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GES will be in attendance at the 2017 Oil & Gas Environmental Conference held in Houston, Texas. Our experts will be on hand at the two-day event to answer your questions. We’ll be exhibiting at Booth 202.
Our own Margaret Forbes, PhD will lead a breakout session focused on Ecological Risk Assessments (ERAs) as part of the site remediation process. Margaret’s presentation will be held on Wednesday, November 29th from 2:15 to 3:15 PM.
Stop by our booth and say hello, and be sure to catch Margaret’s presentation!
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Several GES employees attended the Geological Association of New Jersey’s (GANJ) 2017 Conference and Field Trip hosted by West Chester University. The conference theme was The Piedmont: Old Rocks, New Understandings and included workshops, presentations, and discussion sessions at the University on Friday followed by a Saturday field trip.
Professors from universities across the region presented findings from their recent research on rocks in the area, and the day concluded with a keynote speech from Pennsylvania’s State Geologist, Gale C. Blackmer, PhD. The field trip visited several local outcrops within the Piedmont described by the researchers. These local rocks are currently of great interest to our geologists who are consulting on several pipeline installation projects in the area that traverse and drill through these very same rocks.
GES is a proud sponsor of the 2017 Environmental Conference hosted by the Maryland-District of Columbia Utilities Association. The event celebrates the environmental achievements of the power and utilities sector in the Mid-Atlantic regions. Technical sessions focus on emerging issues and challenges affecting the industry such as water quality, waste management, stakeholder relations, and regulatory policy.
GES will once again have a strong presence at this year’s event with a team of representatives ready to answer your environmental questions at our tabletop exhibit. Come and check us out!
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As a longtime supporter of the Chemistry Council of New Jersey (CCNJ), GES is proud to serve as the Dinner Sponsor for The Hal Bozarth Memorial Golf Outing with proceeds benefitting the New Jersey Chemistry Council Education Foundation (NJCCEF). Founded in 1999, the NJCCEF has raised more than $225,000 to promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education and the many opportunities available in the business of chemistry.
GES’ Mark Motylewski will be on hand at the event ready to answer all your environmental questions. Just don’t ask him how to fix your golf swing. A Course Pro will be on hand to answer those tough questions.
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GES’ Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania office held their 11th Annual Chili Cook-Off to raise money for the MHY Family Services (MHY), a local non-profit youth and family services organization. Employees and clients raised more than $450 at this year’s event, adding to the nearly $13,000 raised in previous years for organizations like the National MS Society, Junior Achievement of Pittsburgh, and MHY.
Those in attendance enjoyed home-cooked chili and a beef brisket that was smoked slowly overnight under the watchful eye of our own Joseph Hinkle. This year’s winners include:
Mike Antonetti - 1st Place
Matthew Feits - 2nd Place
Edwin (Ned) Fox - 3rd Place
Jon Agnew - Honorable Mention
Darlene Muntean - Honorable Mention
Several GES offices took time out to celebrate their hard work and enjoy the outdoors together before the summer season came to a close. The outings ranged from taking in a baseball game to taking on the rapids during a tubing trip. One thing is for sure; our teams sure know how to have a good time.
Many GES offices celebrate with similar team outings throughout the year to recognize the hard work that goes into our success. Keep an eye out for future GES team events and outings.
On August 21, 2017, skies darkened from Oregon to South Carolina in the first total solar eclipse visible from coast to coast across the United States in 99 years. So what do you do when your office sits along the Path of Totality?
You throw an office party, of course, complete with cake and other goodies. That’s exactly what our Columbia, SC team did as they celebrated the rare opportunity to take in a total solar eclipse. But, they weren’t the only GES office excited about the eclipse. Employees across the country took a few minutes out of their day to steal a glimpse the partial eclipse, which was still pretty cool.
And yes, approved solar viewing glasses were worn by everyone as recommended by NASA and GES’ Vice President of HSSE, Tom Baylis.
GES’s Baton Rouge, Louisiana office hosted its Second Annual Crawfish Boil. The event brings together GES employees, partners, and clients to enjoy a classic Louisiana tradition.