SCS Blog

July 22, 2015

Resources and Options from SCS Engineers for Your Next Property Transaction

At SCS Engineers, we often receive calls requesting environmental due diligence prior to a property purchase. Due diligence includes anything from a desktop survey of publicly-available websites to a transaction screen, to a full Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment, to Phase 2 activity such as collecting soil and groundwater ...

July 17, 2015

Private Citizen Q&A with SCS Engineers

Subjects: Post landfill use/ life expectancy/plastic grocery bags Questions: Hello, I am just looking for a little information about landfills and am hoping that someone in your organization can help me out. This is what’s going on here in my region. Some local citizens along with the Sierra Club ...

July 7, 2015

SCS Engineers Ranks in the Top 25 Waste 100 Firms Published in 2015

Every year Waste360 publishes the Waste 100. Waste 100 consists of the largest waste and recycling firms in North America ranked by revenue for the previous year. Companies included; may have collection or long-haul fleets, own or operate processing or disposal sites, be consultants and engineers, or in some ...

July 2, 2015

Technical Bulletin for Coal Combustion Residuals Disposal Regulations Updated – July 2, 2015

EPA Final Rules for Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals from Electric Utilities SCS updated information describing the rules regulating CCR from electric utilities. This bulletin includes compliance details about location, design, operation, closure and post-closure care requirements to avoid a facility considered as an “open dump” subject to citizens’ suit ...

June 26, 2015

Compatibility of Recycling Goals and the Continued Development and Operation of Integrated Waste Management Facilities, Including Landfills

By Kevin D. Yard, P.E., BCEE, Marc Rogoff, Ph.D., with contributions from SCS’ Environmental Consultants In view of recent media coverage about the costs of recycling, perhaps it is time to take a “fresh look” at the compatibility of waste diversion and ultimate waste management, i.e., landfilling.  Whereas some ...