Field Notes
A Tribute on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day
By Blake E. Cotton, PE, LEED© AP – Jun 4, 2014
As we recognize the 70th anniversary of D-Day, GeoEngineers would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the men and women who serve in our Armed Forces, especially those who fought for our freedom in World War II and every other war past and present.  In honor of this anniversary, we’d...

Ten RCRA Hazardous Waste Compliance Issues
By Chuck Kroeger, CHMM – May 19, 2014
The federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) sets regulations to: Protect human health and the environment from the potential hazards of waste disposalConserve energy and natural resourcesReduce the amount of waste generatedEnsure that wastes are managed in an environmentally sound...

Every Little Bit Counts: Volunteering Benefits Your Community, Business and You
By – Apr 17, 2014
In every community there are numerous opportunities for companies to get involved in the fabric of their surroundings. This goes beyond the already significant contribution that healthy businesses provide through employment, products, services and tax revenues.  At GeoEngineers, we encourage...

New State Guidelines Impact Permitting for Puget Sound Shoreline Development
By Thomas Bannister – Apr 2, 2014
As our aging coastal infrastructure along Puget Sound approaches the end of its design life, repairs and replacements are necessary.  Recently, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife released new marine shoreline design guidelines for projects along marine coastlines in Washington...

Carbon Footprint Tracking: A Key to Helping Your Bottom Line
By – Feb 18, 2014
Knowing your company’s carbon footprint is not only good for the environment, it’s also good for your bottom line. During a five-year pilot study of GeoEngineers’ carbon footprint in our Puget Sound-region offices, we have found a possible increase in operational efficiency by using carbon...