environmental compliance

January 28, 2021

Comprehensive Professional Engineering and Consulting for Solid Waste Landfills

SCS Engineers provides the Manatee County Solid Waste Division (MCSWD) with comprehensive landfill and solid waste consulting services under a multi-year continuing general engineering services contract dating back to 2006. SCS is the current Engineer of Record for Manatee County and sole contracted provider of engineering, operation and maintenance ...

January 28, 2021

Brownfields, Remediation, Due Diligence: Former Industrial Site to Mixed Use Residential

Florida Crystals Investment Corporation, FCI Residential Eleven, LLC (FCI) purchased former warehouse properties in Tampa’s up-and-coming Channelside district. The goal – convert these former industrial properties to mixed-use residential multi-family housing and retail development. Environmental Challenges  SCS identified environmental challenges during due diligence, including a Phase I Environmental Site ...

January 28, 2021

Technology: Real-Time Air Monitoring System

Confidential Client Challenge – Cost of Mandated Air Monitoring Regulators informed a facility that it required air monitoring for a select constituent emitted from industrial batch operations and a regulated volatile organic compound as a hazardous air pollutant. Manual air monitoring was costly, approximately $1,000 per day. State regulators ...

January 28, 2021

Technology: Landfill Gas Flare Remote Monitoring

SCS provides ongoing engineering and operations and maintenance (O&M) services for a closed landfill. The landfill contains a landfill gas (LFG) blower/flare system, LFG compression skid, and liquid handling tank (LHT). Challenges – Power Loss, Efficient Operations, and Budget Constraints Inclement weather and frequent power losses caused operational headaches ...

January 5, 2021

Remediation: Landfill to Business Park and Public Area

2021 American Council of Engineering Companies of Florida, ACEC-FL Engineering Excellence Award Winner   Countyline Corporate Park Background Countyline Corporate Park is a planned 8.5 million square foot, 500-acre premier logistics center built by one of Florida’s leading industrial developers. Most of the project site was a former Construction ...

September 3, 2020

Environmental Claim: Small Commercial, General Aviation Airport, Arizona

Background This environmental insurance claim involved a spill of approximately 30 gallons of aviation gasoline (commonly referred to as AVGAS) at a small commercial and general aviation airport in Arizona. SCS’s client (the insurer) requested that we review the technical aspects of this claim, first to provide a source ...

September 3, 2020

Environmental Claim: Gas Station, Commercial and Residential Area, Texas

Background This environmental claim illustrates the critical initial evaluation of available claim-related information and data, which forms the basis of the source and timing evaluation that the insured will use in their determination of whether coverage exists for the claimed event. The subject site consists of an active gas ...

September 3, 2020

Environmental Claim: Gas Station, Commercial and Residential Area, Illinois

Background The insurer retained SCS Engineers to review litigation-related documentation and develop an expert analysis of the activities and role of the insured in a substantial gasoline release at an active gas station. The insured was one of a number of parties named in a lawsuit alleging negligence causing ...

April 3, 2020

Design-Build Landfill Gas Collection and Control System Expansion

Reno County Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Facility, Hutchinson, Kansas Background The Kansas Dept. of Health and Environment, Bureau of Air and Environmental Protection Agency regulations necessitated a landfill Gas Collection and Control System (GCCS) expansion for the area of Cell 5 to comply with state and federal policies. These ...

December 5, 2019

Remediation: Testing, Permitting, Treatment, and Disposal of Impacted Soil, Manchester Financial Group

Manchester Pacific Gateway Project, San Diego California The Manchester Pacific Gateway project comprises 15.89 acres of waterfront land owned by the Navy, which the Manchester Financial Group is redeveloping into multiple high-rise buildings, including a new Navy headquarters, office, hotel, and retail, as well as park uses as well ...