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Introducing Gary Hokkanen, Farallon's California Operations Manager
March 3, 2014
Farallon is pleased to introduce Mr. Gary E. Hokkanen as Principal Hydrogeologist and California Operations Manager. Gary brings over 30 years of industry experience, a Master of Science degree in Hydrogeology from the University of Waterloo, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Minnesota.  Gary has extensive experience in the investigation and remediation...
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Farallon's Portland Office Hires Two
January 13, 2014
Farallon recently welcomed Ms. Sarah Glathar, Project Manager/Compliance Specialist, and Mr. Paul Garvin, Project Hydrogeologist, as new technical staff in Farallon’s Portland, Oregon office. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Oregon State University and has 9 years of experience in the environmental industry.  She has managed the implementation of...
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Craig W. Ware Joins Farallon’s Portland Office
January 10, 2014
Farallon recently welcomed Craig Ware, as a Principal Hydrogeologist in its Portland, Oregon office. Craig has 27 years of experience in the geologic and environmental consulting field, including 24 years in the Pacific Northwest providing consulting services to both private and public sector clients on the West Coast and nationwide. The addition of this skilled environmental professional in...
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Farallon Welcomes Amber Bailey and Ryan Ostrom
November 25, 2013
Farallon recently welcomed two new Staff Environmental Scientists:  Ms. Amber Bailey; and Mr. Ryan Ostrom.  Both work from Farallon’s Issaquah headquarters. Amber earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Honors Environmental Studies, with an emphasis in stormwater management and Geographic Information Systems (GIS), from the University of Washington.  Amber’s industry experience includes stormwater...
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Farallon Introduces Three New Staff
November 1, 2013
Farallon is pleased to introduce three employees who have been welcomed to the firm: Ms. Jennifer L. Moore joined Farallon’s Environmental Scientists Group as an Associate Scientist. Jen has over 12 years of professional experience in the environmental consulting industry that includes subsurface investigations, remedial actions, permit compliance, hazardous waste characterization and management...
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Farallon Introduces Scott Allin, R.E.P.A., and Sacramento, California Office
September 23, 2013
Farallon is very pleased to introduce Mr. Scott Allin, R.E.P.A., Principal Environmental Scientist and Office Manager of its newly opened branch office in Sacramento, California.  While Farallon has delivered environmental consulting services and project oversight for California projects since the firm’s inception, establishment of a Sacramento office provides the local presence of a seasoned...
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Award For Wastewater Management
August 1, 2013
Farallon’s ongoing efforts to manage wastewater at the BNSF Railway Company Wastewater Treatment Plant have resulted in BNSF’s receiving the King County Industrial Waste Program Commitment-to-Compliance Award.  This prestigious award, presented to only six companies throughout King County, was earned by meeting or exceeding wastewater discharge permit requirements for 5 consecutive years. ...
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Going Greener Program Making an Impact
July 11, 2013
Farallon’s Going Greener campaign continues in full swing after being formally unveiled in January 2012 complete with a new Going Greener logo. A new green work environment theme was featured each month during 2012, and measurable improvements have been identified on several fronts. January’s Reduce Electricity Use theme included installation of motion-sensor light switches in the Issaquah office...
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Farallon Survey Results Are In
January 2, 2013
As part of its continuous improvement effort, Farallon conducted a Client Satisfaction Survey in November 2012 to obtain client feedback about the service they receive from Farallon. A broad representation of Farallon clients were selected to participate in the independently administered electronic survey. The survey response exceeded expectations for both the rate of response (nearly 60 percent...
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Phase I Environmental Site Assessments: Not All Are Created Equal
October 9, 2012
When it comes to selecting a consulting firm to conduct a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (Phase I ESA), we know you have a lot of choices. Whether the Phase I ESA is being conducted as part of the due diligence process associated with a property transaction or to meet another objective, you want documentation that thoroughly and accurately assesses potential environmental liabilities....
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