Industry News

Revisions to the ASTM E1527-13 Standard
June 19, 2018
Are you ready for another round of revisions to the ASTM E1527-13 Standard?  Farallon Principal Tina Huff is active in the due diligence community and is a member of the task group responsible for revising this Standard.  Her latest publication can be found in the Environmental Bankers Association 2018 Summer Journal here.
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Farallon Welcomes Principal Chris Kovac and Senior Engineer Suzy Stumpf
February 5, 2018
Farallon recently welcomed Principal Engineer Chris Kovac and Senior Design Engineer Suzy Stumpf, to its offices in Washington State. Chris joins Farallon’s Issaquah office bringing 23 years of experience as a licensed Professional Engineer in Washington, Oregon, California, and Alaska. Chris holds bachelor’s degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Washington and in Biology from San...
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Principal Engineer Chris Poulsen Joins Farallon's Portland Team
January 19, 2018
Civil Engineer Chris Poulsen joins Farallon as our newest Principal based in our Portland office.  Chris brings over 24 years of experience and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Nebraska.  He’s led large, multi-discipline projects involving soil, groundwater, and sediment remediation and stormwater management and design, and has a long track record...
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Farallon Welcomes Principals Chuck Esler and John Bird
December 19, 2017
Chuck Esler, a Principal Scientist, joins Farallon's Portland, Oregon office bringing more than 27 years of experience providing environmental consulting services to a wide array of commercial, industrial, and public sector clients.  His experience includes hundreds of environmental projects such as preliminary assessments; sediment, soil, soil gas, and groundwater investigations; remedial...
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Farallon Welcomes Principal Geologist Chris Moody
October 20, 2017
Chris Moody, a Principal Geologist, joins Farallon’s Portland, Oregon office, bringing 23 years of environmental consulting experience to the firm.  Chris has a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science and Applied Geology from Northern Arizona University.  He has served as a project manager or lead project geologist for remedial investigations/feasibility studies, sediment...
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Farallon Owners Sell Company to Employees
October 11, 2017
Farallon Consulting, L.L.C. (Farallon) Chief Executive Officer Amy Essig Desai announced that ownership of the firm was transferring to those most responsible for and invested in our continuing success:  our employees.  “At Farallon, our people have always been our most valuable resource,” said co-founder Peter Jewett.  “Their experience and expertise have made Farallon a leader in providing...
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Amy Essig Desai to Speak at the Environmental Industry Summit II
July 19, 2017
Farallon Chief Executive Officer Amy Essig Desai will speak at the Pacific Northwest Environmental Industry Summit II presented by Environmental Business International (EBI) in Seattle, Washington on July 27, 2017.  EBI will present regional and state market statistics and forecasts, and interactive panels will discuss industry drivers, new practice areas, managing growth and mergers and...
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Rob Leet and Pete Kingston Join the Farallon Team
May 23, 2017
Farallon recently welcomed Rob Leet, Senior Geologist, and Pete Kingston, Associate Geologist, as new technical staff in Farallon’s Seattle, Washington office. Rob holds a Ph.D. in Geophysics from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Science degree in Geosciences from Pennsylvania State University, and has over 26 years of experience in the environmental industry helping clients assess...
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Amy Essig Desai Announced as Farallon Chief Executive Officer
January 19, 2017
Farallon Consulting, L.L.C. is pleased to announce that Ms. Amy Essig Desai has been named Chief Executive Officer.  Amy has been with Farallon since 2002, and a Member since 2008.  Farallon Co-Founders Peter Jewett and Clifford Schmitt will continue to provide technical expertise to clients and will transition into a leadership structure supported by a Board of Directors as Amy serves in the...
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Climate Resiliency and Green Remediation
January 16, 2017
Farallon is assisting the Washington State Department of Ecology in evaluating state cleanup sites and landfills that may be vulnerable to climate change impacts such as sea level rise, wildfires, flooding, and landslides.  Farallon’s research into ways to make projects more resilient to climate change includes assessing vulnerabilities, compiling mitigation technologies, and providing support...
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