Andrew Covington, P.E. and Jay Estes, AICP of AllenES presented on Risk Management Plans, Risk and Resilience Assessments, and Emergency Response Plans at the Mississippi Rural Water Association’s Fall Training Event on Thursday, October 7, 2021. The training was attended by rural water system operators and board members from across Mississippi.
AllenES is pleased to welcome our newest employee, Keith Atchison. Mr. Atchison is a Senior Scientist with experience in regulatory compliance, facility management, and multi-media permitting. He received a B.S. in Biology from the University of Alabama and has ten years of experience in both the public and private sectors. Welcome to the AllenES Team, Keith!
As part of the on-going AllenES environmental seminar program in 2021, Brad Marler, PMP provided an overview of the ever-changing definition of “Waters of the U.S”. He provided a great history lesson and discussed what this means to our clients regarding permitting a project with waters or wetlands on site.
As a Vice President of the Central Gulf Coast Chapter of the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA), Dr. Melissa Pringle of AllenES joined hundreds of other coastal scientists, engineers, and managers at the ASBPA’s 2021 Coastal Conference last week in New Orleans. It was time well spent sharing coastal restoration success stories and learning about what is on the agenda for the continuation of restoration and resilience projects for the nation’s coastal resources.
Jay Estes, AICP with AllenES gave an update of the MS DMR’s Coastal Mississippi Hazard Risk and Disaster Recovery Analysis project at the GOMA Mid-Year Virtual Conference on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. This initiative will serve as the foundation for a future Mississippi Gulf Coast Resilience Master Plan.
Will Pentecost, P.E. with Allen Engineering and Science presented the status of the Beach Outfall Design Challenge project at the 2021 ASCE Mississippi Section Meeting in Gulfport, MS on September 16, 2021.
As part of AllenES’ on-going Environmental Seminar Series this year, Rick Sumrall, P.E. provided an informative presentation on Environmental Justice Screening and other upcoming regulatory changes. If you are interested in learning more, contact Rick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Pringle with AllenES enjoyed participating in an informative field trip to coastal restoration projects in coastal Alabama. Jason Kudulis with The Mobile Bay National Estuary Program organized the “tour” of projects, and Mary Kate Brown with the Nature Conservancy of Alabama shared the project details at Lightning Point.