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Farallon Welcomes Lori Pettegrew to its Oakland Office
April 24, 2015
Senior Environmental Scientist Ms. Lori Pettegrew is the newest addition to Farallon’s Oakland, California office. Lori has more than 25 years of experience with regulatory compliance, stormwater program management and implementation, and waste discharge permitting. Her regulatory compliance experience in California includes an extensive history of successful negotiation with California Regional...
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Farallon Awarded for Support of Military Employees
April 15, 2015
As an active member of the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve, Farallon Staff Geologist Jerome Chen takes action when military duty calls him to serve, responding to releases of hazardous chemicals in the waterways of the Pacific Northwest.  Farallon actively supports its military employees, and Jerome has appreciated the firm's flexibility in balancing his U.S. Coast Guard obligations with his work at...
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Steve Figgins and Gary Hokkanen to Present at EECMA 2015
April 6, 2015
Farallon Principals Steve Figgins and Gary Hokkanen will bring their expertise to the Emerging and Environmental Claims Managers Association (EECMA) Conference April 29 - May 1, 2015 in Orlando, Florida.  Water science expert Steve Figgins of Farallon’s Irvine, California office will join Bassi Edlin Huie & Blum attorneys Noel Edlin and Erin K. Poppler in presenting how California’s...
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Farallon Compliance Specialist Sarah Glathar to Present at GOSH
March 5, 2015
Sarah Glathar, CHMM, offers her expertise as a Compliance Specialist at the 34th biennial Oregon Governor’s Occupational Safety & Health conference March 9 to 12 in Portland.  Sarah will present two courses on Wednesday March 11: 1.  Just Do It:  Survive (and Thrive) During the Environmental and Safety Inspection will offer tips on how to successfully go through an inspection with regulatory...
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Farallon Introduces Dr. Katherine Dlubac
March 4, 2015
Farallon is proud to introduce Katherine Dlubac, Ph.D., as a Staff Scientist.  Katherine earned Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Geophysics from Stanford University, with an emphasis on the use of geophysical methods to characterize the properties of near-surface soil and groundwater as they pertain to flow, contaminant transport, and production.  Industry experience includes collecting and...
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Tiffany Perrin Joins Farallon's Issaquah Office
March 4, 2015
Farallon welcomes Ms. Tiffany Perrin as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Professional Senior Analyst in its Issaquah, Washington headquarters.  Tiffany brings 20 years of GIS experience to Farallon projects, which she supports using geospatial analysis, image processing, cartographic design, and database management.  Her expertise with GIS and environmental analysis augments Farallon’s...
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Cliff Nale Joins Farallon's Issaquah Office
February 6, 2015
Farallon is pleased to introduce Mr. Clifford J. Nale, L.G., as a Project Geologist joining the team in the firm’s Issaquah, Washington headquarters. Cliff has over 21 years of experience as a Geologist/Hydrogeologist and Program/Project Manager that includes remediation system management, construction management, and writing of California Environmental Quality Act/National Environmental Policy...
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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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Let’s Stomp out Breast Cancer
January 26, 2015
For the second straight year, Farallon employees will join the Women in Environment Team to raise money and awareness by taking part in the national Tubbs Romp to Stomp Out Breast Cancer Snowshoe Series.  Over the previous 12 years, Romp to Stomp has raised more than $2.8 million for Susan G. Komen. Will Beth and Emerald wear pink tutus with their snowshoes? Check back in February to find out.
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Farallon Shares for the Holidays
January 9, 2015
Farallon cares for our communities, at the holidays and every day.  In the spirit of supporting our local communities Farallon donates to charities chosen by employees in all eight of our offices and by our clients in lieu of sending holiday cards. For example, our Portland office chose CASA, a group supporting foster children; our Oakland office supports the Alameda County Community Food Bank;...
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