Articles

November 28, 2022

‘The land is just too precious:’ The landfill remediation will become a massive nature park in 60 years

Landfill Remediation Hanover County’s landfill has always been environmentally progressive, and that trend continues. Landfills, especially in areas of growth, often make good brownfield sites – perfect for remediation for … Continue reading ‘The land is just too precious:’ The landfill remediation will become a massive ...

November 18, 2022

Deadline looms for EPA Brownfields development grants

Iain Olness, a senior project manager at SCS Engineers in Arizona provides just-in-time advice for applying for EPA Brownfields development grant funding. Using remediated properties has multiple benefits for developers … Continue reading Deadline looms for EPA Brownfields development grants

November 13, 2022

Buncombe’s Plans for Solid Waste, Waste Characterization

Cassandra Lohmeyer, Buncombe County’s recycling coordinator, Commissioner Terri Wells, and Kristy Smith, the county’s solid waste manager, provide an overview of the benefits and direction toward sustainability that the recent … Continue reading Buncombe’s Plans for Solid Waste, Waste Characterization

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 … Continue reading SCS Technical Bulletin 2022: A New Standard Practice for Phase I Environmental Site ...

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 … Continue reading SCS Technical Bulletin – 2021 TCEQ’S New Rules Implementing Compliance and Registration Requirements ...

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/. … Continue reading SCS Technical Bulletin: 2021 TCEQ’S New Rules Implementing Compliance and Registration Requirements for ...

White Papers

November 4, 2022

Groundwater Basin Evaluation A Primer With an Eye Toward Sustainable Perennial Yield

Evaluating and gaining a greater understanding of a groundwater basin is the key to developing a solid groundwater management plan. That plan will then be the framework for developing a … Continue reading Groundwater Basin Evaluation A Primer With an Eye Toward Sustainable Perennial Yield

August 16, 2022

Mini-review of waste sector greenhouse gas and short-lived climate pollutant emissions in Tyre Caza, Lebanon, using the Solid Waste Emissions Estimation Tool (‘SWEET’)

Find this paper online at Sage: Waste Management & Research 2022, Vol. 40(8) 1129–1142 In 2020, International Solid Waste Association’s (ISWA) Task Force on Closing Dumpsites completed a study of … Continue reading Mini-review of waste sector greenhouse gas and short-lived climate pollutant emissions in Tyre ...

August 10, 2022

Roadmap for Sustainable Waste Management in Developing Countries, ISWA, 2022

The ISWA publication The Waste Crisis: Roadmap for Sustainable Waste Management in Developing Countries is now available online for hardcopy preordering or immediate download of the electronic version. ISBN: 978-1-119-81193-0. … Continue reading Roadmap for Sustainable Waste Management in Developing Countries, ISWA, 2022