December 23, 2021

SCS Engineers Adds Groundwater Expertise to Meet Illinois Environmental Services Demand

Charles Hostetler, Ph.D., and Kacey Garber join the award-winning SCS Engineers practice serving the region.   As more businesses and municipalities move toward sustainable practices to help protect natural resources, the environmental consulting and contracting firm SCS Engineers is experiencing exponential growth. Most recently, SCS welcomes two professional staff ...

December 21, 2021

Brownfields Funding Announcement from our friends at CCLR and EPA

  “The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, signed into law last month, will dedicate more than $1.5 billion to the U.S. EPA Brownfields program. The Act includes hundreds of millions of dollars allocated to Multipurpose Grants, Assessment Grants, Cleanup Grants, Revolving Loan Fund Grants, and technical assistance intended to ...

December 17, 2021

Smart Places, Smart Leaders

These days you see companies bending over backward to attract new hires. Puffy job descriptions, promises of success, big salaries, and benefits are everywhere. My advice is to learn about a company’s leaders — not yet retiring and not a young professional. What they talk about during interviews is ...

December 15, 2021

Som Kundral of SCS Engineers Earns BCEE

With great pleasure, we announce the American Academy of Environmental Engineers Certification Board granted Som Kundral certification in the specialty of Hazardous Waste Management and Site Remediation this month. Board Certified Environmental Engineers (BCEE) such as Kundral make up the top four percent of environmental engineering experts. Kundral and ...

December 13, 2021

WSLB’s Winter Holiday Support | SCS Engineers

Since 1977, WomenShelter of Long Beach has helped thousands of families overcome the trauma caused by domestic abuse. WSLB assists victims and their children by providing safe housing and supportive services, including an emergency shelter, 24-hour crisis hotline, counseling, social services support, legal and health advocacy, and much more. ...

December 6, 2021

How to Quit Plastic

  As noted in Waste360, SWANA’s recent report, “Reducing Contamination in Curbside Recycling Programs,” shows stubborn resistance to recycling even after an intense education and enforcement campaign in two towns. A bit more than one-quarter of the households simply didn’t seem to care. While the solid waste industry finds that ...

December 3, 2021

SCS’s Michael Simms Appointed to the Louisiana Board of Professional Geoscientists

Michael Simms – Appointed by the Governor to the Louisiana Board of Professional Geoscientists The Louisiana Board of Professional Geoscientists oversees the approvals of hydrogeologists and like scientific professionals in the state. This is quite an honor for Mike, a hydrogeologist with more than 30 years of experience. He ...

December 1, 2021

Recycling Tips to Help Prevent Contamination

  Recycling contamination occurs when materials are placed into the wrong recycling bin (placing a glass bottle into a mixed paper recycling bin, for example) or when materials are not properly cleaned, such as when food residue remains on a container. Simply throwing something into the recycling hoping that ...

November 29, 2021

Investing and Due Diligence in Brownfield Properties

Brownfield development continues to be a hot topic for developers and investors, and they offer excellent opportunities – when you do your homework. SCS Engineers, an environmental consulting firm with 40 years of experience, offers a few tips when considering a Brownfield site. Although we’ve successfully redeveloped hundreds of ...

November 23, 2021

RETA News to be Thankful for this Thanksgiving

  That turkey doesn’t get to the table without a lot of help. the Refrigerating Engineers and Technicians Association (RETA) is the most recognized organization in the country dedicated to the professional development of industrial refrigeration operators and technicians. These are the people who help keep food cold and ...