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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 and ...

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 ...

November 20, 2018

Environmental Management Planning – Power Utility

Environmental Management Planning – Calpine Corporation SCS supports the Calpine Corporation, a clean power utitlity with their Three-Year Compliance Audits for six facilities located in California and Texas. Each of these energy facilities handles in excess of either the federal or state threshold quantity of aqueous ammonia or anhydrous ammonia. ...

November 20, 2018

Environmental Management Plans – Albertsons – Safeway Grocery

Environmental Management Plans – Albertsons – Safeway Operations and  Environmental Affairs SCS has a relationship with Albertsons-Safeway, starting in 1999, preparing the necessary Process Safety Management prevention programs and completing Process Hazard Analyses for facilities located in the Southwest. Additional support includes compliance audits and providing PSM training. Following an Albertsons-Safeway ...

November 20, 2018

Environmental Management Plans – Costco Wholesale

Retail Environmental Managment Plan – Costco Wholesale Costco Wholesale’s Mira Loma, California facility includes a refrigerated warehouse with an ammonia charge in excess of 10,000 pounds. SCS prepared all of the necessary environmental management programs as well as conducted the technical studies ensuring that the following risk and safety regulations ...