September 20, 2022

Landfill PFAS Study: Concentrations After Leachate Treatment

  The objective of this study was to evaluate a cross-section of full-scale on-site landfill treatment systems to measure changes in PFAS concentrations. Leachate samples were collected before and after treatment from 15 facilities and were evaluated for 26 PFAS, including 11 perfluoroalkyl carboxylic acids (PFCAs), 7 perfluoroalkyl sulfonic ...

September 16, 2022

Jose and Sergio’s Excellent Ambient Air Monitoring Adventure

  SCSers Jose Landeros and Sergio Valenzuela presented at the US EPA’s National Ambient Air Monitoring Conference (NAAMC) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was an excellent adventure! These two professionals had the opportunity to meet project collaborators and associates in person since the COVID cancellations over the last two years ...

September 15, 2022

Design to Maximize Landfill Air Space – Your Landfill’s Golden Egg

  Free Webinar and QA Forum: Modern Landfill Design for Siting and Maximizing Air Space   The trend to go larger necessitates more landfill design sophistication and master planning to recoup the growing capital investment upfront. During this month’s SCS Engineers webinar and open forum, our panel will discuss ...

September 13, 2022

EPA’s Brownfields Cleanup Grants $60M – Deadline November 22

  The FY 2023 Brownfields Multipurpose, Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup Grant Guidelines are now available (go to Open Solicitations). The application submission deadline is November 22, 2022. Please see the link below for Multipurpose, Assessment, RLF, and Cleanup (MARC) Grant Application Resources: https://www.epa.gov/brownfields/multipurpose-assessment-rlf-and-cleanup-marc-grant-application-resources#Open%20Solicitations From the official guidance: Brownfields Cleanup Grants ...

September 12, 2022

EPA’s MARC Brownfields Grant Guidance Releasing

  On Friday, September 9, SCS attended a meeting with CCLR and the State of Arizona on Land Reuse Grants.  CCLR’s Ignacio Dayrit said that the guidance for EPA’s MARC Brownfields grants is expected to be released this week, opening the 60-day application period. If you plan to speak ...

September 7, 2022

SCS’s Jared Brown, EIT, Fresh Perspectives for Environmental Solutions

  Designing environmental solutions. At SCS Engineers, we value our young professionals who bring new ideas and fresh perspectives to our teams. While learning the ropes as an intern, Jared Brown now works full-time as an associate professional in our Raleigh, North Carolina office. Jared graduated from The Pennsylvania ...

August 30, 2022

Landfill Design to Maximize Capital Investment Returns

  Free Webinar and QA Forum: Modern Landfill Design to Maximize Capital Investment Returns   Today’s modern landfills offset inflation and labor costs through transformative reduction, recycling, and reuse programs while turning methane into renewable energy. Advanced remote monitoring and control technology and data capture provide many efficiencies and ...

August 26, 2022

Meet Quinn Bernier, SCS Engineers Young Professional

  Quinn Bernier currently chairs the SCS Engineers Young Professional Group. We recently spent time with Quinn following her return from SCS’s Environmental College, a national training forum held annually. What is your title at SCS Engineers? Please briefly describe your responsibilities at SCS. I’m a Project Engineer, mostly ...

August 24, 2022

NWRA Recognizes Republic Services for Organics Management

  2022 Organics Management Facility of the Year. The National Waste & Recycling Association recently named Republic Services’ Otay Compost Facility the 2022 Organics Management Facility of the Year.  The Otay facility in Chula Vista, Calif., is the first fully solar-powered compost facility in the state, recycling food and ...

August 16, 2022

Preventing and Reducing CO2 Technical Resources, Issue 1

  Reducing CO2 is essential for our planet to thrive. At SCS Engineers, we’ve been helping all industries, cities, and states do just that for over 50 years. We focus solely on environmental solutions; in the industry, it’s called pure environmental, along with industry rankings that consistently rank our ...