Process Safety Management: Can We Please Stop Saying, “If You Didn’t Document It, It Didn’t Happen”?
Ask ten people about process safety management (PSM), and chances are at least seven of them will tell you about mountains of paperwork designed primarily to keep auditors happy. They might say, “I spend so much time doing paperwork that I…Bill Beadie, CIH
The reauthorization of the Federal Brownfields program is starting to wind through Congress and was recently passed by the US House of Representatives. The current proposal (HR 3017) being reviewed by the Senate, which is always subject…Jim Darling
This article originally appeared the September/October edition of CityVision Magazine. Take a minute to think about the staff at your city with the most experience and expertise. Do you rely on them to provide context for projects and…Tyler Vick
MFA is pleased to announce that Senior GIS Analyst, Erik Strandhagen, was awarded the honor of best presentation at the National Council for Air and Steam Improvement, Inc. (NCASI) West Coast Regional Meeting after serving as a speaker at the…Steven P. Taylor, PE
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“Forensics” is a term that may evoke images of an awkward detective linking the dots between crime scene evidence and laboratory DNA results to solve a crime. Environmental forensics applies the same general principle of criminal forensics…Phil Wiescher, PhD
The success of a bank stabilization project hinges on the ability to explore a variety of potential solutions and identify the most effective option for any given site. MFA has seen success with many different types of projects, all with their…Kathy J. Lombardi, PE
The benefits of precision dredging are numerous; I’ve seen them firsthand: streamlined regulatory approval, greater risk reduction, and increased water quality. MFA wrapped up a large-scale dredging project in February 2015 in Lake River,…Katie Stromme
As mixed-used redevelopment forges ahead on the Zidell Yards property, NorthWest Ecosystem Services Ecologist Paul Fishman took a moment to reflect on the project’s myriad undertakings in the nine years since cleanup efforts got underway in…James Maul, RG, LG
MFA will be sending three staff to discuss innovative sediment remediation technologies at the Seventh International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments Conference February 4th – 7th. The conference is hosted by Battelle and…Erik Bakkom, PE
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
Portland, June 23, 2011 Based on the outstanding results of an innovative and sustainable remediation approach developed and implemented by MFA scientists and engineers, the first International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable…James Peale, RG, LHG
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
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 Maul, RG, LG