Tag: Environmental Science

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 […]

Improved Ballinger Park Shoreline Reopens

On Saturday, the City of Mountlake Terrace, Washington, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to reopen Ballinger Park’s improved shoreline. With the only accessible shoreline in Mountlake Terrace, the park is popular with the community. The $1.5 million project renovated park amenities and replaced an aging wooden dock, used for both fishing and non-motorized boating, with a […]

Spotlight on Boston Growth

GeoEngineers’ Boston team has developed rapidly in the last two years—with a growing portfolio of marquee projects to match. Current high-profile Boston projects include the expansive Suffolk Downs Redevelopment, and cutting-edge high-rise development projects at 400 Summer Street and 380 Stuart Street in downtown Boston. Late in 2019, GeoEngineers established a new construction design team […]

A Little Hope on Earth Day

It seems like every day we see new and more worrying headlines about our planet. The ocean is rising, species are dying, and it never seems like we’re doing enough to stop it. The conversation about climate change is almost always bleak, but maybe that’s part of the problem. It can be hard to take […]

52 Ways to Make a Difference This Earth Day

Earth Day is the perfect time to think about the responsibilities we have to our planet, and each other. Most of us want to do what we can to protect the world we share, but sometimes it’s difficult to know how. Our environmental challenges can be overwhelming, but we can make progress if we all […]

ASTM International Phase I ESA Standard and Emerging Contaminants

Environmental regulations and best practices are constantly evolving. As a consulting firm, it’s our job to help our clients understand the regulatory landscape and predict how changes may affect their business. Right now, we’re watching PFAS.   Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, are a class of synthetic fluorine compounds known for their ability to repel […]

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