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Dr. Nicholas Santella (BSTI) Contributes to Hurricane Conference in Crete

Posted on June 13, 2017 by BSTI

Last April, Dr. Nicholas Santella discussed the results of his ongoing research into the effects of natural hazards on the chemical and petroleum industries at the Sustainable Property and Asset-Based Transactions:  Closing Deals and Capturing Market Opportunities conference in Philadelphia, PA.   One of multiple presenters, Dr. Nicholas spoke on the topic of “Hurricane vs…. Read More

Tripp Fischer (BSTI) Guest Lectures at City College of New York

Posted on May 20, 2017 by BSTI

On May 2, 2017, BSTI’s Tripp Fischer served as a guest lecturer for Dr. Angelo Lampousis’s Environmental Assessment class at the City College of New York (CCNY).   Tripp’s presentation focused on using consensus-based standards (CBS) for environmental assessment and remediation strategies. This fell in step with Dr. Lampousis’s efforts to implement CBS into the… Read More

BSTI to Facilitate ASTM E50 Task Group Meetings in Texas

Posted on May 10, 2017 by BSTI

On May 23rd and 24th, BSTI’s Tripp Fischer and Nora Pearse will be attending a group meeting for the ASTM E50 Sediments Corrective Action Task Group in Spring, Texas. With over 40 individuals on the RSVP list, this meeting will have the largest attendance since the start of the development of the sediment standards back in… Read More

How does environmental affect growth/exit strategies?

Posted on March 07, 2017 by BSTI

Help it or Hurt it: How Are Environmental Matters Going to Affect Your Growth or Exit Strategy? Monday, May 22nd, 2017 10-11AM Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, Hershey, PA Room: Magnolia AB   Kicking off the Eastern Energy Expo, presenters from BSTI and JLT will dive into how foresight and management of environmental matters can be leveraged… Read More

Coming Back for Seconds – Dinner with a Scientist 2017

Posted on March 06, 2017 by BSTI

On March 24, 2017, Newark Charter School hosted their third-annual Dinner with a Scientist event. Returning for her second year, BSTI’s Nora Pearse – along with 25 other professionals, researchers and professors in the STEM field – was able to sit down and have a fun, casual meal with a small group of fifth graders… Read More

Preventing Extreme Weather from Devastating Businesses

Posted on January 20, 2017 by BSTI

Quick Details: Presentation: “Hurricane vs. Environmental Infrastructure: Who Wins and Can We Really Protect Ourselves?” at the Sustainable Property and Asset-Based Transactions:  Closing Deals and Capturing Market Opportunities conference Presenters: Dr. Nicholas Santella (BSTI), James Done, Susan Doering, Richard Sheldon, Guillermo Accame (Moderator) Date:  April 13th, 2017 Time: 10:15-11:15 AM Location: Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel… Read More

Not Taking STEM Outreach for Granite: BSTI Participates in STEM EXPO 2017

Posted on January 12, 2017 by BSTI

Getting Students Engaged in STEM On January 11, 2017, Hopewell Elementary School hosted their first STEM Expo for their sixth- and seventh-grade students. BSTI’s Nora Pearse, along with fourteen other professionals in the STEM field, spoke with fifteen groups of students about career opportunities in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields. “Being able… Read More

2016 SWEP Touchstone Awards

Posted on January 12, 2017 by BSTI

The 20th Anniversary Touchstone Award Reception, held at the Franklin Commons in Phoenixville, PA, was a huge success. The well-deserved 2016 Touchstone Award was presented to Dawn Rittenhouse, the Director of Sustainability at DuPont. BSTI would like to take the time to congratulate Dawn and thank sTOrM Photography for capturing unforgettable moments at the event,… Read More

ASTM Sediments Demonstration Taking Place Jan. 11th

Posted on January 06, 2017 by BSTI

On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017, the ASTM Sediments Corrective Action task group will be presenting a demonstration of the ASTM International “New Standard Guides for Sediment Corrective Action” in New Orleans, Louisiana. Created to benefit governments, community stakeholders and industry involved in sediment management, these new standard guides are the proud work of over 70… Read More

WBENC Certifies BSTI as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) – (BSTI Press Release)

Posted on December 30, 2016 by BSTI

Brownfield Science & Technology, Inc. Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council   Cochranville, PA, December 30, 2016 BSTI – a business specializing in environmental assessment, remediation and consulting services – is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBEC), a regional certifying partner… Read More

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