Affordable Housing Redevelopment Project

South Portland Housing Authority (SPHA) received final Planning Board approval for the redevelopment of the St.John’s Church and school property at 611 Main Street. The project will be a mixed use, 4-story building with 42 affordable housing apartments on the top three floors and retail/commercial space on the first floor, plus three new residential lots.  […]

Summer Internship

College students (juniors or seniors) majoring in science or engineering can gain real-world work experience and skills through St.Germain Collins’ internship program. If you have the desire to get hands-on experience and training in field techniques, interpretation of data and safety protocols, and working with mentors, this internship may be right for you. Successful graduating seniors […]

An Emerging Family of Contaminants:  PFASs

PFASs are a family of complex compounds primarily consisting of perfluorooctyl sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA).  PFASs have very useful properties and therefore were included in many products in the past. PFASs have often been used to make materials stain-resistant, waterproof, and/or nonstick.  When added to fire-fighting foam, these chemicals are very effective at […]

2017 Industrial Emission Control Technology Conference and Workshop

This week Mike Rioux, CHMM is attending the 2017 Industrial Emission Control Technology Conference and Workshop in Portland, Maine. The focus of this educational event is to:  + Review emission regulations and the applicability of emission controls and alternatives for industrial boilers; + Learn what technology advancements might be possible or required to improve energy efficiency, […]