SCS Press Releases

May 16, 2018

ISWA Announces SCS Engineers’ James Law as New Chair of the Working Group on Landfill (WGL)

  Long Beach, CA – The International Solid Waste Association President Mr. Antonis Mavropoulos, and the Scientific and Technical Committee (STC) announced on 14 May 2018, the new WGL Chair and Vice-Chair. Mr. James Law, Chair, and Mr. René Møller Rosendal, the Vice-Chair, are each serving four-year terms, starting ...

May 15, 2018

SCS Engineers Provides Landfill Gas Management Support Services for Municipality of Anchorage

Anchorage, AK – SCS Engineers and SCS Field Services have been awarded a contract by the Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) Solid Waste Services Department. SCS will provide landfill gas management support services at the Anchorage Regional Landfill, as well as three closed municipal landfill sites including Merrill Field, Peters ...

May 14, 2018

SCS Engineers Expands Liquids Management Practice to Meet Environmental Demand

Sustainable environmental solutions are strategic for businesses coping with the cost of wastewater pre-treatment and disposal. Long Beach, CA– SCS Engineers is expanding the firm’s Liquids Management practice to meet the increasing demand for wastewater consulting and engineering technical solutions. The firm’s newest professional is Viraj deSilva, Ph.D., PE, ...

SCS Blog

May 23, 2018

SCS Advice From the Field: How to Plan for Success and Become a Sustainable School

Educating everyone in the school community should be a priority for a successful program. This should include discussing the new program and providing zero waste facts during morning announcements, scheduling an assembly to walk students through what will be expected of them, meeting with lunch monitors to educate ...

May 22, 2018

SCS Advice from the Field – Wastewater Leachate Treatment Technologies

Biological processes have been adapted successfully from the municipal wastewater industry by the wastewater equipment manufacturers who service the solid waste industry to treat landfill leachate.  They form the basis of a viable treatment platform that can be expanded depending on the effluent requirements and other design goals.  By ...

SCS Events

June 6 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm

California Refuse Recycling Council 2018 Joint State Convention

SCS Engineers is a sponsor of the CRRC 2018 Joint State Convention, June 6-9, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa & Casino. Meet SCS professional Tracie Bills who will be attending the convention. Featured events include Ladies’ Spa Appointments (be sure to schedule your appointment early), ...

June 6 @ 8:00 am - June 7 @ 5:00 pm

GRA First Annual Groundwater Sustainability Agency Summit

The Groundwater Resources Association of California will host its First Annual Groundwater Sustainability Agency Summit on June 6-7, 2018 at the Hilton Sacramento Arden West.  Meet SCS Engineers professional Tony Maggio who will be attending the summit. GRA is planning the First Annual GSA Summit for June 6-7, 2018 in ...

June 13 @ 8:00 am - June 14 @ 5:00 pm

3rd Annual NYS Redevelopment Summit: Keys to Successful Brownfield Redevelopment in 2018 and Beyond

Meet SCS Engineers’ Christine Stokes who will be attending the 3rd Annual New York State Redevelopment Summit: “Keys to Successful Brownfield Redevelopment in 2018 and Beyond”,  June 13-14th, 2018  at The Armony at Sage College of Albany. Organized by the Center for Creative Land Recycling (CCLR) in collaboration with partners: NYC Office ...

June 13 @ 8:00 am - June 15 @ 5:00 pm

Association of Oregon Recyclers Sustainable Oregon 2018 Conference

The Association of Oregon Recyclers’ Sustainable Oregon 2018 Conference will be held on June 13-15, 2018 at the Hilton in Eugene, OR.  SCS Engineers professional Tracie Bills will be in attendance. Sustainable Oregon is a three-day interactive learning experience featuring cutting-edge educational sessions and workshops, local and national experts and ...

June 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Powering up Landfills, Greyfields & Brownfields with Solar Energy

SCS Engineers’ Christine Stokes will be attending the Brightfields – Powering up Landfills, Greyfields & Brownfields with Solar Energy event on June 19, 2018 at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in Newark, New Jersey presented by Brownfield Listings.  The event brings together solar developers, property owners/managers and other ...

SCS Videos

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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