CONSERVATION LANDS IN MAINE

Second only to California, Maine leads the nation in total acres conserved by land trusts with almost 2 million acres according to the 2010 National Land Trust Census Survey. And with the start of this year came the approval of Plum Creek’s Concept Plan for the Moosehead Region of Maine, allowing The Nature Conservancy to […]

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: ecomaine

In New England, 64 percent of consumer waste is either recycled or converted to energy, more than any other region in the U.S. (see map below). Part of the reason for these high recycling and reuse rates are facilities likeecomaine, which serves roughly 20 percent of Maine’s citizens and is located on the borders of […]

BRIAN BACHMANN TO PRESENT ON GREEN BIOREMEDIATION

Brian Bachmann, C.G., Geologist at St.Germain Collins, will be presenting “Green Bioremediation of Petroleum Contaminated Groundwater Using Oxygen Injection in Western Maine” at the 2012 Maine Water Conference on March 14, 2012. The presentation will cover typical petroleum contamination remediation methods in comparison to the green, in situ method of oxygen injection, and discuss application […]

MAINE DEP AND EPA ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS IN 2011

Knowing the type of enforcement actions initiated by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and the US Environmental Protection Agency can help the regulated community better understand what pitfalls to avoid. Note that DEP and EPA have overlapping jurisdictions in Maine, so both agencies conduct inspections and address regulatory violations. As a service to St.Germain […]

917 MAIN STREET LIVE-WORK CONDOMINIUMS

Project Description St.Germain Collins provided civil engineering and local permitting support to the Westbrook Housing Authority. Our senior civil engineer assessed the pre-development stormwater runoff for this urban site located within sight of the Presumpscot River, where existing runoff was directed, and developed treatment options that could be integrated into the site layout. Working closely […]