MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Environmental consulting and engineering firm Geosyntec Consultants announces the opening of its Manchester office, located at 43 Constitution Drive, Suite 102 in Bedford, New Hampshire.Peter King, PE, LSP, LEP, will manage the new office. King, who joined Geosyntec in 2011, specializes in environmental site assessment and remediation under various state and federal programs including the New Hampshire Contaminated Site Management Rules, Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA),…
Marcus Quigley, a national leader in stormwater best management practice (BMP) design, will be among the presenters of a U.S. EPA webcast August 2 discussing the next generation of low-cost, high performance infrastructure used to control urban stormwater.Quigley, a principal civil and environmental engineer in Geosyntec's Massachusetts office, will join the U.S. EPA's latest Green Highways Partnership - Green Streets, Green Jobs, Green Towns (G3) Academy webcast beginning 1 p.m. Eastern Thursday. The webcast is…
Michael Kavanaugh, P.E., Ph.D., and a principal engineer in Geosyntec's Oakland office, co-authored a significant article regarding remediation of chlorinated solvent source areas in a recent issue of the journal Environmental Science and Technology.Dr. Kavanaugh, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, co-authored the article with a team of recognized chlorinated solvent remediation experts representing academia, government, and consulting. The article, "Chlorinated Ethene Source Remediation: Lessons Learned," appears in the journal's June 19 edition…
Michael Bloom, an associate water resources engineer based in Geosyntec's Houston office, was appointed by City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker to her Water Conservation Task Force, which was publicly announced on July 13.Like many parts of the United States, Houston and the state of Texas have experienced extreme drought conditions for more than a year. While conditions recently improved in the Houston area, regional officials are taking steps to make long-term plans for water…
SAN FRANCISCO, Ca. — Environmental consulting and engineering firm Geosyntec Consultants announces the opening of its newest California office at 595 Market Street, Suite 610, in the heart of San Francisco's downtown financial district. Lisa Van Tassell, PE, will manage the new office. Van Tassell joined Geosyntec in 1999 and specializes in environmental site characterization, engineering design of soil and groundwater remediation systems, and litigation technical support.Geosyntec is an environmental consulting and engineering firm that…
David J. Vance, a project scientist based in Geosyntec's Atlanta office, is to address the Texas chapter of the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG) at its summer meeting in Houston on July 21.Vance will speak on the topic of Stream Assessments, Mitigation, and Channel Improvement Projects in Southeast Texas. The event begins at 8 a.m. and will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Northwest, 7979 Willow Chase Boulevard.Vance has an extensive portfolio…
NASA officials announced June 28 that Geosyntec Consultants is one of three companies chosen to provide environmental remediation services at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida, the adjacent Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), and other NASA locations.The combined maximum potential value for the three contracts is $91 million. Services will be performed during a five-year period beginning this year.Under the contract, Geosyntec will compete for fixed-price work orders to develop and implement contamination assessment…
Geosyntec Senior Consultant Michael Harding has been elected to chair the International Regional Council of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA).Founded in 1972, the IECA is a non-profit organization that serves as the premier global resource for the prevention and control of erosion and sediment. The organization provides education, resource information, and business opportunities for 2,500 professional members representing more than 40 countries and 17 fields of practice.The IECA was recently restructured and now includes…
Geosyntec Director of Corporate Development Michael D'Alessandro is to be among the presenters at the annual meeting of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), Savannah Post, on June 14.Michael's keynote address will address leadership development for the architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry. The event will be held at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront Hotel, 100 General McIntosh Blvd. in Savannah, Georgia.Michael began his career as a construction engineering consultant and has more than 25…
For the second year in a row, Geosyntec has been chosen by PSMJ Resources Inc. (PSMJ) as a Circle of Excellence honoree. PSMJ announced the award May 30.PSMJ is a leading global consultancy that focuses on the effective management of architecture, engineering, and construction firms. The organization's expertise covers a range of critical business areas such as strategic planning, project management, valuation, succession planning, and mergers and acquisitions.Geosyntec is one of the 49 firms earning…
Geosyntec's design and use of "intelligent" regulated tide gates (RTGs) to address coastal erosion and protect sensitive areas against rising sea levels is the subject of a lead article in the June 2012 edition of Erosion Control, the official journal of the International Erosion Control Association.In the extended feature, "Shoreline Strategies," Senior Staff Engineer David Roman details how RTGs offer coastal communities effective, flexible systems for the management of tidal flows in areas facing significant…
Derek Tomlinson, P.E., LSRP, a senior engineer in Geosyntec's Pennsylvania office, is to be an instructor for a course on vapor intrusion for the Pennsylvania Council of Professional Geologists (PCPG) May 16 in Monroeville, Pa. Registration began March 5.The course, Act 2 Toolkit: Vapor Intrusion, is the third in a popular series offered by the council. It helps geologists, engineers, and environmental professionals learn new details about the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) Vapor…
Project Scientist Hester Groenevelt and Senior Consulting Hydrogeologist Edward Nemecek are among the platform presenters scheduled to speak at the Environment, Energy Security and Sustainability (E2S2) Symposium and Exhibition in New Orleans May 21-24, 2012.The event, sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), is an annual forum for the review of innovations, technologies, and applications that address environmental and energy challenges faced by the U.S. Department of Defense and other federal agencies. The theme…
Geosyntec will be well represented at the 8th International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, organized and presented by Battelle in Monterey, California.More than 1,500 scientists, engineers, regulators, and other environmental professionals representing universities, government site management and regulatory agencies, and R&D and manufacturing firms from around the world are expected to attend the conference May 21-24, 2012.Among them will be more than 50 Geosyntec professionals, with 21 giving platform talks and 16…
Breakthrough air-emission sampling technology for power plants is the subject of a presentation by Geosyntec chemical engineer Brian Adair at the American Public Power Association's (APPA) Engineering and Operations Technical Conference, set for April 15-18 in Cleveland, Ohio.Adair, a member of Geosyntec's expanding air practice who is based in Charlotte, N.C., will present at 3:30 p.m. April 17 on "Simultaneous Real-Time Monitoring of SO2, SO3, NH3 and H2O." During his session, Adair will describe emerging…
ATLANTA — Geosyntec Consultants today announced it has acquired Ford Consulting Group Ltd (FCG), one of the leading contaminated land consultancies in the United Kingdom.Effective as of March 31, the firm will operate as Ford Consulting Group, a Geosyntec Company. The FCG team of 14 hydrogeologists, engineers, and environmental scientists based in Delph, U.K., with a satellite location in Dublin, Ireland, will join Geosyntec's team of more than 900 engineers, scientists, and other specialists worldwide."With…
Geosyntec Consultants is pleased to announce the arrival of a new group of senior practitioners to the firm at offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. Please join us in welcoming these experienced engineers, scientists, and innovators to the Geosyntec Family of Companies.Thom Bristol Senior Scientist, Geosyntec Columbia, SCThom Bristol has more than 13 years of experience in environmental consulting, managing client projects involving environmental permitting and regulatory compliance, water and natural…
Geosyntec engineers and scientists are among the presenters and panel moderators this week at the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, being held May 20-24 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.Presented by the American Society of Civil Engineers' Environmental & Water Resources Institute, this year's congress includes about 700 oral and poster presentations running in 14 concurrent tracks addressing topic areas that span the environmental and water resources industry in the United States.Participating in the 2012 congress…
Mary deFlaun, Ph.D. and a principal environmental scientist for Geosyntec, is to address the Coal Combustion Product (CCP) Remediation Meeting hosted by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) in Colorado on July 11.Dr. deFlaun will present In Situ Biosequestration of Arsenic in Groundwater just after 2 p.m. at the Renaissance Boulder Flatiron Hotel, 500 Flatiron Blvd. in Broomfield.This summer meeting for members of EPRI's CCP Environmental Issues Program will focus primarily on technical presentations related…
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry SETAC North America 33rd Annual Meeting November 11-15, 2012 Long Beach, California Booth 312Geosyntec Participants:Principal Ravi Arulanantham (Oakland) Senior Staff Scientist Karen Berry-Spark (Toronto) Staff Toxicologist April Brandon (Tampa) Principal Ruth Custance (Santa Barbara) Staff Engineer Scott Mansell (Santa Barbara) Project Scientist Meghan Schuck (Chicago) Senior Toxicologist Tamara Sorell (Boston) Principal Keith Tolson (Tampa) Senior Toxicologist Cathy Villaroman (Santa Barbara)For More Information:Ruth Custance 805-979-9139 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
ATLANTA and OAKLAND — Geosyntec Consultants is pleased to announce that President and CEO Rudy Bonaparte and Senior Principal Michael Kavanaugh have been inducted into the inaugural class of the Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Academy of Distinguished Alumni at the University of California, Berkeley.Drs. Bonaparte and Kavanaugh are among 26 distinguished individuals initiated into the charter class of the Academy at a ceremony held at the University Club of UC Berkeley's California Memorial Stadium…
Mary deFlaun, Ph.D., BCES, a principal environmental scientist based in Geosyntec's Princeton office, has been appointed to serve a three-year term on the Certification by Eminence Committee of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES).The 12 members of the committee administer the "Certification by Eminence" pathway for the three environmental accreditations bestowed by the AAEES — the Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE), the Board Certified Environmental Engineering Member (BCEEM), and the Board Certified…
Members of the Geosyntec Consultants team specializing in construction management, contaminant hydrogeology, and remediation engineering will be among attendees of the 7th Annual Conference on Design and Construction Issues at Hazardous Waste Sites (DCHWS), set for April 10-12 in Philadelphia.The event, organized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), is one of the nation's leading forums for professionals who design and address construction issues at hazardous waste…
Members of the Geosyntec team are attendees of the 22nd Annual International Conference on Soil, Water, Energy and Air and the Association of Environmental Health and Sciences (AEHS) Meeting , under way through March 22 in San Diego.Geosyntec's San Diego office is a sponsor for this annual gathering of environmental professionals and the environmental science community, which facilitates the exchange of information of technological advances, new scientific achievements, and the effectiveness of standing environmental regulation…
Members of the Geosyntec team will be well represented as part of the speaker line up at Geo-Congress 2012 , set for March 25-29 in Oakland, Calif.The annual event, sponsored by the Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), is among the leading geotechnical engineering professional conferences in the world. Industry leaders have been selected to address the state of the practice for geotechnical engineering, and dozens of senior professionals have been tapped…
Marcus Quigley, a principal civil and environmental engineer based in Geosyntec's Brookline, Massachusetts office, and Jane Clary, senior water resources scientist at Wright Water Engineers, Inc., in Denver, Colorado, presented a nationwide webinar Feb. 15 on urban stormwater BMP performance in the Chesapeake Bay.Marcus and Jane conducted their webinar, Refining Expectations for Urban Stormwater BMP Performance in the Chesapeake Bay: Results of New Targeted Analyses of the International Stormwater BMP Database, in collaboration with the…
Engineers and scientists from Geosyntec Consultants are excited to be among the participants at the 41st Annual Conference on Environmental Law , set for March 22-24 in Salt Lake City, Utah.The event, organized by the American Bar Association's Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, will address the core areas of environmental practice and the emerging and evolving legal issues surrounding them. Leading attorneys, academics, in-house counsel, NGO and government representatives, and environmental management consultants will…
Two of Geosyntec's air practitioners will be among the presenters and attendees of the 2nd Annual BioEnergy Symposium, set for March 13-14 on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.The event is hosted by the UNC Charlotte IDEAS Center and its Environmental Assistance Office, an educational and community outreach unit. This year's event will focus on transportation biofuels and will include sessions on market, feedstocks, policies, and investment outlooks. Speakers include academics,…
Geosyntec Consultants is pleased to announce the Notice of Award for a Basic Ordering Agreement for the Technical Services Supporting Water Security and Sustainability Program at U.S. Army Garrison Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield (HAAF).The U.S. Departments of Energy and Defense have partnered to provide applied research and technical support for securing the nation's drinking water and wastewater systems. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory and its operating contractor, UT Battelle, selected Geosyntec to provide…
Members of the Geosyntec Consultants team specializing in the long-term management and beneficial use of landfill gas (LFG) will be among the presenters and attendees of the 35th Annual Landfill Gas Symposium, set for March 19-22 in Orlando, Fla.The event, organized by the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), is considered to be a leading international forum on LFG utilization and technology. During the four-day gathering, attendees examine beneficial use of LFG; methane offset…
Scott Drew, LSRP, an environmental scientist in Geosyntec's Princeton office, will kick off a breakfast seminar series March 13 that addresses the updated Vapor Intrusion Technical Guidance of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP).The event, sponsored by Alpha Analytics, will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn in Edison, NJ. The morning series is designed to assist environmental professionals in their efforts to comply with the requirements for assessing the vapor…
SiREM and Tersus Environmental announced today the signing of a Sales Agency Agreement between the two firms.Under the terms of the agreement, Tersus Environmental will market, promote and sell SiREM's bioaugmentation cultures — KB-1 and KB-1 Plus — as well as Gene-Trac molecular testing services and treatability studies.
Geosyntec water science experts are excited to be among the participants at the 30th Annual Water Law Conference , set for Feb. 22-25 in San Diego.The event, organized by the American Bar Association's Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, will address emerging national and international water issues against the backdrop of 30 years of water law. Leading attorneys, academics, in-house counsel, NGO and government representatives, environmental management consultants, and water quality professionals will discuss pressing…