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2016 Managing Stormwater in Oregon
May 20, 2016
Farallon is proud to be a sponsor of the 2016 Managing Stormwater in Oregon conference presented by the Northwest Environmental Business Council.  These annual stormwater conferences bring together regulated companies, regulators, and service providers to discuss the challenges of handling stormwater in our region. Again this year, Farallon will be a presenter, sharing its stormwater expertise...
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The Future is Bright
January 27, 2016
Thought-provoking discussions, a shared vision for the firm’s future, and strengthened work relationships highlighted the 2015 all-staff Farallon retreat at Suncadia Resort in Washington’s Cascade Mountains.  The firm’s well-established strategic growth initiative and commitment to its distinctive culture and core values have generated steady growth in the number of service areas, office...
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KIRO TV Features Innovative Cleanup in Skykomish, Washington
December 3, 2015
Seattle television news station KIRO recently featured the innovative railyard cleanup work being conducted to restore the small town of Skykomish, Washington.  View the story of the successful cleanup action and Farallon's creative solution to clean up the historic local schoolhouse here.  
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Farallon "Mussels" Up For Washington State Regional Stormwater Monitoring Program
October 29, 2015
An army of volunteers fanned out along Puget Sound over several nights this week to help anchor cages of live native Penn Cove mussels at the zero tide water line in support of the Washington State Regional Stormwater Monitoring Program.  The volunteer effort is being led by the Washington State Department of Ecology and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to assess the ongoing...
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2015 NEBC Stormwater Conference Highlights
July 12, 2015
Heightened stormwater management requirements sparked strong interest in the 2015 Northwest Environmental Business Council (NEBC) Managing Stormwater conferences held recently in Washington and Oregon.  Among the 750 conference attendees were several stormwater specialists from Farallon’s Washington and Oregon offices, keeping apprised of industry developments to better support client stormwater...
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New California Industrial General Permit: Prepare Now for Compliance
June 10, 2015
After 18 years, the California Industrial General Permit (IGP) is getting a makeover, bringing significant changes for industry. Understanding how these changes affect your business and preparing now for compliance is vital. Starting July 1, 2015, industries will be required to submit all permit-related documents electronically via the Stormwater Multi-Application Reporting & Tracking System...
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Farallon Welcomes Lori Pettegrew to its Oakland Office
April 24, 2015
Senior Environmental Scientist Ms. Lori Pettegrew is the newest addition to Farallon’s Oakland, California office. Lori has more than 25 years of experience with regulatory compliance, stormwater program management and implementation, and waste discharge permitting. Her regulatory compliance experience in California includes an extensive history of successful negotiation with California Regional...
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Farallon Awarded for Support of Military Employees
April 15, 2015
As an active member of the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve, Farallon Staff Geologist Jerome Chen takes action when military duty calls him to serve, responding to releases of hazardous chemicals in the waterways of the Pacific Northwest.  Farallon actively supports its military employees, and Jerome has appreciated the firm's flexibility in balancing his U.S. Coast Guard obligations with his work at...
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Farallon Compliance Specialist Sarah Glathar to Present at GOSH
March 5, 2015
Sarah Glathar, CHMM, offers her expertise as a Compliance Specialist at the 34th biennial Oregon Governor’s Occupational Safety & Health conference March 9 to 12 in Portland.  Sarah will present two courses on Wednesday March 11: 1.  Just Do It:  Survive (and Thrive) During the Environmental and Safety Inspection will offer tips on how to successfully go through an inspection with regulatory...
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Farallon Introduces Dr. Katherine Dlubac
March 4, 2015
Farallon is proud to introduce Katherine Dlubac, Ph.D., as a Staff Scientist.  Katherine earned Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Geophysics from Stanford University, with an emphasis on the use of geophysical methods to characterize the properties of near-surface soil and groundwater as they pertain to flow, contaminant transport, and production.  Industry experience includes collecting and...
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