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EEC exhibited at the 28th Annual Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite, CA to Feature PFAS

EEC Environmental (EEC) exhibited at the 28th Annual Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite at the Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite, October 17-20, 2019. The Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite® is nationally recognized as the largest and most prestigious gathering in California of leaders in environmental, land use, and natural resources law. EEC featured our expertise in tackling Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) which pose a serious human health risk leading to

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Tina Bickerstaff joins EEC to head up east coast operations

EEC Environmental is pleased to welcome Ms. Tina Bickerstaff, CPG, PG to its Mid-Atlantic Team of environmental professionals. Tina joins EEC with more than 29 years of professional experience as its East Coast Regional Branch Manager. She is a Certified Professional Geologist (CPG) with national and state registrations and has held responsibility for the coordination, management and completion of all aspects of site investigations, remediation, environmental compliance programs, and regulatory

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Latest News: California Sets the Lowest Notification Levels for PFAS in the Country

The California State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water (DDW), has accepted the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment’s (OEHHA) recent recommendation on new lower Notification Levels (NLs) for PFOA and for PFOS. On August 23, 2019, the DDW announced it established notification levels for PFOS and PFOA at 6.5 parts per trillion for PFOS and 5.1 parts per trillion for PFOA. These new levels are set at

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New Gulf Coast/Houston Area Office

EEC Environmental is excited to announce the opening of our newest office in Lake Charles, Louisiana. For more than 2 decades support of the oil & gas industry has been a cornerstone of our business practice. Recent existing projects and opportunities have created a growing need for a EEC presence in the Louisiana Gulf Coast/Houston region, which our new office fills. EEC’s full suite of environmental, engineering, compliance, and technology

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EEC Presented at 35th Annual Tri-State Seminar in Las Vegas

EEC presented at the latest Tri-State Seminar in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 6th – 8th.  EEC’s Joseph Jenkins spoke about the fats, oils, and grease (FOG) scoring system EEC has developed to effectively categorize risk-based food service establishment (FSE).  The abstract for the talk can be found here. (more…)

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Engineering Intern

EEC Environmental is seeking a self-motivated engineering student for a paid summer internship at our office in Orange, CA. The ideal candidate will have completed at least 2 years of undergraduate level courses at an ABET-accredited university in a civil engineering program (or other related field). Take this opportunity to gain real-world experience at an exciting, national environmental consulting firm while working alongside staff engineers and geologists on a variety

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Environmental Project Manager

EEC is a national environmental consulting firm that specializes in assessment and remediation of soil, soil gas and groundwater; environmental compliance; and storm and wastewater design and consulting. EEC is headquartered in Orange, California, and has a regional office in Annapolis, Maryland. The firm has experienced consistent growth throughout its 24-year history that has been driven by a philosophy of providing high-level, rapid turnaround, cost-effective environmental services for clients while

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Staff Environmental Scientist

EEC Environmental is seeking a self-motivated, self-sufficient entry-level geologist, environmental engineer, or other related discipline at our office in Orange, CA. The ideal candidate will be motivated to develop and build their personal knowledge and skills to assist with the growth and success of the office.  Excellent teamwork and organizational skills are required, attention to detail is critical for this position. A successful candidate will work alongside engineers and geologists on

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Construction Technician

EEC Environmental is seeking a self-motivated, self-sufficient entry-level to mid-level construction technician at our office in Orange, CA.  The ideal candidate will be motivated to develop and build their personal knowledge and skills to assist with the growth and success of the construction team. A construction technician will perform general labor duties in all weather conditions and will collaborate with the other crew members to complete work safely and efficiently.

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Staff Engineer

EEC Environmental is seeking a self-motivated, self-sufficient entry-level environmental engineer, or other related discipline at our office in Orange, CA. The ideal candidate will be motivated to develop and build their personal knowledge and skills to assist with the growth and success of the office.  EEC Environmental is seeking a self-motivated, self-sufficient entry-level engineer with design experience/interest at our office in Orange, CA. The ideal candidate will be motivated to

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TSCA and the Pollution Prevention Act Compliance

Understanding an Environmental Site Assessment

An ESA, short for Environmental Site Assessment, is an evaluation of a property for the purposes of identifying any existing or potential environmental issues. ESAs are ordered during the due diligence period of the sale of a property by lenders and purchasers to avoid contamination liabilities. ESAs are completed for commercial, industrial, and multi-family residential properties as well as undeveloped land. The Phase I ESA is also completed to support

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Stormwater Management Plans

Stormwater Management Planning Steps Stormwater management plans are required for most new commercial and residential developments, provide long-term plans for rainwater harnessing, modernization of antique water management systems and reinvigoration of communities through updated waterways and green spaces. Effective management of stormwater prevents flooding and contamination of water (more…)

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Wastewater Treatment Basics

Wastewater Treatment Basics Wastewater is generated after human and commercial consumption of water. The domestic use produces wastewater, also called sewage, from showers, sinks, various household cleaning appliances and flush toilets. Industrial and agriculture wastewater comes from water usage for various processes and washing and cleaning of products. Wastewater is directed to a wastewater treatment plant for removing pollutants before it can be released into (more…)

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EEC Environmental Spoke at the INEF 2018 Conference

EEC Environmental (EEC) presented and exhibited at the International Network of Environmental Forensics 2018 Annual Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, June 25-27, 2018. EEC’s Emily Vavricka spoke on how historical research methods are used in Environmental Forensic investigations in order to reconstruct past site histories and identify potentially responsible parties (PRPs) in environmental litigation cases. (more…)

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Implementing LID and Green Infrastructure BMPs

Implementing LID and Green Infrastructure Best Management Practices

Stormwater runoff is a major cause of water pollution in urban areas. Whatever doesn’t get soaked into the ground and filtered back into the natural water cycle floods and carries trash, bacteria, heavy metals, and other pollutants from the urban landscape into nearby water bodies. Higher flows as a result of heavy rains can also cause erosion and flooding in urban streams that damage habitat, property, and infrastructure. One can

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Wastewater Treatment Compliance

Wastewater Treatment Compliance and Meeting Regulatory Requirements

The treatment of wastewater is essential to ensuring public health and clean water. The process involves converting the wastewater into an effluent, or an outflowing of water to a receiving body of water, which can be directly reused or returned to the water cycle with minimal impact on the environment. However, before treated wastewater can be discharged to the water cycle, it must comply with local, state, and federal regulations.

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Industrial laundry washing machines in dry cleaner's workshop, PERC

Reducing PERC Contamination in Laundry and Dry Cleaning

Perchloroethylene or Tetrachloroethene (PCE, PERC) has been used as an effective dry cleaning solvent in dry cleaning facilities for a number of years. Today, it is the most commonly used solvent. However, PERC can pose health hazards if exposure is not adequately controlled. So, how can one reduce PERC contamination and workplace exposure in dry cleaning and industrial laundry facilities? Sources of PERC Contamination and Exposure Employees in dry cleaners can

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Regulatory Closure, Compliance & Negotiation for Litigation, EPA

EPA Compliance Requirements for Real Estate Construction and Property Development

Environmental and land use regulations can, frequently, become overwhelming. Understanding and complying with these regulations take away from time-sensitive projects, and unwanted fines ranging into the tens of millions of dollars for larger commercial or retail property can be more than daunting. So what are some of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) compliance requirements for real estate construction and property development? Clean Water Act (CWA) Permit Coverage If

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What Is GIS And How Is It Used?

Hundreds of thousands of organizations are using GIS to solve problems. But what is GIS, and how is it being used? GIS, or Geographic Information Systems, is a technological field that incorporates geographical features with tabular data for one to map, analyze, and assess real-world problems. According to Esri, the company that builds and manages ArcGIS, “a geographic information system (GIS) is a computer-based tool for mapping and analyzing things

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Stormwater Pollution Prevention

What Is Stormwater Management and Why Is It Important?

Stormwater management is the effort to reduce runoff of rainwater or melted snow into streets, lawns and other sites and the improvement of water quality, according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). When stormwater is absorbed into the soil, it is filtered and ultimately replenishes aquifers or flows into streams and rivers. However, when heavy rainwater hits, ground saturated by water creates excess moisture that runs across the

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