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SynTerra welcomes a new president
Business executive Travis Waters is SynTerra's new president. Posted July 14, 2022 GREENVILLE, SC — SynTerra Corp., a science and engineering consulting firm, announced today that Travis Waters is the company’s new president. SynTerra has made significant...
Work with PFAS
SynTerra engineers and scientists are currently working on several significant PFAS projects in North and South Carolina. Our hydrogeologists, water treatment engineers, permitting specialists, chemists, and modelers are contributing to the assessment and remediation of PFAS in site media. Several of our staff have recently been invited to give presentations to industry groups regarding our work and knowledge in dealing with PFAS contaminants.
Read a follow-up to Katherine Amidon’s Kentucky Chamber of Commerce presentation about measuring a company’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Learn about navigating the many formats for reporting GHG emissions, and get useful information about setting goals after establishing an initial footprint.
SynTerra was invited to present at the NC Office of State Human Resources, Hazard Prevention Network quarterly Health and Safety Meeting. The group consisted of state health and safety professionals from various state entities.
Steve Gardner and Karen Roberts Prater of SynTerra presented at three events in Harlan County, Kentucky. They were supporting a program that includes upgrades for the Portal 31 Exhibition Coal Mine, restoration of a historic miners’ bath house, and development of the Black Mountain observation platform.
Steve Gardner and Charlie Bishop of SynTerra presented “The Lifecycle of an Impoundment” during the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s (MSHA) Annual Dam Safety event last month. Charlie also presented “Dam Embankments on Silt and Clay Soils — Stability, Design and Construction Evaluations.”
Judd Mahan, SynTerra Director of Science Operations, examines research showing that home recharging of electric car batteries is more effective than other charging strategies. Learn about the findings and other facts related to costs and practicalities in the gas vs. electric conversation.
The South Carolina Aggregates Association named SynTerra’s Heather Smith as Chairperson of the SCAA’s Environmental Committee. Smith, Natural Resources Program Manager at SynTerra, manages projects for mining, transportation, utility, and municipal clients.
SynTerra has appointed Andrew Rosenfeld to the firm’s Board of Directors. Rosenfeld has more than 35 years of experience in the industrial, chemical, and energy sectors specializing in financial and strategic initiatives.