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Farallon 2016 Intern Valerie LeCompte
July 29, 2016
Valerie LeCompte, a geology student in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington, is Farallon’s 2016 intern.  After moving from Michigan to Seattle in 2010, she discovered the differences between the Great Lakes water system she was familiar with, and water conditions on the West Coast such as the drought in California and eastern Washington.  Seeing the fragility...
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Farallon After Hours: Amber Bailey and the Woman Warriors Project
July 25, 2016
Farallon Staff Environmental Scientist Amber Bailey’s love of the outdoors and interest in photography prompted an after-hours pursuit that’s not just fun, it’s inspirational. When she’s not assisting Farallon clients with stormwater compliance, Amber often is out hiking Washington backcountry with husband Andrew and their golden retriever Ozzie and 1-year-old husky Ripley.  Amber discovered that...
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Farallon Adds to Oregon and California Offices
July 13, 2016
Farallon’s Portland, Oregon office welcomed Senior Engineer Matt Hillyard, a Professional Engineer and Qualified Industrial Stormwater Practioner (QISP) with more than 15 years of experience in stormwater compliance, site inspection, Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan preparation, litigation support, and best management practice application at industrial and construction sites.  Matt has...
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Join us in Bend, Oregon to help celebrate our new space!
May 27, 2016
Farallon is pleased to announce the new location of its Bend, Oregon office.  We welcome you to join us Thursday, June 2 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. for an open house.  NEW LOCATION:Farallon Consulting 63040 Lower Meadow Drive, Suite 105 Bend, Oregon (541) 306-6981 Farallon’s Senior Environmental Scientist and Bend Office Manager Ms. Amber Hudspeth commented, “It’s very exciting to grow our service...
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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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