Critical Issues Webinar: Planning for Coastal Storm and Erosion Hazards – July 6

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The American Geosciences Institute’s Critical Issues Program is pleased to offer a free webinar, “Planning for Coastal Storm and Erosion Hazards,” on Thursday July 6, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. EDT. Register for this webinar HERE. Critical Issues Webinar: “Planning for Coastal Storm and Erosion Hazards” Coastal hazards are a widespread challenge that cost millions (and […]

Vapor Intrusion: The Conference II – Oct. 5-6, 2017

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Vapor Intrusion: The Conference II Legal, Technical and Regulatory Perspectives When: October 5-6, 2017 Where: Hilton University Place; Charlotte, North Carolina The confirmed speakers include: Dr. BlayneHartman, Hartman Geosciences (Keynote and presenter) Henry Schuver, U.S. EPA (Keynote) Jim Fineis, Atlas Geo Sampling Christie Zawtocki, Hart & Hickman Helen Dawson and Bill Wertz, Geosyntec Delonda Alexander, […]

Environmental Branch Manager – Raleigh, NC

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Job Description SUMMIT Engineering, Laboratory, and Testing P.C., a local multi-disciplinary engineering and consulting services firm, has an immediate opening for an Environmental Branch Manager to add to their Raleigh, NC office. The Environmental Branch Manager position provides overall direction and quality control related to environmental services for the Raleigh branch office. This position is […]

Fall Field Trip – Emerald Hollow Mine, Oct. 21, 2017

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Fall Field Trip – Emerald Hollow Mine, Hiddenite, NC Join AEG Carolinas Chapter at the Emerald Hollow Mine and try your luck at finding your own gemstones, and enjoy participating in an educational program led by Emerald Hollow Mine staff and geologist/gemologist Mike Watkins. The three-hour educational program includes an earth science lesson, creeking, sluicing, […]

Availability of Technical Guidance for Risk-Based Environmental Remediation of Sites

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Session Law 2105-286 expanded the availability of risk-based environmental cleanup to virtually all regulated sites (excluding those subject to remediation under the Coal Ash Management Act of 2014 and the requirements of animal waste management systems). Guidance on the administrative requirements for pursuing risk-based remediation under the amended statutes (G.S. 130A 310.68 through 310.77) was […]

AGI & Partners Publish Policy Recommendations for New Administration

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The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) has signed a new consensus document, Geoscience Policy Recommendations for the New Administration and the 115th Congress. The document outlines strategies for achieving shared national interests in which geoscience plays a key role, offering recommendations around five high-level thematic areas: Enhancing National and Homeland Security Increasing Economic Prosperity Securing Resources […]

Unstable Slope Management Program Training

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Learn how to rate unstable soil slopes and rockfalls and assess their condition. The Western Federal Lands Highway Division of the FHWA has been developing an Unstable Slope Management Program (USMP) with a practitioner-based development team and strong Federal Land Management Agency stakeholder input. These FLMA agencies, such as the Forest Service, National Park Service, […]