Princeton, NJ - GES’ Jaime Wuelfing, LSRP, Melissa Boynton, PE, and Milena Cunningham, LSRP, represented the firm at the 2018 Young Women’s Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics organized by the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. The event took place in the Frick Chemistry Building on the campus of Princeton University in Princeton, NJ.
The Florida Association for Water Quality Control is hosting its annual conference June 13–15, 2018 in Naples, Florida. The technical learning and networking event brings together key representatives from various industries, regulatory agencies, law firms, consulting practices, and vendors from across the state.
GES will once again exhibit at this year’s conference. Please visit the GES booth to meet our local team and learn more about GES.
How Ecological Design, Construction, and Restoration of Pipelines can Accelerate Project Schedules and Improve Profitability
A Q&A with Richard Pais, CWB, Principal Environmental Scientist and trusted adviser to the energy sector.
Recently, GES’ Richard Pais was asked to serve on the Midstream Pipeline Partnership, an industry group led by The Nature Conservancy with a focus on developing pipeline construction guidance for corrido
After enduring an especially cold start to the spring season in Central New York, the GES team in East Syracuse got its first taste of the warmer months ahead just in time for Earth Day 2018. Employees received bare root seedlings from the Onondaga County Soil & Water Conservation District's annual tree sale for potting or planting at home. The team enjoyed a warm, sunny day outdoors, working together to pot the seedlings and having lunch as a team.
The client sought to convert a 900-acre ecologically-degraded cattle ranch to native prairie with thousands of feet of restored stream, riparian buffers, and emergent wetlands. The client’s goal was to obtain approval for restoration of the property in order to sell stream and wetland mitigation credits.
One of the largest energy infrastructure companies in North America operates a liquid petroleum-chemical distribution services terminal in the New York Harbor. GES provides consulting, engineering, and field services support to address legacy impacts and emergency response needs within diverse operational components of the facility, areas of new construction, and sensitive wetland areas. GES completed a project to enable redevelopment of a portion of the facility for a new aboveground storage tank farm.
The identification of a trichloroethylene (TCE) plume impacting groundwater in a village within the “Amish Country” of Pennsylvania pressed the need for immediate investigation and action. Residents in this local tourist and commercial hub relied on groundwater as their sole source of potable water.
An upstream energy client was seeking closure of historic release sites within the area of a former production lease. The release sites are situated within a 5,650-acre forest preserve, which included a population of endangered red cockaded woodpeckers.
An existing borrow pond along a Bayou, and drainage ditches feeding a pond, received runoff from 21.5 acres of University property, including heavily-used parking lots, roads, and buildings. The University proposed a plan for the construction of a wetland that would reduce pollutant concentrations from stormwater runoff, provide a research area for environmental science students, enhance wildlife habitat on campus, and improve the aesthetics of the area for passive recreation.
GES will attend and exhibit at the 2018 MD/DC Utilities Fall Environmental Conference hosted by the Maryland-District of Columbia Utilities Association. The conference takes place October 1–3, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort located in Cambridge, Maryland. The event brings together professionals and service providers from the power utility industry with a focus on environmental and regulatory issues in the Mid-Atlantic region.