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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Stacy Patterson Named Farallon Principal
August 12, 2015
Farallon is proud to announce that Ms. Stacy Patterson, Environmental Services Group Manager, has been promoted to Principal Environmental Scientist.  Stacy’s 21 years of experience includes environmental compliance support, industrial stormwater management, health and safety program administration, and site investigation and remediation.  In her 5 years with Farallon, Stacy has become the firm’s...
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Tina Huff Becomes Farallon Principal
July 30, 2015
Ms. Tina Huff, R.E.P.A., has been promoted to Principal Regulatory Specialist.  Tina has over 15 years of professional environmental consulting experience with Farallon, progressing rapidly from staff-level roles through senior-level responsibilities.  Tina is an Environmental Professional who has conducted and managed thousands of environmental assessments and compliance audits throughout the...
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Farallon Receives Waste Prevention and Recycling Honor
July 24, 2015
Farallon has been honored by the King County Solid Waste Division as a Best Workplace for Waste Prevention and Recycling.  The significant impact made by the local businesses selected for their commitment to reducing waste sent to the landfill was acknowledged by King County Executive Dow Constantine:  “These companies deserve special recognition for demonstrating their ingenuity and commitment...
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Farallon Announces New Members Craig Ware, Gary Hokkanen, and Dave West
July 21, 2015
Farallon is pleased to announce that Craig Ware, Gary Hokkanen, and Dave West have become Farallon Members, assuming an ownership interest in the firm.  Craig Ware is a Principal Hydrogeologist with 28 years of environmental consulting experience and serves as Farallon’s Oregon Operations Manager.  Craig has extensive experience conducting remedial investigations and feasibility studies,...
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Steve Figgins and Gary Hokkanen Speak at EECMA Conference
July 12, 2015
Farallon Principals Steve Figgins and Gary Hokkanen participated in presentations at the  (EECMA) Conference held recently in Orlando, Florida.  Steve’s presentation, attended by over 150 insurance firm representatives, attorneys, claims managers, and consultants, focused on the conflict over scarce water in California’s drought-wracked central basin area, where agricultural and petroleum-...
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2015 NEBC Stormwater Conference Highlights
July 12, 2015
Heightened stormwater management requirements sparked strong interest in the 2015 Northwest Environmental Business Council (NEBC) Managing Stormwater conferences held recently in Washington and Oregon.  Among the 750 conference attendees were several stormwater specialists from Farallon’s Washington and Oregon offices, keeping apprised of industry developments to better support client stormwater...
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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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