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Jennifer Whaler Joins Farallon's Portland Office
May 21, 2014
Ms. Jennifer Whaler was recently welcomed as an Environmental Scientist joining the team in Farallon’s Portland, Oregon office.  Jen has over 9 years of environmental consulting experience, with a strong background in site characterization and remediation at both domestic and international sites.  Additional technical and project management experience includes environmental due diligence...
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Farallon Introduces Beth Padgett, Project Geologist, Issaquah Office
March 24, 2014
Farallon is pleased to introduce Ms. Beth Padgett as Project Geologist in its Issaquah, Washington headquarters.  Beth brings to Farallon 10 years of professional environmental consulting experience that includes oversight and review of hundreds of All Appropriate Inquiry- and ASTM International Standard‑compliant Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, Hazardous Material Assessments for...
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Farallon's Portland Office Hires Two
January 13, 2014
Farallon recently welcomed Ms. Sarah Glathar, Project Manager/Compliance Specialist, and Mr. Paul Garvin, Project Hydrogeologist, as new technical staff in Farallon’s Portland, Oregon office. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Oregon State University and has 9 years of experience in the environmental industry.  She has managed the implementation of...
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Craig W. Ware Joins Farallon’s Portland Office
January 10, 2014
Farallon recently welcomed Craig Ware, as a Principal Hydrogeologist in its Portland, Oregon office. Craig has 27 years of experience in the geologic and environmental consulting field, including 24 years in the Pacific Northwest providing consulting services to both private and public sector clients on the West Coast and nationwide. The addition of this skilled environmental professional in...
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Farallon Welcomes Amber Bailey and Ryan Ostrom
November 25, 2013
Farallon recently welcomed two new Staff Environmental Scientists:  Ms. Amber Bailey; and Mr. Ryan Ostrom.  Both work from Farallon’s Issaquah headquarters. Amber earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Honors Environmental Studies, with an emphasis in stormwater management and Geographic Information Systems (GIS), from the University of Washington.  Amber’s industry experience includes stormwater...
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Farallon Introduces Scott Allin, R.E.P.A., and Sacramento, California Office
September 23, 2013
Farallon is very pleased to introduce Mr. Scott Allin, R.E.P.A., Principal Environmental Scientist and Office Manager of its newly opened branch office in Sacramento, California.  While Farallon has delivered environmental consulting services and project oversight for California projects since the firm’s inception, establishment of a Sacramento office provides the local presence of a seasoned...
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Going Greener Program Making an Impact
July 11, 2013
Farallon’s Going Greener campaign continues in full swing after being formally unveiled in January 2012 complete with a new Going Greener logo. A new green work environment theme was featured each month during 2012, and measurable improvements have been identified on several fronts. January’s Reduce Electricity Use theme included installation of motion-sensor light switches in the Issaquah office...
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Farallon Survey Results Are In
January 2, 2013
As part of its continuous improvement effort, Farallon conducted a Client Satisfaction Survey in November 2012 to obtain client feedback about the service they receive from Farallon. A broad representation of Farallon clients were selected to participate in the independently administered electronic survey. The survey response exceeded expectations for both the rate of response (nearly 60 percent...
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Phase I Environmental Site Assessments: Not All Are Created Equal
October 9, 2012
When it comes to selecting a consulting firm to conduct a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (Phase I ESA), we know you have a lot of choices. Whether the Phase I ESA is being conducted as part of the due diligence process associated with a property transaction or to meet another objective, you want documentation that thoroughly and accurately assesses potential environmental liabilities....
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Strategic Plan 2012 and Beyond
June 29, 2012
As part of its forward-looking management style and corporate values, Farallon periodically conducts strategic planning to assess the current state of the firm in fundamental areas and to identify opportunities for growth and improvement. Company-wide meetings held in 2011 to kick off the current strategic planning effort resulted in the selection of three primary initiatives: Growth to increase...
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