Industry News

Managing Stormwater in Washington: Farallon Sponsors NEBC 2015
February 4, 2015
Northwest Environmental Business Council’s stormwater conferences bring together regulated companies, regulators, and service providers to discuss the challenges of handling stormwater in the Pacific Northwest.  Farallon is proud to be a sponsor of this year’s event, demonstrating its commitment to the industry.  Farallon's Tom Long will contribute his stormwater expertise in a “Stormwater...
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Award For Wastewater Management
August 1, 2013
Farallon’s ongoing efforts to manage wastewater at the BNSF Railway Company Wastewater Treatment Plant have resulted in BNSF’s receiving the King County Industrial Waste Program Commitment-to-Compliance Award.  This prestigious award, presented to only six companies throughout King County, was earned by meeting or exceeding wastewater discharge permit requirements for 5 consecutive years. ...
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Phase I Environmental Site Assessments: Not All Are Created Equal
October 9, 2012
When it comes to selecting a consulting firm to conduct a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (Phase I ESA), we know you have a lot of choices. Whether the Phase I ESA is being conducted as part of the due diligence process associated with a property transaction or to meet another objective, you want documentation that thoroughly and accurately assesses potential environmental liabilities....
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Stormwater Regulatory Developments: Construction and Logging Operations
February 24, 2011
Recent stormwater-related developments have heightened regulatory requirements for construction and logging operations.  Highlights of these developments and sources for additional information are provided below.  The engineering and stormwater management professionals at Farallon Consulting can assist you with these requirements to ensure compliance. CONSTRUCTION STORMWATER GENERAL PERMIT...
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Vapor Intrusion, Mitigating Stakeholder Risk
June 30, 2009
July 30, 2009 Is Vapor Intrusion the Next Regulatory Juggernaut? Forthcoming rules on vapor intrusion are likely to rival those of asbestos in the 1980s. By Carla Brock Farallon Consulting Vapor intrusion, if you haven't heard about it yet, you soon will, especially if you own, manage or occupy a building that is located on or near a contaminated property. The state Department of Health defines...
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Don't Let Your Site be Taken to the Cleaners
July 29, 2004
By Richard W. McManus Farallon Consulting July 29, 2004 So you plan to sell that strip mall you purchased 25 years ago to provide a nice, comfortable retirement — until soil and groundwater contamination is discovered when a prospective buyer conducts a routine environmental investigation. Consultants are frequently called upon to assess contamination that remained undiscovered until a pending...
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