Geosyntec News and Events

David Latham, PG, Eric Sager, P.G. (Florida), Lydia Dorrance, Ph.D. (California), and Helen Dawson, Ph.D. (Washington D.C.), are presenting on multiple topics at the 2019 Southeast Brownfields Conference at the DoubleTree Universal Orlando in Orlando, Florida on October 27-30, 2019. Cristina Graver, P.E. (Boca Raton) will also be representing Geosyntec at the conference. David is a Senior Hydrogeologist based in Florida with over 25 years of experience focused on site assessment/remediation, environmental due diligence/compliance, hydrogeologic…
Savron has launched a new website to help clients learn about the advantages they gain with Savron's products and services. Savron is a multi-national provider of sustainable waste management and remediation solutions, specializing in the safe, energy-efficient treatment of a broad range of hazardous materials. Savron's solutions are based on patented smoldering-based technology (STAR/STARx) – an energy-efficient self-sustaining combustion process that captures and recycles the energy released from hazardous materials to destroy them in an…
Marc Rogoff, Ph.D. (Florida) was presented with the Solid Waste Association of North America's (SWANA's) Life Member Award at WASTECON in Phoenix, Arizona on October 23, 2019. Marc is a Senior Consultant based in Florida with more than 38 years of professional experience focused on solid waste management waste collection studies, facility feasibility assessments, facility site selection, property acquisition, environmental permitting, operation plan development, solid waste facility benchmarking, ordinance development, solid waste plans, financial assessments,…
Dave Himmelheber, Ph.D., P.E. (New Jersey) and Russell Hyatt (New York) co-presented a seminar at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey on sustainable beneficial use of contaminated dredged material on October 9, 2019. Dave is a Principal Engineer based in the New Jersey area and specializes in contaminated sediment management and remediation and has served as project manager and design engineer on several major projects in the New York/New Jersey area. Russell is…
Rula Deeb, Ph.D., BCEEM (California) will deliver three presentations at Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Training sponsored by the Interstate Technology & Regulatory Council (ITRC) and Washington State Department of Ecology in Tacoma, Washington on October 24, 2019. Rula is a Senior Principal based in California with more than 25 years of experience focused on private practice and academia addressing the cross-media fate and transport of contaminants and the remediation of complex soil and groundwater…
Helen Dawson, Ph.D. (Washington D.C.) and Todd McAlary, Ph.D., P.Eng., P.G. (Ontario) recently completed a series of vapor intrusion (VI) fact sheets to supplement the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Vapor Intrusion Handbook. Helen is a Senior Principal Civil and Environmental Consultant based in Washington, D.C. with more than 30 years of experience focused on private practice, academia, and public service. Her practice spans a wide range of technical disciplines including vapor intrusion, groundwater characterization,…
Paul Tschirky, Ph.D., P.Eng., D.CE (Louisiana) presented "Design and modeling for flood risk" at the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers (NAREIM) Architecture & Engineering (A&E) Conference at the South Congress Hotel in Austin, Texas at 8:30 a.m. on September 26, 2019. Paul is a Senior Principal Coastal Engineer based in Louisiana with more than 20 years of experience in coastal resiliency, restoration, and water management. He has provided planning, design, analysis, modeling, construction…
Several Geosyntec practitioners will participate in the 35th Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water, and Energy at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst on October 21-24, 2019. Jessica Yeager, P.E., LSP (Massachusetts) once again serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for the conference. In addition, Geosyntec practitioners will lead several workshops, platform sessions, and poster presentations at the conference. The Annual Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water and Energy attracts a wide variety of representation…
Mark Ellard, P.E., CFM, D.WRE, FDEP (Florida) will participate in a panel entitled "Adaptation in Practice" at the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) 50th Anniversary Master Class - Climate Adaptation: Principles, Policy, and Practice in Washington, D.C. from 2:45 - 4:15 p.m. on October 30, 2019. Mark's co-panelists are Margaret E. Peloso, Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP; Kate Johnson, Chief, Green Building & Climate Branch, D.C. Department of Energy and Environment; and David I. Maurstad, Deputy…
Andrew Brey, P.G. (Florida) co-authored a paper entitled "Appraisal of coal- and coke-derived wastes in soils near a former manufactured gas plant, Jacksonville, Florida" for publication in the International Journal of Coal Geology on August 16, 2019. Andrew's co-author was Scott Stout, NewFields Environmental Forensics Practice. Andrew is a Senior Geologist based in Florida with more than 20 years of experience focused on environmental site assessment and remedial investigation. He has directed manufactured gas plant…
Adrienne Nemura, P.E. and Elizabeth Toot-Levy (Ohio) will present an informational session entitled "Updated User's Guide for Considering Integrated Wastewater and Stormwater Planning" during a Water Research Foundation (WRF) web webinar on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern. This web seminar is designed for utilities, municipalities, and regulatory staff who are interested in learning about or applying integrated planning for municipalities. In 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established the Integrated Planning…
Geosyntec is a gold sponsor for and exhibitor at the National Association for Environmental Management's (NAEM) environment, health, safety, and sustainability (EHS&S) Management Forum at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, Ontario on October 15-18, 2019. Come by exhibit number 105 and meet Geosyntec professionals Elaina Modlin, P.E. (Florida); Jenna Newcombe, CHMM (Massachusetts); and John Hollar, P.E. (Georgia). In addition, our team will be supported by other Geosyntec leaders including Paula Hutchison, P.Eng.; Hannah Chessell;…
Shagun Bhat, Ph.D. (Texas) will present "Air Quality Regulations: Updates and Rule Revisions" at A&WMA 2019 Louisiana Section Annual Conference at the L'Auberge Casino & Hotel in Baton Rouge, Louisiana at 1:00 p.m. on October 16, 2019. Shagun will be joined by Geosyntec staff members Anica Haynes and Kelly Williams. Shagun Bhat is a Senior Air Quality Professional based in Texas with more than 12 years of experience focused on air quality management, including air…
Marc Rogoff, Ph.D. (Florida) authored a guest editorial entitled "This I Believe" for publication in MSW Management on September 23, 2019. Marc is a Senior Consultant based in Florida with more than 38 years of professional experience focused on solid waste management waste collection studies, facility feasibility assessments, facility site selection, property acquisition, environmental permitting, operation plan development, solid waste facility benchmarking, ordinance development, solid waste plans, financial assessments, rate studies/audits, development of construction procurement…
Chuck Whisman, P.E. (Pennsylvania) will present "Facing Today's Escalating Challenges and Producing Tomorrow's Solutions" at The International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (CMC-Global) International Conference at the Grand Hayatt in Nassau, Bahamas on October 15-18, 2019. Other speakers at the conference include Dwight Mihalicz, David A. Fields, Therese Turner-Jones, Gowon N.G. Bowe, Dr. Simon Haslam, Kristie Powell, and Yutaka Fukuyama. Chuck is a Senior Principal Engineer based in Pennsylvania with more than 25 years of…
Suzanne Gabriele (Denver) is co-chairing the Colorado Environmental Management Society's (CEMS') fall conference at the Champions Club at the Broncos Stadium at Mile High in Denver, Colorado on October 15, 2019. Suzanne and her co-chair provided leadership for the team that established the conference theme, selected speakers, developed the agenda, and secured sponsorships. The theme is Economic Growth and Sustainability: Finding the Balance between Population Growth and Environmental Stewardship. Geosyntec is a sponsor of the…
Amanda McNally, P.E. (Pennsylvania) coauthored a paper entitled "Ten years later: The progress and future of integrating sustainable principles, practices, and metrics into remediation projects" that was published in Volume 29 of the journal Remediation on September 11, 2019. Amanda's coauthors were Paul Favara, Dick Raymond, Matthew Ambrusch, Arianna Libera, Gerlinde Wolf, John A. Simon, Barbara Maco, Elizabeth R. Collins, Melissa A. Harclerode, Reanne Ridsdale, Maile Smith, and Lyndsey Howard. Amanda is a Project Engineer…
Geosyntec professionals will be delivering three presentations and moderating a session at Remediation Technologies Symposium 2019 (RemTech 2019) at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in Banff, Alberta, Canada on October 16-18, 2019. Tracy Dannell, EP, Silvia Mancini, Ph.D, P.Geo., Ron Gestler, David Bertrand, P.Geo. and Trevor Carlson, QP of Geosyntec will be participating, moderating and/or presenting at the conference. Tracy Dannell is a Project Scientist/Biologist with more than 13 years of professional environmental experience focused…
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)'s Boone Dam project was recently named the 2019 Outstanding Environmental and Engineering Geologic Project by the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG). The award was given for the project team's "innovative uses of georeferenced data during design, its application of risk-informed decision-making, and its contributions to the practice of underground construction in dams." Geosyntec served TVA and the project with dam safety inspections, instrumentation monitoring, and performance evaluations during…
Several Geosyntec practitioners will contribute to the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI)'s 44th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations. The conference will be held at the Hilton Chicago from October 15-18, 2019. Geosyntec practitioners delivering presentations are: Jamey Rosen, P.Geo., Amir Ahmadipur, Ph.D., Daniel Woeste, P.E., and Robert Bachus, Ph.D., P.E. Jamey is a Senior Principal Geoscientist based in Ontario with more than 20 years of experience focused on Geospatial Information Management System design and development. Jamey…
Paul Nicholson, P.Eng (Ontario) will lead a webinar entitled "Optimization of Vapour Intrusion Investigations and Mitigation" organized by the Australian Land & Groundwater Association on at 11:00 a.m. on October 10, 2019. Paul is a Senior Engineer at Geosyntec with 15 years of experience in environmental consulting. His practice focuses on assessing and mitigating human health risks associated with sub-surface vapour intrusion, including developing many large scale vapour intrusion assessment programs for properties with as…
Marc Rogoff, Ph.D. (Florida) was nominated for the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)'s Life Member Award that is to be given at this year's annual conference WASTECON in Phoenix, Arizona on October 23, 2019. Marc Rogoff is a Senior Consultant based in Florida with more than 38 years of professional experience focused on solid waste management waste collection studies, facility feasibility assessments, facility site selection, property acquisition, environmental permitting, operation plan development, solid…
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