Articles

September 2, 2020

EPCRA Tier II Reporting & Avoiding Common Mistakes Part One, RETA Breeze, Sep2020

SCS’s Travis Weber discusses best practices to consider to help ensure you have a clear understanding of your states’ EPCRA Tier II Reporting requirements and the accepted submittal method. The Emergency Planning and Community-Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) was enacted by Congress to assist local communities in protecting public health by ...

September 2, 2020

New Leachate Treatments to Tackle PFAS? Waste360, Sep 2, 2020

SCS Engineers’ Gomathy Radhakrishna Iyer explains, “PFAS has the same kind of carbon-fluorine bond as CFC, but linked to several C-F bonds like a chain making them even more inert and hard to degrade. Breaking this bond is what makes finding effective leachate treatments challenging, but certainly possible.” Share ...

September 1, 2020

Leachate Generation Trend After Closure of a Subtitle D Landfill, WasteAdvantage, Sep.2020

Coordination and communications between the facility operator and the engineer are essential to collect valuable data for all liquid streams and monitoring leachate generation in a very controlled manner. Most landfills are closed partially, but the Glades County Landfill closed its surface in a single construction providing a unique ...

Technical Bulletins

July 24, 2020

Technical Bulletin 2020: 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 http://www.scsengineers.com/publications/technical-bulletins/. Our most recent Bulletin summarizes the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s New Rules Implementing Compliance and Registration Requirements for ...

June 29, 2020

SCS Technical Bulletin: 2020 USEPA Adds 172 PFAS Chemicals to EPCRA TRI Reporting Program

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 http://www.scsengineers.com/publications/technical-bulletins/. Our most recent Bulletin summarizes the 2020 USEPA Adds 172 PFAS Chemicals to EPCRA TRI Reporting Program. SCS Engineers will ...

June 23, 2020

SCS Technical Bulletin: 2020 Virginia State Plan for New Landfill EG Approved

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 http://www.scsengineers.com/publications/technical-bulletins/. Our most recent Bulletin summarizes the 2020 Virginia State Plan for New Landfill EG. SCS Engineers will continue ...

White Papers

August 17, 2020

Sample of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Letter Dated Aug. 17, 2020

Reminder Letter to Include Evaluation of Emerging Contaminants in Site Investigation The purpose of this letter is to remind Responsible Parties to assess emerging contaminants and their potential impacts as early in the cleanup process as possible, preferably during the site investigation phase. Contaminants may be present based on ...

July 30, 2020

Streamlining the Federal Environmental Review Process, ABA-NREV, Jul. 2020

Nathan Eady discusses the imperfections and value of FAST-41. Title 41 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (Act), 42 U.S.C. § 4370m et seq., commonly known as the FAST-41 program, provides a set of tools to help coordinate the environmental processing and approval of most major infrastructure projects. ...

July 22, 2020

Uncertainty EPA Regulations Created with New NSPS XXX and Cf Rules

Presented at A&WMA’s 113th Annual Conference & Exhibition Landfill owners and operators remain in a state of limbo. Some sites are complying with Subpart XXX and dealing with the duplicate requirements from Subpart WWW and other issues. Several states have approved Cf EG rules, so landfills in those states ...