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John N. McClellan of Hatfield Honored by the New England Water Works Association

Posted September 30, 2016 by

HOLLISTON, Mass. – John McClellan, vice president of Tighe & Bond, Inc., received the 2016 Past Presidents’ Award from the New England Water Works Association (NEWWA), the region’s largest and oldest not-for-profit organization of water works professionals.

The Past Presidents’ Award is presented to members of the association who authored the second most meritorious paper that appeared in the Journal of the New England Water Works Association during the previous year. John was presented with this award for his article: “Biological Iron and Manganese Treatment: Five Years of Operating Experience in Cavendish, VT,” published in December 2015.

John is responsible for overseeing projects for Tighe & Bond’s water supplier clients.

John is an active volunteer with NEWWA, serving on the Scholarship and Filtration Committees. He is a member of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and American Society of Civil Engineers. He is a former member of the AWWA Academic Achievement Awards Committee.

John earned his B.S. in civil engineering, M.S. in environmental engineering, and Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is a registered professional engineer in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Connecticut.

John was presented with this award on September 19, 2016, at NEWWA’s 135th Annual Conference in Providence, Rhode Island.

The New England Water Works Association is a nonprofit, independent, member-driven organization dedicated to serving the region’s water works professionals and the public interest. It is the oldest and most active regional water works association in the United States. For more than a century, NEWWA has worked to improve and sustain public water supplies, protect public health and safety, and advance the water supply profession. Visit us at newwa.org.

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Presentation Added: EBC Solid Waste Management Conference: “Talking Trash” – The Looming Solid Waste Disposal Capacity Crisis

Posted September 29, 2016 by

The available presentations from the EBC Solid Waste Management Conference: “Talking Trash” – The Looming Solid Waste Disposal Capacity Crisis completed on September 29, 2016, can be viewed below. Presentations are not available for download.

Final Agenda – EBC Solid Waste Management Conference: “Talking Trash” – The Looming Solid Waste Disposal Capacity Crisis

9-29-16 MASTER SW Talking Trash

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Presentation Added: EBC New Hampshire Chapter Program: Hazardous Building Material Investigation – Managing PCBs and Asbestos

Posted September 27, 2016 by

The available presentations from the EBC New Hampshire Chapter Program: Hazardous Building Material Investigation – Managing PCBs and Asbestos completed on September 27, 2016, can be viewed below. Presentations are not available for download.

Final Agenda – EBC New Hampshire Chapter Program: Hazardous Building Material Investigation – Managing PCBs and Asbestos

9-27-16 Master NH Chapter PCBs

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Peter Zeeb Elected New President & CEO of Geosyntec Consultants

Posted September 27, 2016 by

Peter Zeeb, Ph.D., P.G., LSP was recently elected as President & CEO of sustaining member firm Geosyntec Consultants, succeeding Rudy Bonaparte, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, NAE, who had served in that role for the last 20 years.

“I am honored and grateful to have the confidence of my colleagues, and to lead some of the most talented and motivated scientists and engineers in the world,” said Peter. “The teamwork and goodwill amongst our employees, combined with technology leadership and practice innovation, are the foundation for delivering solutions of exceptional value to our clients. These traits, teamwork, goodwill, technical leadership, and innovation, are also what makes me so energized to lead Geosyntec.”

Peter, who works out of Geosyntec’s Acton office, joined the firm in 1999 and is now a Senior Principal Hydrogeologist. He received his Ph.D. in environmental engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his M.S. in the same field from Stanford. His practice has focused on the evaluation and remediation of some of the most challenging contaminated sites in the country, with an emphasis on hydrogeological investigations, chemical fate and transport studies, remedial strategy development/alternatives analyses, pilot test design and implementation, and full-scale remedy design.

For more information about Peter, visit https://www.geosyntec.com/people/peter-zeeb

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