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Farallon's Portland Office Welcomes Eric Mapson
June 25, 2015
Eric Mapson has joined Farallon’s growing Portland office as a Staff Environmental Scientist.  Eric has more than 7 years of experience in the environmental consulting field, and has successfully performed or managed hundreds of Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, Phase II Limited Site Investigations, and Property Condition Assessments in accordance with ASTM guidelines and client-specific...
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New California Industrial General Permit: Prepare Now for Compliance
June 10, 2015
After 18 years, the California Industrial General Permit (IGP) is getting a makeover, bringing significant changes for industry. Understanding how these changes affect your business and preparing now for compliance is vital. Starting July 1, 2015, industries will be required to submit all permit-related documents electronically via the Stormwater Multi-Application Reporting & Tracking System...
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Farallon and Duke Construction Volunteer with Woape in Sandy, Oregon
June 3, 2015
Woape (woh-ah-pay) is an educational youth program based in Sandy, Oregon that provides community- and occupation-based teaching resulting in spiritual, emotional, mental, and physical development and well-being.  Learning experiences take place in both indoor and outdoor classrooms, including a 2-acre community garden.  Program participants work in the garden throughout the summer, eventually...
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Farallon Oakland Goes Green
April 29, 2015
Farallon is pleased to announce that its Oakland, California office had been certified as a Green Business. The California Green Business Program requires certified businesses to demonstrate a commitment to recycling, energy and water conservation, and pollution prevention. This year, more than 2,800 California Green Businesses have saved 822,677 metric tons of CO2 and 124,312,888 gallons of...
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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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