Articles

June 8, 2022

Brownfields Represent Increasingly Rare Development Opportunities in San Diego, 6-22

Luke Montague, Vice President and Brownfield Specialist in San Diego, discusses how professional assessment and remediation unlock the potential for contaminated properties.   Learn more at SCS Engineers, Brownfields Specialists. Consider attending the 2022 Brownfields Conference.    

June 8, 2022

Prepare for the worst, plan for the best (at MRFs), Waste Today, 6-22

Bob Gardner discusses creating a safer working environment for MRF personnel with Haley Rischar of Waste Today.       Original article with advertising here.

June 5, 2022

Who should assume the risk? EPC Contracts, Zweig, 6-22

Engineering, procurement, and construction contracts, or EPC contracts, are a type of construction contract between parties where the contractor is responsible for the engineering, procurement, and construction activities to deliver a completed project to the owner within a predefined time and cost. It is in the interest of both ...

Technical Bulletins

January 17, 2022

SCS Technical Bulletin 2022: A New Standard Practice for Phase I Environmental Site Assessments

ASTM International published an updated consensus guidance document for evaluating environmental conditions at properties involved in commercial real estate transactions. The revised E1527-21, Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process addresses definitions and terminology, clarifies industry practice for the historical records review of the ...

July 20, 2021

SCS Technical Bulletin – 2021 TCEQ’S New Rules Implementing Compliance and Registration Requirements for CCR Management, July 2021

TCEQ has developed a program for implementing the Federal rules governing CCR facilities in Texas. While TCEQ’s CCR program needs to be as protective as the federal CCR rules, there are important distinctions in Chapter 352. CCR facilities must submit a detailed application to obtain a TCEQ registration by ...

June 21, 2021

SCS Technical Bulletin: 2021 TCEQ’S New Rules Implementing Compliance and Registration Requirements for Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) Management

SCS periodically prepares Technical Bulletins to highlight items of interest to our clients and friends who have signed up to receive them.  We also publish these on our website at https://www.scsengineers.com/publications/technical-bulletins/. Our most recent Bulletin summarizes and updates the TCEQ’S New Rules Implementing Compliance and Registration Requirements for Coal Combustion ...

White Papers

June 16, 2022

Groundwater Monitoring Plan Considerations for Corrective Action Sites

In this SCS Engineers and ReSolution Partner’s paper entitled Groundwater Monitoring Plan Considerations for Corrective Action Sites, the authors provide strategies for groundwater monitoring plans that can be tailored to the specific characteristics of a CCR site, supporting updates to the site conceptual model, informing choices of remedial alternatives, and ...

June 6, 2022

Air Monitoring in Mexicali, Mexico

The Evolution of Air Pollution Monitoring in a Border City. Advancements in technology have influenced the way air pollution is measured and how air pollution data is received, shared, and acted upon by stakeholders.      

June 6, 2022

Quantifying Salton Sea’s Harmful PM During High Winds Events

The results of this study provide an essential tool for understanding the amount of exposure that neighboring communities are experiencing during high wind events and how IID’s implemented mitigation efforts will look moving forward.