Ask the Expert – Brandon Dean

Brandon Dean is a project engineer and team member of the Remediation service line, as well as a project manager/technical lead for our Renewables Solar Energy group. He brings a strong background in chemical engineering and process controls with a specialization in environmental and sustainable engineering. What do you like best about the work you

Ask the Expert – Cameron Dixon

Senior Engineer and Project Manager Cameron Dixon has over a decade of experience in remediation project design, management, and technical leadership, with expertise in the design and construction of remedial solutions. His design work focuses on remediation projects with large civil components, such as excavation, stabilization/solidification, consolidation, capping, and barrier walls for both upland and

CLIENT ALERT: Environmental Justice and Regulatory Impacts

On January 27, 2021, the Biden Administration put forth Executive Order 14008, creating the White House Environmental Justice Interagency Council. Environmental Justice (EJ), as defined by the EPA, is “the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation and enforcement of

Ask the Expert – Damani Parran

Sr. Toxicologist Damani Parran, Ph.D., DABT, is a business-minded Product Safety & Regulatory Affairs Leader offering extensive experience leading regulatory toxicology operations and strategy across numerous industries. At EHS Support, Damani works as part of the core technical team within the Sediment and Risk Assessment (SRA) Service Line and provides technical support to projects across

CLIENT ALERT: Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Invests in US Brownfields

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), signed into law on November 15, 2021, includes a significantly higher amount of new funding available for US brownfields infrastructure. The IIJA invests more than $1.5 billion through USEPA’s Brownfields Program and funds over 350 programs to support the planning, construction, and operation of a variety of public infrastructure

Ask the Expert – Andrew Fowler

EHS Support Senior Geologist Andrew Fowler, Ph.D., has over 15 years of combined consulting and research experience developing localized and basin-scale geologic, geochemical, and hydrological conceptual models. A geology, aqueous geochemistry, and GIS expert, he thrives at managing multiple tasks for complex projects. He also has extensive experience with soil and groundwater contamination investigation, remediation,

Summer Intern Spotlight – Renuka Benjamin

EHS Support is pleased to announce that we’ve recently brought on Renuka Benjamin as a summer intern for our Remediation Service Line. A resident of Lisle, Illinois, Renuka is currently in her third year at the University of Illinois – Champaign, where she is working toward a Bachelor of Science in Geology, with a minor

Summer Intern Spotlight – Ellende Chongolola

In support of our Strategic Growth Project initiative, EHS Support is launching a Summer Internship Program this year. We have assembled a multi-disciplinary team from science and engineering backgrounds with varying knowledge in hydrogeology, ecology, chemistry, economics, and data science/geographic information systems. Each week we’ll be spotlighting a different intern to share their skills, interests, and experience

Internship Review – Samuel Ast

Samuel Ast began his career with EHS Support in February 2022 as an intern in the Remediation Service Line. Recently, Sam accepted a full-time position as an engineer for EHS Support’s Remediation Service Line. We asked him about his experience during his 6-months as an intern. What are some of the things you worked on

ITRC Soil Background and Risk Assessment Live Webinar

On Thursday, June 23, EHS Support’s Project Risk Assessor and Data Analyst Chrissy Peterson will serve on a panel of experts for the Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (ITRC) Soil Background and Risk Assessment (SBR) live webinar. Attendees will watch training videos developed for the ITRC SBR guidance document. Afterward, they will have the opportunity

Strategic Growth Project Update: Fluoride Fate and Transport

The geochemistry of fluoride and chemical reactions that control fluoride fate and transport in the natural environment have been widely studied and are well understood. Geochemical and reactive transport models using software like PHREEQC and Geochemists’ Workbench® are useful for evaluating processes affecting fluoride fate and transport in natural environments but have important limitations when

EHS Support to Present at Battelle Chlorinated Conference, May 22

The Twelfth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds will be held May 22-26, at the Palm Springs (Calif.) Convention Center. If you’re planning on attending, don’t miss EHS Support’s Project Scientist Laurel Seus, Sr. Engineer John Bartos, and Sr. Geologist Martin Schmidt, who will be there presenting on some of the more