Tag: Environmental Science

PFAS Sampling Goes Nationwide with UCMR 5

PFAS Contamination Chart

As of January 2023, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is requiring all public water systems (PWS) serving more than 3,300 people to sample for PFAS. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, are a class of synthetic fluorine compounds used in many consumer products. These toxic compounds can take decades or longer to break down and […]

Walla Walla River Forks Restoration

The Walla Walla River winds through the traditional lands of the Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla people in Oregon and Washington, and supports a wide variety of salmon and trout species—the core of the Pacific Northwest’s lucrative fishing industry. Unfortunately, more than a century of human disturbance in the form of dams, irrigation systems, and […]

Join us for a Presentation on Site Diligence in Boston

The Boston Society of Architects/AIA (BSA/AIA) and GeoEngineers invite you to join us for a lunchtime presentation on “The Importance of Environmental and Geotechnical Site Diligence” from Pat Malone, PE and Neal Carey, LSP. The BSA/AIA is New England’s largest building industry association, and Pat and Neal are excited to share some of their insights […]

Marquee Science Building Breaks Ground in Boston

Last month, contractors broke ground on FORUM, a state-of-the-art life science building at 60 Guest Street, Boston. Stan Sadkowski, Pat Malone, and Heidi Cashman are part of an integrated geotechnical, environmental and construction design team for the project, and they were all on hand for the groundbreaking ceremony on September 22. Global real estate investment […]

APWA WA Fall Conference “One Chapter. One Community.”

The Washington State Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) is holding its Fall Conference from October 4-6, and GeoEngineers wants to see you there! April Smith, Lyle Stone, Dave Lauder, Morgan McArthur and Layne Alfonso are all planning to attend to mix with clients and partner firms, discuss the state of public works […]

RemTEC & Emerging Contaminants Summit

GeoEngineers is a proud supporting sponsor of the RemTEC & Emerging Contaminants Summit—an environmental symposium focusing on the latest regulatory developments and evolving best practices for emerging contaminants like PFAS and 6PPD. GeoEngineers’ remediation experts Joe Aldridge and Sue Bator will be there to hear from other industry leaders, attend sessions, talk shop, and moderate […]

Midwest Environmental Compliance Conference 2022

Senior Environmental Engineer and air quality-specialist Joe Stolle is representing GeoEngineers at the Midwest Environmental Compliance Conference (MECC) in Kansas City on September 13 and 14. MECC is the area’s leading environmental conference, drawing professionals from throughout the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Region VII (Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa). GeoEngineers is sponsoring the conference, and […]

Fish Return to Padden Creek

Last week we stopped by Padden Creek in Bellingham, Washington, to see if fish are using newly built habitat features near where the creek crosses SR-11—and they are! Check out the video to see how root wads, logs and other large woody materials protect young-of-the-year salmonid species like kokanee and Coho salmon. Across Washington State, […]

GeoEngineers Staff Volunteer to Support Environmental Non-Profit

Some of GeoEngineers’ Boston environmental staff have teamed up with an environmental justice non-profit to support the development of a riverside park in Chelsea, Massachusetts—and they’re doing it for free! The new park is being developed by GreenRoots, a local organization advocating for environmental justice for low-income communities in Chelsea, MA, and the surrounding area. […]

Boston Attorney General Sues PFAS Manufacturers for Damages

Widespread remediation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) came one step closer last week as Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey sued 13 PFAS manufacturers for damages to public health. PFAS are synthetic fluorine compounds commonly used in consumer products for their ability to repel water and oil. Because of their popularity and persistence, PFAS have […]

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