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June 14, 2021

A Look at CARB’s AB32 GHG Programs, from Early Action to Today, June 2021

California’s AB 32 legislation has proven to be one of the most successful legislation in the U.S. regarding statewide efforts to reduce GHG emissions. This has been started with the implementation of the early action measures stated in the Scoping Plan, which included early regulations to reduce GHG emissions ...

April 28, 2021

Brownfields and Voluntary Remediation Resources

A helpful list of resources to use – compiled by the experts at SCS Engineers. Resources include videos, USEPA, and ABA links to help guide your project to success. Due diligence makes it happen!   More case studies and information Due Diligence and All Appropriate Inquiries Vapor Intrusion

April 1, 2021

A review of chemical and microbial contamination in food: What are the threats to a circular food system?

Authors: Astha Thakali, SCS Engineers, Reston, VA Jean D. MacRae, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Maine, Orono, ME Abstract: A circular food system is one in which food waste is processed to recover plant nutrients and returned to the soil to enable the production of more ...

December 18, 2020

EPA Interim Guidance on the Destruction and Disposal of PFAS & Materials Containing PFAS, Dec. 2020

INTERIM GUIDANCE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT DECEMBER 18, 2020 The contents of this document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. This document is intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the ...

December 1, 2020

Do we need landfills?

A fully Sanitary Landfill will be able to avoid most of the global issues facing countries with open dumps. The ISWA Task Force on Closing Dumpsites will help the owner or local authority apply for funds from international sources to implement the study’s recommendations. Through this effort, the team ...