AllenES’ November Environmental Seminar

Rick Sumrall, P.E. and Melissa Pringle, Ph.D. provided an educational seminar regarding Sustainable Manufacturing in November as part of AllenES’ on-going environmental seminar series in 2021.

Restoration Summit

AllenES was pleased to be a part of the MS Restoration Summit hosted by the MS Department of Environmental Quality on Tuesday, November 9, 2021.  Pictured from left to right are Brad Young, CWB, Will Pentecost, P.E., and John Bourgeois, P.E.

MMA Sustainable Manufacturing Panel

The 2021 MS Manufacturing Environmental and Safety Conference was held in October at the Reserve in Flowood.  The two day conference included presentations on Thursday morning focused on corporate responsibility and transparency initiatives regarding social, environmental and economic sustainability goals.  These presentations were part of an overarching Panel discussion for Sustainable Manufacturing.  Rick Sumrall, P.E. of AllenES served as moderator and panelists included Melissa Pringle, Ph.D. (AllenES), Ashley Kimes (International Paper), Jennifer Koskie (Chemours), and Kristi Mitchum (Chevron).

SWANA Semi-Annual Conference

Allen Engineering and Science sponsored the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Mississippi Chapter 2021 semi-annual conference. The second 2021 semi-annual event was held at the Natchez MS Convention Center. The conference was attended by Project Engineers, Michael Hohm, P.E. and Justin Hill, P.E.

MS Rural Water Association Conference

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 Welcomes Keith Atchison to the Team



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!

WOTUS Environmental Seminar

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.



ASBPA 2021 Coastal Conference

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.





Coastal MS Hazard Risk and Disaster Recovery Analysis

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.

Engineering Presentation at ASCE by Will Pentecost, P.E.


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.