The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3 hosted a PFAS community engagement event on July 25, 2017 in Horsham, PA. This is the second such meeting, with the first held in New Hampshire and two additional meetings planned in August. The purpose of the meetings is to facilitate engagement between the EPA, other federal agencies, state regulators, and impacted communities.
GES is excited to announce the hiring of Brian Hecker, PE, as a Senior Engineer based in our Exton, Pennsylvania office. He rejoins GES after four years working in senior engineering roles for a global engineering and consulting firm. At GES, Brian will provide project management and engineering expertise from GES’ corporate engineering group, supporting key infrastructure and remediation projects across the company.
GES will exhibit at the 31st Annual Symposium of the Arizona Hydrological Society held in Phoenix, Arizona. The conference is considered one of the premier events in the Southwest for hydrology and water resources science, engineering, and public policy. This year’s theme is “The Importance of Hydrology in a Vibrant Southwest.”
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A national midstream energy company is pursuing the development of pipeline infrastructure to transport oil produced in the Bakken Shale Play. The proposed pipeline route includes a 12,000-foot crossing beneath a large reservoir using horizontal directional drilling (HDD) construction methods. Our client, the HDD contractor, required a comprehensive geotechnical investigation to confirm the subsurface conditions beneath the lake prior to beginning construction later that year.
PFAS continues to reverberate throughout the public and environmental community. New information emerges weekly from a variety of sources—scientists, regulatory agencies, research institutions, environmental professionals, industry groups, the media, and advocacy groups. It can be a challenge to sort through the news and distill it into relevant, usable information. The following summary highlights recent newsworthy developments related to PFAS.
GES will exhibit and present at the 2018 PA Brownfields Conference being held at Sands Bethlehem situated within the former Bethlehem Steel site, one of the nation's largest brownfield redevelopment projects. The three-day conference is hosted by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania. Attendees will learn about opportunities for transforming communities throughout the state of Pennsylvania.
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GES is proud to announce the hiring of John Krauhs, PG, CPG, as a Principal Project Manager and office lead for our Stafford, Texas operations. John will serve in a senior project management and technical adviser role while providing day-to-day leadership for GES’ Houston-area client programs and personnel.
We are pleased to announce the hiring of William (BJ) Wright, Jr., PE to our New Jersey operations as a Principal Engineer. In this role, BJ will provide senior project management and technical leadership in the areas of remediation design and construction management in support of projects throughout the region.
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.
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.