Blackstone Partners with Pipeline Companies to Correct Exposures

Ongoing pipeline rehabilitation and maintenance is essential to protecting oil and gas assets, and the environment surrounding this vital energy infrastructure.  Blackstone specializes in stream bank stabilization and erosion control engineering to address exposed pipeline and at-risk foundations for overhead cable-suspended pipelines. The areas we usually work on are stream crossings or floodplain areas that […]

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Emily Smart Joins Blackstone Environmental, Inc.

Emily Smart has joined Blackstone Environmental, Inc. as a Project Manager in Eastern Iowa. Her addition to the team will allow Blackstone to expand its service area throughout Iowa. Emily will serve as the technical lead and Project Manager in Eastern Iowa, executing the project needs of Blackstone’s diverse and expanding clientele. Emily and the Blackstone team […]

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Blackstone Environmental, Inc. Hires Scott Mattes

Scott Mattes has joined Blackstone Environmental, Inc. as Senior Project Manager and Manager of Iowa Operations. Scott’s addition strengthens Blackstone’s environmental capabilities across the Midwest.  Scott has over 21 years of experience in environmental compliance, water quality, managing lead-based paint and asbestos, Brownfield redevelopment, and air quality consulting. Scott is also a licensed FAA Part 107 Unmanned Aerial […]

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BLACKSTONE ENVIRONMENTAL, INC. EXPANDS TO IOWA

OVERLAND PARK, KS, February 5—Blackstone Environmental, Inc. (Blackstone), a consulting environmental engineering firm with headquarters in Overland Park, KS, is pleased to announce the opening of two new offices in Iowa, Des Moines Metro Area and Iowa City/Cedar Rapids Metro Areas. With the new locations in Iowa, Blackstone is adding two well respected environmental professionals, […]

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Alicia Croci joins Blackstone

Blackstone Environmental is pleased to announce that Alicia Croci has joined our staff as a Marketing Coordinator. Alicia recently received a B.S.J in Strategic Communication and a B.F.A. in Design from the University of Kansas in May 2017. While attending the University of Kansas, Alicia worked as a Marketing Program Manager at the KU Recreation Services […]

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Anne Melia Awarded 2017 Heartland Chapter Member of the Year

The Heartland Chapter of the Academy of Certified Hazardous Materials Managers (ACHMM) recently awarded Anne Melia of Blackstone Environmental, Inc. as the 2017 Chapter Member of the Year. In addition to perfect attendance, she supported the chapter by serving as Secretary and Communications Director, organizing multiple meetings in 2017, serving on the 2017 Golf Tournament […]

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And the Winner is……..

And the Winner of the 2017 Halloween Chili Cookoff is….Rowley Tedlock for “Jimmy Dean’s Chili.” Rowley deposes two-time reigning champion, Ed Guernsey.

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The Winning Team – 2017 Kansas SWANA Conference!

The Blackstone/WCA Team of Kyle Kukuk, Mike Kukuk, Matt Sanders and Ethan Shackelford took first place at the 2017 Kansas SWANA Conference Golf Tournament! If you are attending the conference, stop by our booth and say hello!

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Blackstone and Hamm, Inc. Present at WASTECON 2017

Blackstone continues its streak of conference presentations in 2017 this time at SWANA’s WASTECON 2017, held September 25th through 27th, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland! Blackstone President, Mike Kukuk, and Charlie Sedlock of Hamm, Inc., presented “Sustainable ET Landfill Covers: A Savannah Based Ecosystem Design.” A brief abstract of the presentation is provided below. If you […]

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Recent changes to the ODEQ Industrial Stormwater Program

Effective July 5, 2017, the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) reissued the OPDES Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) OKR05 for stormwater discharges associated with Industrial Activity within the State of Oklahoma.  This new permit replaces the 2011 OKR05 permit that expired on September 4, 2016.  It is important to note that all existing and new […]

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Blackstone Presents at MWCC!

Blackstone is on a roll with conference presentations in 2017! Blackstone President, Mike Kukuk and Project Manager, Lindsay James, recently presented at the Annual Missouri Waste Control Coalition (MWCC) Conference, July 16 through July 18th. Charlie Sedlock of Hamm, Inc., was a co-presenter with Mike. Brief abstracts of each presentation are provided below. If you […]

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ROG Interview – 2017 Mid-Year Executive Outlook

Mike Kukuk, Blackstone President, recently spoke with Rusk O’Brien Gido + Partners about specific successes and challenges associated with an A/E firm of less than 50 employees.   To read the full interview, please see the link below. 2017 Mid-Year Executive Outlook

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SWANA Announces 2017 Safety Award Winners

Congratulations to Charlie Sedlock and Hamm Waste Services for their 2017 Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Safety Awards! 2017 Award winners were selected by SWANA’s Technical Divisions and the SWANA Safety Committee for their excellence in solid waste safety. Hamm Waste Services won in the Sustainable Materials Management Division for Best Safety Innovation […]

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Amy Peacock joins Blackstone

Blackstone Environmental is pleased to announce that Amy Peacock has joined our staff as an Environmental Geologist. Amy recently received a B.S. in Geology from the University of Kansas in May 2017. While at the University of Kansas, Amy trained and led a team of research assistants performing field and laboratory efforts in support geochemistry […]

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