Identifying the importance of landfills in sequestering PFAS
Arie Kremen is a civil and environmental engineer with more than 25 years of experience in solid waste engineering and water resources, with an expertise in leachate management and disposal. His academic background is in beneficial reuse of reclaimed wastewater, including biological nutrient recovery. He has worked around the world and in the United States on wastewater and leachate treatment, landfill design and construction, and landfill remediation and closure projects.
Tetra Tech’s Paul Stout, Vice President of our solid waste solution’s west region, specializes in landfill gas and renewable natural gas projects. In this post he provides insight into California’s leading role in getting other states to adopt sustainable energy regulations.
Tetra Tech’s Paul Stout, solid waste west region vice president, has nearly 30 years of experience in air quality and landfill gas (LFG) projects, with expertise in LFG migration assessment, energy recovery from biogas, design, permitting, construction, start-up, and operations and maintenance. In this post he provides insight into California’s leading role in getting other states to adopt sustainable energy regulations.
Stepping up to the challenge, Madagascar’s youth are restoring forests after years of degradation
This piece was written by A.G. Klei, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Madagascar’s Senior Development and Outreach Communications Advisor, and Mialy Randriamampianina, Communications Officer for the USAID Mikajy environmental activity in Madagascar.
Rethinking best practices for the design and operation of health care facilities in light of the COVID-19 pandemic
Dominick DeRobertis joined Tetra Tech’s High Performance Buildings Group in 2000, becoming a senior vice president and director of health care in 2007. He has more than 25 years of experience in a wide variety of project types, including hospitals, educational facilities, museums, office buildings, hotels, residential buildings, tenant interiors, and retail.
Finding common ground on the benefits and drawbacks of banning or limiting organics disposal in favor of diversion through composting or digestion
Tetra Tech’s Debra Darby and Tom Bilgri collaborated on an article discussing the ongoing debate about the benefits and costs of diverting organics from the municipal solid waste (MSW) stream. Here we present a summary of their differing points of view and the common ground they arrived at.
Developing smarter and more resilient infrastructure through cybersecurity
Matt House joined Tetra Tech in 2018 and is Vice President within Tetra Tech’s Federal Information Technology (IT) team. Matt oversees our technology solutions service offerings primarily out of the Washington, DC, metropolitan area.
Matt has a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Computer Science from the University of Maryland and a Master of Science in IT. We talked with Matt as part of our #TtInspires campaign celebrating the passion of Tetra Tech employees. Follow #TtInspires on social media for more stories.
Transforming cybersecurity programs to evolve with emerging technologies and mitigate cyber threats
Veronica Cuello is a cybersecurity leader specializing in risk management and program transformation. She has been supporting clients for more than 20 years, consistently improving their security posture. In her role as a cybersecurity executive, Veronica is responsible for ensuring excellence in customer delivery, expanding Tetra Tech’s cybersecurity services into new markets, and continuing to develop cutting-edge cyber capabilities. Veronica also co-leads a women’s initiative program with the aim of empowering and advancing women in the workplace.
Addressing political, economic, and cultural drivers to support measurably improved health outcomes and strengthen self-sustaining health systems
Tetra Tech’s Amy Gildea explains how an understanding of the social economy, politics, and culture in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is crucial to improving health outcomes on the island in the Western Pacific. In this post, Amy, the managing director of international development, Asia Pacific for Coffey, a Tetra Tech Company, explains that health and development programs need to be designed smarter and in a way that considers all the drivers of change.