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First Place in Esri’s International Storytelling with Maps Contest

Exciting news! The story map we developed in collaboration with Greenbelt Land Trust won first place in the Conservation, Environment and Sustainability category of Esri’s storytelling with maps contest. The map journal takes you along a trail…

Jenny Axelrod Awards, GIS & Data Management
Stormwater BMPs – Recommendations for Oregon Tier II Corrective Actions

Many Oregon businesses were caught off-guard when the state lowered the effluent benchmark levels significantly in the 2012 update of the 1200-Z industrial stormwater permit. The resulting benchmark levels are so low that most industries…

Ada H. Banasik, PE Engineering, Environmental, Stormwater
Senior Hydrogeologist Tom Mullen Joins MFA

Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. (MFA) has hired Tom Mullen, a Senior Hydrogeologist with almost 30 years of experience in environmental consulting and project management, to serve the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene region. This strategic hire…

Jennifer King, PE, SPHR Environmental, Press Releases
Maul Foster & Alongi Named One of Oregon’s Top Workplaces by The Oregonian

Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. (MFA) was named as one of Oregon’s Top Workplaces for 2013. The company was placed in the ninth position in the ranking of top 50 small companies (with 150 employees or fewer). The Oregonian teamed with…

Ted Wall, PE Awards, Press Releases
Maul Foster & Alongi Named One of Washington’s Best Workplaces by Puget Sound Business Journal

Maul, Foster & Alongi (MFA) was named as one of Washington’s Best Workplaces by the Puget Sound Business Journal. The program was launched in 2007 to identify and recognize best practices in the hiring and retention of great people. After…

James J. Maul, RG, LHG Awards, Press Releases
Brownfield Updates

With the real estate market strengthening, there is increased interest in urban redevelopment. Many of these infill projects must address challenges from historical contamination. MFA will be participating in several upcoming conferences to…

Jim Darling Brownfield Redevelopment, Engineering, Environmental, Real Estate
Portland Business Journal Ranks MFA as a Top Environmental Consulting Firm

MFA has been named one of the top environmental consulting firms in the Portland metro area by the Portland Business Journal. Based on Metro environmental billings, MFA is ranked number one among locally owned firms. This is our second year…

Ted Wall, PE Awards, Press Releases
Upcoming Tribal Conference Sponsored by MFA

MFA will be presenting at a Tribal Conference focused on master planning for sustainable development in Indian Country on January 17th at the Swinomish Casino. This conference is intended for tribal leaders and staff, development…

Jim Darling Press Releases
MFA Planners and Analysts Support Regional Brownfield Scoping Project for Metro

Portland, OR –Following analysis and meetings with stakeholders, Metro staff, and council, Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. (MFA) recently submitted its report to Metro Regional Council describing its analysis of the potential economic and…

Ted Wall, PE Brownfield Redevelopment, Planning & Community Development, Press Releases
MFA Senior Engineer Wins Prestigious National Award

Stacy Frost, a senior engineer at Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. (MFA) in Vancouver, WA, has won the Edmund Friedman Young Engineer Award for Professional Achievement from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Originally from…

Jennifer King, PE, SPHR Awards, Engineering, Press Releases
Environmental Industry Expert Joins Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc.

MFA is pleased to announce the arrival of Tom McCue as a Principal Environmental Analyst in our Portland, Oregon office. Mr. McCue brings over 30 years of experience in the environmental compliance and remediation industry. Mr. McCue most…

Jennifer King, PE, SPHR Press Releases
MFA Presents at Brownfield Conferences

MFA will facilitate workshops on Integrated Planning for Cleanup and Redevelopment of Brownfield Properties at the Oregon Brownfield Conference in Portland and the Brownfields and Land Revitalization Conference in Spokane. These interactive…

Jim Darling Brownfield Redevelopment, Environmental, Press Releases
MFA Scientists and Engineers Invited to Present Findings at International Remediation Conference

Scientists and engineers from Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. have been invited to present findings from their work on remediation sites at the Battelle Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds conference in Monterey, California…

Erik Bakkom, PE Brownfield Redevelopment, Engineering, Environmental, Press Releases
Frost and Vidourek Recognized For Professional Service and Leadership

Stacy J. Frost, P.E., a Senior Engineer in Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. Vancouver office, has been awarded an “Oregon Stater Award for Outstanding Early Career Engineers” by the Oregon State University College of Engineering. Stacy…

Jennifer King, PE, SPHR Awards, Engineering, Events, Press Releases
MFA Staff appointed to the Blacksmith Institute Advisory Board

Jim Darling has been selected to the Blacksmith Institute’s Technical Advisory Board. The Blacksmith Institute is an international non profit organization dedicated to solving pollution problems in low and middle income countries, where…

Jim Darling Awards, Environmental, Press Releases
Washington State Brownfield Policy Recommendations

The Washington State legislature is considering a brownfield package of legislative actions (known as MTCA 3.0) to improve the ability to undertake and complete brownfield cleanup and redevelopment projects. The package contains a number of…

Jim Darling Brownfield Redevelopment, Environmental
MFA Supporting Smart Growth Policies Nationwide

MFA has been selected as part of a team of consultants, including Redevelopment Economics, to support Smart Growth America in hosting workshops with governors and high-level state officials to develop policies to support brownfield…

James J. Maul, RG, LHG Awards, Brownfield Redevelopment, Press Releases
Workshop: Contaminated Properties – A Development Perspective

On Thursday September 22, MFA is hosting a workshop designed to provide the latest information on key stages of brownfield redevelopment. This workshop will begin with a buffet breakfast at 7:30, followed by a presentation at 8:00 on…

James J. Maul, RG, LHG Brownfield Redevelopment, Environmental, Events
In-Water Construction Begins at Sediment Cleanup

Portland, Oregon. July 8 – With federal and state permits in hand, Zidell is moving their cleanup activities into the Willamette River in the South Waterfront neighborhood of Portland, Oregon. The issuance of the Clean Water Act (CWA)…

Erik Bakkom, PE Environmental, Planning & Community Development, Sediment
Brownfields & Land Revitalization 2011 Conference

At the May Brownfields & Land Revitalization 2011 Conference in Spokane, Washington, Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. (MFA) will be conducting an interactive workshop on the potential adaptive reuse of a contaminated site. Based on a real…

Jim Darling Brownfield Redevelopment, Engineering, Environmental, Events, Planning & Community Development, Press Releases
MFA’s Approach to Mechanical Integrity Used by EPA as Example of Best Practice

The current issue of EPA’s Chemical Emergency Prevention and Planning newsletter features Bill Beadie’s article on mechanical integrity programs in the section titled “Best Practices from the Field.”  The article describes a…

Bill Beadie, CIH Health & Safety, Press Releases
NOAA Biological Opinion Supports Sediment Cleanup Designed by MFA Scientists and Engineers

Portland, OR—As noted in the Oregon Business Journal, the regional administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA-Fisheries) has cleared the way for a significant cleanup and…

Erik Bakkom, PE Engineering, Environmental, Press Releases, Sediment
Knowledge from Experience: Stormwater and Sediment Conferences

Several MFA staff are presenting at conferences in February. Neil Alongi will be presenting at the Advanced Washington Stormwater Conference, February 7th at the Washington Convention Center in Seattle, Washington. His practical years of…

James J. Maul, RG, LHG Engineering, Environmental, Events, Press Releases, Sediment, Stormwater
EPA Profiles Successful Maul Foster & Alongi Remediation Project

The current issue of EPA’s Technology News and Trends provides a summary of the innovative enhanced bioremediation implemented by MFA at the Siltronic site in Portland, Oregon. The site was impacted by a release of trichloroethene (TCE),…

Michael Murray, RG, LHG Press Releases
Alistaire Clary Named SW Washington Operations Manager

Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. (MFA) is pleased to announce that Alistaire Clary was named the southwest Washington operations manager as part of the company’s recent strategic reorganization. Clary also serves on MFA’s seven-person board…

James J. Maul, RG, LHG Press Releases
Steve Taylor Named Managing Director

Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. (MFA) is pleased to announce that Steve Taylor’s role of managing director of MFA has expanded as a result of our strategic reorganization. Steve’s new responsibilities reflect the critical role he has played…

James J. Maul, RG, LHG Press Releases
Ted Wall Named Oregon Operations Manager

Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. (MFA) is pleased to announce that Ted Wall will be taking on the position of Oregon operations manager. MFA has reorganized its operations and management structure to better reflect the regional demands of its…

James J. Maul, RG, LHG Press Releases
Oregon Adopts Greenhouse Gas Rules

The proposed greenhouse gas (GHG) rule-making package developed by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) was adopted by unanimous decision of the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission on October 23, 2008. The rule-making…

James J. Maul, RG, LHG Environmental
DEQ Notifies Companies of Pending Carbon Emission Regulations

The potential regulation of GHG may be generating concern within your organization and could have real implications for your business. Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. can help you develop a strategic approach to managing GHG regulations. As…

Steven P. Taylor, PE Environmental
Maul Foster & Alongi Scientists Invited to Share Expertise at 2010 Battelle Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds

Ms. Amy Dvorak, Mr. Alan Hughes, and Mr. James Peale were invited to present at the Seventh International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds in Monterey, California, on May 24-27, 2010. Ms. Dvorak will…

James J. Maul, RG, LHG Press Releases
2010 Oregon Brownfields Conference & Awards Luncheon – April 6-7, 2010

The 2010 Oregon Brownfields Conference and Awards Luncheon will be an unparalleled learning and networking opportunity for brownfields practitioners, both novice and experienced. This two-day Conference is designed to provide attendees with…

Ada H. Banasik, PE Brownfield Redevelopment, Events, Press Releases