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2016 Managing Stormwater in Oregon
May 20, 2016
Farallon is proud to be a sponsor of the 2016 Managing Stormwater in Oregon conference presented by the Northwest Environmental Business Council.  These annual stormwater conferences bring together regulated companies, regulators, and service providers to discuss the challenges of handling stormwater in our region. Again this year, Farallon will be a presenter, sharing its stormwater expertise...
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Farallon's Margaret Oscilia Teams with Engineers Without Borders
March 18, 2016
Farallon Project Engineer Margaret Oscilia recently spent a week in Honduras with Engineers Without Borders – USA (EWB), a nonprofit organization consisting of 15,900 international engineers that strives to build a better world through engineering.  Partnering with residents in communities throughout 45 countries, EWB members develop solutions to improve water supply, sanitation, energy,...
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Farallon Portland Volunteers at Park Restoration Event
February 29, 2016
Staff from Farallon’s Portland office recently took part in a volunteer event supporting the restoration of Kelley Point Park, a popular city park bounded by the Columbia Slough and the Willamette and Columbia Rivers.  The Farallon team got their hands dirty, planting native vegetation and placing mulch in an effort to provide habitat for native creatures and improve water quality.  The rainy...
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Donation Drive Stirs Competitive Spirits at Farallon
February 11, 2016
Farallon employees banded together in late November to support the United Way goal of alleviating poverty and food insecurity for children.  Farallon chose the theme “Keeping Families Stable” for the donation drive, which raised money for families in King County and communities local to our Washington, Oregon, and California offices. Farallon kicked off the donation drive with a volunteer...
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The Future is Bright
January 27, 2016
Thought-provoking discussions, a shared vision for the firm’s future, and strengthened work relationships highlighted the 2015 all-staff Farallon retreat at Suncadia Resort in Washington’s Cascade Mountains.  The firm’s well-established strategic growth initiative and commitment to its distinctive culture and core values have generated steady growth in the number of service areas, office...
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KIRO TV Features Innovative Cleanup in Skykomish, Washington
December 3, 2015
Seattle television news station KIRO recently featured the innovative railyard cleanup work being conducted to restore the small town of Skykomish, Washington.  View the story of the successful cleanup action and Farallon's creative solution to clean up the historic local schoolhouse here.  
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Tracey Mulhern and David Johnson Promoted
October 29, 2015
Farallon is pleased to announce the promotions of Tracey Mulhern, L.G., to Associate Geologist, and David Johnson, P.E., to Associate Engineer. Tracey, a member of Farallon’s Bellingham office, has 14 years of experience in environmental due diligence, site characterization, and remediation/cleanup actions.  Her project management and client representation skills have been highlighted in her...
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Farallon "Mussels" Up For Washington State Regional Stormwater Monitoring Program
October 29, 2015
An army of volunteers fanned out along Puget Sound over several nights this week to help anchor cages of live native Penn Cove mussels at the zero tide water line in support of the Washington State Regional Stormwater Monitoring Program.  The volunteer effort is being led by the Washington State Department of Ecology and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to assess the ongoing...
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Farallon Adds Natural Resources Services, Opens Baker City, Oregon Office
October 23, 2015
Farallon is proud to announce its expansion into natural resources consulting with the opening of its Baker City, Oregon office.  The addition of Senior Ecologist Peggy Browne and Staff Environmental Scientists Sara Haynes and Parker Emahiser enables Farallon to provide a range of natural resource services across the western United States. Ms. Browne, who holds a Master of Science degree in...
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Farallon Welcomes Teresa Michelsen to its Issaquah, Washington Office
September 1, 2015
Environmental Scientist and Geochemist Dr. Teresa Michelsen is Farallon’s newest addition.  Teresa brings 26 years of experience in aquatic site investigation and cleanup, regulatory support and permitting, expert witness and litigation support, and alternative dispute resolution.  She has provided technical assistance for and oversight of investigations and cleanups of sediment sites in...
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