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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 ...

December 14, 2020

SCS Energy: Landfill Methane to Renewable Natural Gas, 5.1 Million Gas Gallon Equivalents of RNG Annually

The New River RNG facility will capture and convert approximately 1,900 dekatherms per day of landfill methane to renewable natural gas (RNG), which is enough to offset emissions from 7,500 passenger cars annually. Fortistar, a privately-owned investment firm addressing global environmental challenges, and the New River Solid Waste Association ...

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 ...

February 21, 2020

IH&S: Environmental Monitoring and Construction Oversight

Highway 11 Bypass Project, Boulder City, Nevada Transportation Goal Also known as, the Boulder City bypass, the first leg of I-11 allows approximately 34,000 vehicles a day to skip the U.S. Highway 93 route through Boulder City. Of the $318-million total project cost, $249 million in federal funding. The ...

January 6, 2020

Organics: Western Branch Compost Facility, Prince Georges County, MD

Western Branch 12 Bunker Compost Facility – SG MEGA™ System with GORE® Covers, Upper Marlboro, Maryland USCC 2020 Award-Winning Facility Background Sustainable Generation helped Prince Georges County to develop and run a pilot program using a mobile version of their aerated static pile composting system to demonstrate the ability ...

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 ...

October 7, 2019

Solid Waste Planning: Solid Waste Collection, Transfer, and Disposal Plan

City of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Background The Oklahoma City Environmental Assistance Trust (OCEAT) oversees and funds the City’s solid waste collection and disposal system. A blend of City and private contractor crews perform the residential solid waste and bulk trash collection. The City oversees all residential and some commercial ...