February 28, 2020

A Scrappy Team of Three Non-Profits Bring Hope and Clean Water to Communities in Sierra Leone

The World Health Organization and UNICEF estimate that one in three people globally lack access to safe drinking water. In Wisconsin, three non-profits are tackling this life-threatening problem, especially in hard-hit Sierra Leone in western Africa. Geological Engineer Chris Jimieson of SCS Engineers leads the non-profit organization Strides for ...

February 24, 2020

Mold – if you can see it, you have an issue.

SCS has completed numerous mold surveys for a variety of facilities, such as schools, offices, warehouses, industrial, and commercial buildings. We do not recommend a mold survey if you observe mold — if you can see it, you have a mold issue. Mold is ubiquitous and requires water and ...

February 21, 2020

SCS Engineers Expands to Serve Titletown, Wisconsin

SCS Engineers has expanded into Green Bay to increase our municipal solid waste and electric utility customer support in the Green Bay/Fox Cities area. Jared Omernik, SCS senior project manager, and civil engineer is now in Green Bay and available to provide support for local projects. Jared has worked ...

February 19, 2020

SCS Engineers Welcomes Joe Dinan to Lead Our Boston Office

Joseph Dinan heads the SCS Engineers new office at 101 Arch Street, Boston, MA 02110, Tel: 857-444-6302 SCS Engineers opened a new office in Boston’s Downtown Crossing district. The new location is more convenient for clients and enhances support to the firm’s growing client base in New England. Joseph ...

February 18, 2020

Supplemental guidance for conducting vapor intrusion evaluations in California

The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), State Water Resources Control Board, and San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board have developed supplemental vapor intrusion guidance for conducting vapor intrusion evaluations in California. The Draft Supplemental Guidance: Screening and Evaluating Vapor Intrusion is available for review and public ...

February 17, 2020

SCS Engineers Becomes 100% ESOP Owned

“Our success and growth is a direct result of our employees thinking and acting like owners to deliver the best service for our customers. We believe employee ownership is a formidable advantage in recruiting and retaining top talent. Employee ownership provides an opportunity for them to share directly in ...

February 14, 2020

Clean Energy: Will Your Next Utility-Scale Solar Power Project Be on a Landfill?

Interconnection Like all power generation projects, you need a suitable interconnection point to connect the generated power to the electrical grid. CCR landfills are often positioned near existing power plants, and therefore near the infrastructure necessary for a suitable interconnection point. MSW or industrial landfills may be located in ...

February 12, 2020

Ann O’Brien publishes annual environmental reporting tables

The environmental reporting season is just around the corner.  Every year Ann O’Brien publishes a table to help you determine your reporting obligations. The table summarizes the most common types of environmental reports due to environmental regulatory agencies in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin, along with respective due dates. Table: ...

February 10, 2020

Five industry leaders provide insight on organics diversion strategies

Recently, Waste360 published “Organics Diversion Drives Changes in Landfill Operators’ Roles,” an article examining the evolving role of landfill operators in organics waste diversion. Five industry leaders provide insight into how landfill operators and the solid waste industry are adapting to accommodate the evolution and the cost of organics ...

February 7, 2020

Meet Steve Linehan, P.E., and Recent Waste360 40-Under-40 Winner

Living and working in the Heartland, his efforts take him to sites including solid waste facilities, active and closed landfill sites, oil well fields, fuel storage facilities, vehicle maintenance facilities, truck stops, industrial sites, and agricultural sites. Chemical contamination encountered in both soil and groundwater media is of growing ...