Apr. 10, 2014
BSK has expanded to the San Luis Obispo region by establishing a new satellite office. This new office will serve our petroleum and gas clients as well as establishing additional opportunities in the aggregate, mining and water segments within the San Luis Obispo and Kern County areas. Please contact Mr. Burton Gilpin at 805-400-7007, 661-327-0671 x 218 or email@example.com
Mar. 25, 2014
BSK will be presenting at the Oregon Water Education Foundation (ORWEF) - Water Environment School in Clackamas, Oregon on March 25. BSK will be speaking on the importance of laboratory ethics and data integrity during laboratory analytical testing. The ORWEF short school is a three-day educational conference attended by over 450 wastewater operators throughout Oregon.
Mar. 17, 2014
On March 17th, BSK will be a presenter at the Sustainable Pavement Treatments Workshop in Kern County. BSK subject matter specialists will discuss case studies regarding pavement recycling using cold-in-place recycling and full depth reclamation with cement.
Mar. 5, 2014
On Wednesday, March 5th, BSK was a recipient of a Business Partner Award from the Fresno Compact for our support of Big Picture High School (BPHS) www.fresnocompact.com. Each year, the Compact recognizes ten local businesses which have built exceptional partnerships with schools, contributing time and resources to help students reach their full potential. This year, BSK was one of those 10 recognized. BSK has supported BPHS by offering internships to a number of its students and by supplying guidance, materials and labor to help build a science laboratory for the school.
Mar. 5, 2014
BSK was a presenter at the Land Conservation Conference held by the California Council of Land Trusts on March 5, 2014 in Sacramento CA. BSK was a panelist on two panels; Real Estate Transactions: the Basics to Special topics, “Form 8283 and Mitigation” and the Appraisers’ Forum. Both dealt with land conservation and the concerns regarding charitable tax deductions from land transfers.
Feb. 6, 2014
BSK has launched a new groundwater monitoring and water management planning service to help our clients comply with certain provisions of SB 4, California’s new well stimulation permitting law. The service is designed to assist our clients with the requirement to prepare Groundwater Monitoring and Water Management Plans which satisfy key components of this new law.
BSK has served the engineering and water-related needs of municipalities, agriculture and industry throughout Central California for nearly 50 years. Our staff is experienced with California water issues, the various hydrogeologic environments which exist in California, and the numerous regulatory agencies, regulations and processes inherent to water issues in California. In addition BSK has worked with some of the largest petrochemical and natural gas development companies in the country.
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Jan. 27, 2014
BSK will be presenting at one of the California Water Resource Foundations’ 2014 Delta Habitat Workshops on January 29th. The workshop topic will be “Finding Ways to Restore Delta Habitat and Protect Property Owners”. BSK will speak on State Projects and In-Delta Concerns, as part of a panel of experts. The workshop is sponsored by the Delta Conservancy and the Water Education Foundation
Dec. 20, 2013
In order to meet our goals for service and quality to the greater Portland market and accommodate new clients in the Northwest, BSK Associates has opened a new analytical lab service center to provide coverage to our Portland market. Our Portland area service center is located in Beaverton just off Highway 217 at the Allen Blvd exit, 11080 Allen Blvd.
Dec. 17, 2013
BSK has expanded their environmental practice in Northern California by adding three additional team members. Lucinda Calvo, Senior Environmental Permitting Analyst, Vanessa Emerzian, Senior Environmental Scientist and Kevin Grove, Staff Planner have joined the company, and will provide additional environmental permitting & planning, habitat conservation planning, natural resource planning, air and noise modeling, land development regulatory compliance, as well as climate change adaption strategy development.
Nov. 21, 2013
BSK and our partner Stoel Rives, LLP-Attorneys at Law, will be conducting a seminar on strategies for complying with SB 4, California’s new Well Stimulation Permitting Law. Our special guest speaker will be Mr. Jason Marshall, Chief Deputy Director, California Department of Conservation. The seminar will cover among other topics; CEQA & Environmental Review Issues, Notification & Testing Requirements, and Water Management & Groundwater Monitoring Plans. The seminar will be held on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 in Bakersfield CA. For more information please go to http://www.stoel.com/showevent.aspx?Show=10831
Nov. 11, 2013
BSK was awarded a contract by the State of Washington to provide analytical laboratory services to state agencies. The primary purchasers are the Washington State Department of Transportation, Department of Ecology, other state agencies, participating institutions of higher education (colleges and universities) and municipalities within the State of Washington. The contract value is $500,000 for a two year period with renewal options for up to six years. Under this contract BSK will be part of a vendor pool made up of a small number of labs who have been qualified to compete for this work.
Oct. 31, 2013
BSK will be presenting at APWA’s Northern California Chapter’s 17th annual Public Works Conference 2013 on November, 6th. BSK’s presentation "Managing Project Environmental Risks", addresses; identifying, minimizing and mitigating environmental risks on projects.
Oct. 7, 2013
BSK helped sponsor the Sacramento Regional Conservation Corps (SRCC) 11th Annual Golf Extravaganza "GLOWING FUTURE" event at the Foothill Golf Course in Sacramento on October 3, 2013. The mission of the SRCC is to enrich the lives of young adults by providing a development program integrating education, job skills training and work experience on conservation projects and service opportunities that benefit the region and our corps members. Proceeds from this event, provide transitional scholarships to graduating corps members who are entering the workplace and/or continuing their education. What a Great Cause!
Sept. 23, 2013
BSK has moved their corporate headquarters and engineering operations to 550 West Locust Avenue, Fresno CA, 93650, effective September 23, 2013. BSK has been headquartered in Fresno since 1966, providing environmental consulting, geotechnical engineering, construction services and analytical testing to clients throughout California, and other Western states. “We needed the additional space at this new location to better serve our expanding client base” says Mike Vartanian, Chief Financial Officer at BSK. BSK also operates additional locations in Sacramento, Livermore, Bakersfield, with site operations in Washington