCS Engineers with multiple awards for environmental business achievements, advanced technology, and another for ASP composting project merit. The official awards ...

January 27, 2020

Climate Change – Walking Through Growing GHG Initiatives and Programs

California leads the way in the United States with a GHG MRP and C&T program that continues to grow and link with other jurisdictions. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) Market Readiness Proposal initially started with basic facility reporting and has grown and adopted to include multiple non-facility specific ...

January 24, 2020

Meet Gomathy Radhakrishna Iyer of SCS Engineers at GWMS 2020

Dr. Iyer is a Staff Professional at SCS focusing on environmental research and engineering in water, wastewater, solid waste, and landfill design. Gomathy is another of our remarkably talented young professionals utilizing her expertise in leachate management and landfill design to support her clients. We hope you will attend ...

January 22, 2020

PFAS false-positive detections can lead to unnecessary expense and investigations

  When a release of PFAS occurs at a metal finishing facility, it is often due to the integrity of the wastewater system. Due to the persistence of PFAS and very low concentrations considered to be toxic, even water containing a small amount of PFAS can result in a ...

January 20, 2020

PSM/RMP, training, safety, audits, and more in the SCS Tracer library – Open 24/7

Do Tracer Environmental professionals ever slow down? The SCS Tracer professionals at SCS Engineers were busy publishing new articles last month in addition to Operator Training. We’ve compiled several of them along with the most popular in our SCS library for your convenience. Select a title and start reading. ...

January 17, 2020

Apply Today – Environmental and Solid Waste Summer Internships

SCS Engineers Summer Internships Openings and applications here SCS provides valuable technical and engineering business experience as you work alongside our professional staff on a diverse range of solid waste and environmental projects. Opportunities can jump-start your career path as SCS interns become part of the solutions we deliver ...

January 15, 2020

US Composting Council Awards – Large Scale Composter of the Year Goes to…

… Prince George’s County compost facility. PG County is now processing 70,000 tons of yard trim, leaves, and food scraps each year in aerated static pile systems to produce LeafGro® and LeafGro Gold®. That’s the greenhouse gas emissions equivalent of removing over 13,310 cars from the road every year. USCC ...

January 14, 2020

1, 2, 3 – TCP: California’s Response to a Persistent Pollutant Could Help Other States

Activated carbon treatment involves the installation of several large vessels containing thousands of pounds of activated carbon (13). As the water passes through the vessels, the TCP and other organic matter attach to the surface of the carbon granules and are removed from the water (13). TCP tends to require more frequent ...

January 13, 2020

Landfill Gas Header: Location and Benefits

By continuing to design gas header construction on landfill slopes, all of the components end up on the landfill slope as well. You can imagine what type of complications the landfill operator will face since all of these components are in areas vulnerable to erosion, settlement, future filling or ...

January 10, 2020

Summer Internships – Apply Today – Environmental and Solid Waste

SCS Engineers Summer Internships Openings and applications here SCS provides valuable technical and engineering business experience as you work alongside our professional staff on a diverse range of solid waste and environmental projects. Opportunities can jump-start your career path as SCS interns become part of the solutions we deliver ...