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How is CEC positioning to help landfll gas management and is recognized Elements is published by Civil & Environmental
its solid waste clients with the as a leader in landfll gas engineering; Bill Consultants, Inc. for clients, business partners
q challenges they are facing? Dillon has extensive experience in landfll gas and other associates.
Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
A major demand we see from our collection system operations and maintenance, 333 Baldwin Road
clients is for landfll gas and air landfll gas fare start-up and operations, and Pittsburgh, PA 15205
www.cecinc.com
A compliance services. On the landfll leachate evaporator start-up and operations;
gas side, there is a need for collection and and Russ Anderson, who adds expertise and Geff Bottomley | Publisher
control systems engineering, design and depth through broad experience in landfll gas e mily Chio D o | Editor/Writer
permitting, as well as construction related engineering, feld services and construction. tara Kir K man | Art Director
services. Additionally, there are needs to What does the future
provide operations and maintenance support look like for the solid Jean Bleil | Contributing Writer
related to these landfll gas systems. And q waste industry? De B t hompson | Circulation
fnally, utilizing the collected landfll gas to BD& e , i n C ., p it tsB ur G h | Design
generate energy is important to many of Many newer waste conversion p hoto Cre D it s
our clients. technologies, which utilize waste MarkWest photographs courtesy and
A materials for various energy sources property of MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P.
CEC strategically added several key or benefcial reuse, are technically viable, but Liberty Segment, Houston Facility
professionals with strong resumes and market economics tend not to support them Dennis Sims for Montour Trail Council
extensive industry experience, allowing us at this point. Most have not operated at full- John Buck
to ofer expanded engineering, permitting, scale commercial capacity and are much more Emily Chiodo
compliance, operations and maintenance expensive than landfll disposal. Initially, I Eric Gleissner
Tara Kirkman
services related to landfll gas and air think we’ll see them implemented commercially Nigel Walsh
emissions management. in areas such as New England, where there is a
limited amount of airspace capacity and higher For information, address changes, corrections, or for
Who are the new key addition to the mailing list, contact 1.800.365.2324
professionals and what is disposal fees, or the West Coast, where social or email elements@cecinc.com.
q their industry experience? and political factors typically play a strong OffICES
role. As these technologies are more widely
Signifcantly, Bill Held, who implemented, CEC will continue collaborating Austin, TX
previously managed the landfll with clients, helping them to successfully Boston, MA
A gas to energy program at Republic transition from managers of waste to providers Bridgeport, WV
Services. With CEC, Bill continues this same of resources and energy. n Charlotte, NC
work for Republic, as well as other waste Chicago, IL
companies and energy development frms; Cincinnati, OH
Ken Kruszynski was one of the original landfll Cleveland, OH
gas engineers at Waste Management. Ken Columbus, OH
has an impressive resume in all aspects of Detroit, MI
Export, PA
Indianapolis, IN
Nashville, TN
Previously, campers had limited means to “I’m thrilled that CEC was able to create North Central PA
Phoenix, AZ
study and observe wildlife. Now, a walking an outdoor learning facility for the Boy
Pittsburgh, PA
path with foot bridges extends the entire Scouts in this community while providing (Headquarters)
length of the wetland, and an observation the dual beneft of service to our client,” St. Louis, MO
blind was constructed by the scouts to allow Gerke said. n Toledo, OH
campers to view wildlife without detection. Back Cover:
Ospreys were spotted circling overhead, PHOTO COnTEST WInnER
highlighting the success of the wetland.
LESLIE MInDA | CEC Cincinnati
The new wetland serves as a centerpiece for CEC sponsors a Photo-of-the-Month contest
Camp Bufalo and its nature conservation encouraging employees to submit pictures
projects. It even inspired the Boy Scouts of from their work sites. The winning photo
America Sagamore Council to create a new is published on CEC’s internal website and
achievement patch—the Environmental Facebook page.
Award of Merit. The patch recognizes service
and study towards wildlife conservation:
removing invasive plant species, building
nesting boxes for wildlife, or researching the
water quality benefts of wetlands.

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