The PFAS Primer

Submitted by csoria on Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:34

GES' Guide to Preparing for Successful PFAS Sampling, Analysis, and Treatment Selection

We know a lot more today about per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) than we did when these compounds first became recognized as contaminants of emerging concern in the early 2000s. Scientific research and advancements in technology have helped industry gain a better understanding of the potential contamination sources, human health risks, biological impacts, characterization methods, and treatment alternatives.

28th Annual International Conference on Soil, Water, Energy, and Air Hosted by AEHS Foundation

Submitted by dneville on Fri, 10/06/2017 - 15:41

GES will be exhibiting (Booth #6) at the twenty-eighth annual gathering of environmental professionals to the Conference on Soil, Water, Energy, and Air. This annual conference brings together leading professionals from the environmental science community, providing a forum to facilitate the exchange of information of technological advances, new scientific achievements, and the effectiveness of standing environmental regulation programs.

HSSE Moment: Flu Season Guide

Submitted by csoria on Thu, 02/01/2018 - 12:10

The 2017-18 flu season continues to have a widespread impact on homes, schools, and businesses across the United States. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that flu viruses contribute to approximately $16.3 billion in lost earnings every year. As businesses and employees, we can play a big part in flu prevention, helping to protect employees’ health and reducing losses in productivity and revenue.

Air & Waste Management Association - Niagara Frontier Section Annual Enrichment Seminar

Submitted by csoria on Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:21

GES will be exhibiting at the Air & Waste Management Association - Niagara Frontier Section's  Annual Enrichment Seminar, taking place Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Templeton Landing in Buffalo, New York. The full day seminar features a series of presentations and technical discussions with a focus on today’s leading edge topics facing the environmental industry in western New York.  

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Frank DiGnazio Returns to GES Appalachian / Great Lakes Region

Submitted by csoria on Thu, 01/11/2018 - 15:05

GES, a national environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of Frank DiGnazio, PG as a Principal Hydrogeologist based in our Cranberry Township, PA office. Frank returns to GES with a focus on supporting the firm’s growth in the Terminal-Pipeline-Refinery and Power & Utility market sectors. Frank will provide principal level oversight and project management for existing and future client accounts in the Appalachian and Great Lakes region.  

Appalachian Sandwort Survey and Management Plan

Client Challenge

A local real estate development corporation is pursuing the planned development of land in Moosic, Pennsylvania for a golf course, residential housing, mixed-use retail, and commercial office space as part of a multi-phase construction project. The developer-owned land is considered habitat for the Appalachian sandwort (Minuartia glabra), a threatened and endangered plant species in Pennsylvania.

HSSE Moment: Safe Driving

Submitted by csoria on Thu, 12/14/2017 - 13:27

Critical Tips for Safer Road Travel

We spend a lot of time in the car – whether heading to a job site or commuting to the office. Due to the frequency and many uncontrollable variables that confront drivers, driving is one of the most dangerous tasks we perform. While we can’t control these inherent risks, we can control how we prepare for and react to them. Our HSSE team pulled together a few tips to help guide you and your teams towards safer driving.

From the Ground Up

Submitted by dneville on Thu, 11/09/2017 - 09:47

One of the qualities that I have always found to be truly unique to GES throughout the course of our history is that we remain true to who we are. In other words, we have remained grounded. We’ve always seemed to have a strong sense of identity and purpose, a shared belief that has guided us to where we are today. And after more than 30 years, that belief is stronger than ever. 

Demolition and Remediation at Active Terminal

Client Challenge

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.