SCS Press Releases

March 12, 2019

SCS Engineers Awarded Environmental Consulting Contract by City of Oakland

OAKLAND, CA – The City of Oakland’s goal is to improve sustainability and effective resource conservation for years to come. To ensure it achieve its objectives, the City has awarded SCS Engineers with a contract for solid waste and recycling consulting services. The scope of work provided through this ...

March 4, 2019

SCS Engineers Awarded Orange County Solid Waste and Environmental Services Contract

The Florida County’s Board of Commissioners approves professional environmental services support for Solid Waste Division’s integrated facilities. ORLANDO, FL− SCS Engineers announces today that Orange County, Florida has approved extending the firm’s environmental services in support of their Solid Waste Division (OCSWD). The services include planning, rate, waste and ...

February 7, 2019

SCS Engineers Promotes Carlo Lebron to Business Unit Director

TAMPA, FL – SCS Engineers promotes Carlo Lebron to lead the Southeastern region operations, including all environmental consulting, landfill, landfill gas, and solid waste business. He commences his responsibilities immediately, under the title Business Unit Director, and is managing the staff and business operations of six offices in Florida ...

SCS Blog

March 21, 2019

Minimize CCR Landfill Leachate and Contact Water Management

World of Coal Ash in St. Louis, May –13-16, 2019 event details. Learn how to minimize leachate and contact water management at coal combustion residual (CCR) landfills using good design, physical controls, and operational practices. Through our presentation of case studies, you will learn how to assess leachate and ...

March 18, 2019

48th ABA SEER Spring Conference in Denver March 27-29

Speakers include Andrew Wheeler, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency discussing regulatory policy about the environment, energy, and resources.  SCS a proud sponsor looks forward to seeing you there! A few of the topics of this year’s conference will include water law, brownfields, public service, fracking, enforcement, grid resiliency, PFAS, ...

SCS Events

March 26 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

ASTI Las Vegas Chemical Training Day – March 26

The Ammonia Safety & Training Institute (ASTI) will host its Las Vegas Chemical Training Day on March 26 , 2019. The cost is free. This training is provided for public safety, industrial first responders, hazmat technicians as well as emergency planners and regulators focusing on anhydrous ammonia.  7-hour certificates ...

March 27 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

ASTI Las Vegas Chemical Safety Day – March 27

The Ammonia Safety Training Institute (ASTI) will host Las Vegas Chemical Safety Day, “Prevent them all or stop them small”, on March 27, 2019, at Sysco Las Vegas, Inc., 6201 E. Centennial Parkway, Las Vegas NV 89115 The training is free and is provided to public safety, industrial responders, and those ...

March 27 @ 8:00 am - March 29 @ 5:00 pm

ABA SEER 48th Spring Conference

Meet SCS Engineers Senior Vice President of Environmental Services, Mike McLaughlin, at the ABA Section on Environment, Energy and Resources 48th Spring Conference, March 27-29, 2019, in Denver, CO. Some of the topics of this year’s conference will include water law, brownfields, public service, fracking, enforcement, grid resiliency, PFAS, ...

March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

SWANA Beehive Chapter Networking & Training Event

The Utah Beehive Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) will hold its 5th biennial Solid Waste networking event on March 28th, 2019. The Chapter will be offering Safety Training before and after the Networking event.    

April 1 @ 8:00 am - April 4 @ 5:00 pm

BioCycle West Coast 2019 – 32nd Annual Conference

Meet SCS professionals at BioCycle West Coast 19, a four-day conference covering current core challenges and solutions to Catalyze Organics Recycling.  This 32nd Annual Conference will run from April 1-4, 2019, at the Red Lion Hotel on the River, in Portland, Oregon. BioCycle West Cost 19 features the faces ...

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Read the Dane County Construction & Demolition case study for details of this award-winning solution.

 

 

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The Illinois Basin has an extensive history of surface coal mining dating back to the early 1800’s. The Illinois Basin has experienced a resurgence of underground long wall operations with the migration of Appalachia-based coal mining operations over the last decade. This type of mining is conducted under hydraulic roof supports that advance as the coal seam is cut. As the supports advance, the roof collapses behind the cutting head, causing fractures to propagate through water-bearing sandstone formations and resulting in large volumes of fluid infiltrating into the underground workings. Up to 2 million gallons per day have been produced in the southern Illinois mines. The native groundwater contains naturally-occurring elevated chlorides that exceed surface water effluent limitations and are not permitted to discharge to Illinois surface waters. However, the fluid is permitted to be disposed of in Class I non-hazardous wells.

 

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