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Farallon Expands Offering in Northern California
September 7, 2017
Farallon is proud to announce our expansion into Northern California with the opening of our Folsom, California office.  Senior Engineer Matt Hillyard, P.E., leads our team in the Stormwater and Compliance areas of expertise.  Matt joins     Scott Allin, our Principal Environmental Scientist in the Sacramento area, in offering services to our Northern California clients. Matt is a Professional...
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Farallon 2017 Intern Chantal Banfield
August 14, 2017
Chantal Banfield, an Environmental Science and Geography student in the College of the Sciences at Central Washington University, is Farallon’s 2017 intern.  Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, Chantal has a passion for the outdoors and for learning about the complexity of the ecosystems unique to Washington.  After working as a litigation assistant at a local law firm, she decided to make a...
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Amy Essig Desai to Speak at the Environmental Industry Summit II
July 19, 2017
Farallon Chief Executive Officer Amy Essig Desai will speak at the Pacific Northwest Environmental Industry Summit II presented by Environmental Business International (EBI) in Seattle, Washington on July 27, 2017.  EBI will present regional and state market statistics and forecasts, and interactive panels will discuss industry drivers, new practice areas, managing growth and mergers and...
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Farallon Consulting Proudly Supports Take a Swing Against Hunger
July 18, 2017
Farallon Consulting is a proud sponsor of the 5th Annual Benefit Golf Tournament, Take a Swing Against Hunger, on July 28, 2017.  Every summer, environmental services practitioners in Washington join forces at the annual tournament to direct their energies toward a common goal:  collectively raising money for Northwest Harvest. Northwest Harvest is the only non-profit food bank distributor...
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Farallon After Hours: Ken Scott, A Job Done Right
July 11, 2017
Farallon Project Scientist Ken Scott grew up hiking and skiing in the San Francisco mountains near Flagstaff, Arizona.  “We lived in the country with a horse and chickens, surrounded by the Coconino National Forest,” he recalls.  “Because I grew up surrounded by nature, I’m passionate about plants, wildlife, and saving the planet.”  While visiting family in Washington, Ken fell in love with the...
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Farallon Headquarters Comes Together Under One Roof
June 22, 2017
After several years of planning, our Issaquah office is coming together under one roof.  Approximately 45 employees work in the two-story office building that originally housed a printing business and now serves as Farallon headquarters.  We initially shared the second floor with another tenant, and space was limited.  As the firm expanded, some employees moved to a leased site across the street...
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Rob Leet and Pete Kingston Join the Farallon Team
May 23, 2017
Farallon recently welcomed Rob Leet, Senior Geologist, and Pete Kingston, Associate Geologist, as new technical staff in Farallon’s Seattle, Washington office. Rob holds a Ph.D. in Geophysics from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Science degree in Geosciences from Pennsylvania State University, and has over 26 years of experience in the environmental industry helping clients assess...
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Farallon After Hours: Margaret Oscilia Helps Build a Better World
March 24, 2017
  Farallon Project Engineer Margaret Oscilia spends her vacations a little differently than most.  In exchange for fresh tortillas, a cold beer on the beach, and a chance to connect with another culture, Margaret repairs roads and improves access to drinking water.  “I’ve always wanted to use my engineering skills and background to help people and the environment,” she explains.  “I’d been...
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Farallon After Hours: Steve Figgins, Road King
February 28, 2017
Farallon Principal and Southern California resident Steve Figgins has commuted to work by bicycle since 1997.  With his round-trip commute of 42 miles and weekend rides of 60 to 80 miles, Steve averages between 4,000 and 5,000 biking miles per year, making him Farallon’s official Road King.  Steve rode in his first charity biking event in 2000 as a challenge, and as a way to get into shape to...
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Going Greener for 5 years
February 20, 2017
January 2017 marks the 5-year anniversary of Farallon's announced commitment to Going Greener.  From volunteering to composting, recycling to reusing, Farallon has made significant progress since 2012.  A Green Team that includes a lead from each of Farallon’s nine offices was formed to facilitate green events across the firm.  Green focuses have included reducing use of electricity and paper,...
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