Industry News

Farallon Consulting acquires Stellar Environmental Solutions
December 16, 2019
Farallon Consulting, L.L.C. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Stellar Environmental Solutions, Inc. (Stellar Environmental) in Berkeley, California. Farallon has a strong presence in Oakland, California and with this acquisition continues to diversify its environmental expertise and services and grow its presence in the region.  “I’m very excited to integrate Stellar Environmental and...
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Fear of the Indoors - How the Status Quo for Vapor Intrusion Assessment is Changing
May 21, 2019
Vapor intrusion, one of Farallon’s many areas of expertise, is the process by which chemicals in soil and groundwater migrate to indoor air above a contaminated site. Indoor air quality is notoriously difficult to evaluate because contaminant concentrations inside buildings can be very dynamic. Brian Kahl, a Senior Geologist with more than 30 years of experience, authored this recent paper on the...
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Farallon Celebrates 20 Years of Environmental Stewardship
November 19, 2018
 December kicks off Farallon’s 20-year anniversary as a leading environmental consulting firm. Founded on a vision of world-class expertise, Farallon has grown to nearly 100 employees in nine offices on the West Coast. Farallon’s founders opened the firm’s doors in 1998 to provide due diligence, site characterization, and remediation services using creative, forward-thinking solutions. “Farallon...
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Cleaner Air Oregon Completes Emissions Inventories
October 9, 2018
Oregon's Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is completing its review of the emission inventories submitted under the Cleaner Air Oregon (CAO) program. If you submitted an inventory, it would be good to request the reviewed/final emission inventory from DEQ. The person at DEQ who entered the data, performed QA/QC and did the initial review is Jonathan “JR” Giska, at 503-229-5178. JR can...
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Farallon Welcomes Chief Financial Officer Craig Recob
September 21, 2018
Farallon Consulting is proud to announce Craig Recob as its new Chief Financial Officer. Craig possesses extensive experience, having held chief financial officer and senior finance roles for a broad range of technology and financial services companies. His proficiencies include executive leadership, financial management, operational efficiency, strategic planning, forecasting and analysis, and...
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EPA Unveils e-Manifest Hazardous Waste Tracking System
July 6, 2018
By Thomas E. Long, Associate Environmental SpecialistA PDF of this article can be found here. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) debuted its national hazardous waste tracking system, the e-Manifest program, in all states on June 30, 2018. The e-Manifest program offers new manifesting and tracking options for hazardous waste generators, transporters, receivers, and brokers of hazardous...
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Revisions to the ASTM E1527-13 Standard
June 19, 2018
Are you ready for another round of revisions to the ASTM E1527-13 Standard?  Farallon Principal Tina Huff is active in the due diligence community and is a member of the task group responsible for revising this Standard.  Her latest publication can be found in the Environmental Bankers Association 2018 Summer Journal here.
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Farallon Welcomes Principal Chris Kovac and Senior Engineer Suzy Stumpf
February 5, 2018
Farallon recently welcomed Principal Engineer Chris Kovac and Senior Design Engineer Suzy Stumpf, to its offices in Washington State. Chris joins Farallon’s Issaquah office bringing 23 years of experience as a licensed Professional Engineer in Washington, Oregon, California, and Alaska. Chris holds bachelor’s degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Washington and in Biology from San...
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Principal Engineer Chris Poulsen Joins Farallon's Portland Team
January 19, 2018
Civil Engineer Chris Poulsen joins Farallon as our newest Principal based in our Portland office.  Chris brings over 24 years of experience and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Nebraska.  He’s led large, multi-discipline projects involving soil, groundwater, and sediment remediation and stormwater management and design, and has a long track record...
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Farallon Welcomes Principals Chuck Esler and John Bird
December 19, 2017
Chuck Esler, a Principal Scientist, joins Farallon's Portland, Oregon office bringing more than 27 years of experience providing environmental consulting services to a wide array of commercial, industrial, and public sector clients.  His experience includes hundreds of environmental projects such as preliminary assessments; sediment, soil, soil gas, and groundwater investigations; remedial...
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