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Peters Consultants, Inc., working as a sub-consultant to Allan A. Myers has been retained to supply Construction Stakeout Services and AutoCAD Services for the Bloomsburg Flood Control Project.

The Flood Protection System, with a total estimated cost of $30 million, over a mile in length, will protect Autoneum North America and the former Windsor Foods site.

Peters will provide these services:

Survey existing conditions of the future work site.

Stake out all proposed construction work including levees and retaining ...

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MUNICIPALITIES HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO REVIEW THE PRE-DRAFT MS4 PERMIT CHANGES

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waterfallPennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is planning to make several fundamental changes to its next general permit for municipal separate storm sewer systems, or MS4s, under the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES). The changes are slated to take effect March 2018 and DEP is looking for “pre-draft” feedback ...

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Millions Face Higher Flood Insurance Premiums

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Millions of Americans including many whose homes were damaged by Tropical Storm Lee in 2011 are paying double-digit increases in flood insurance premiums. Those living with mortgages in high-risk flood regions are paying 18 percent increases under new legislation that went into effect this month.

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Need a Professional Engineer as an Educational Speaker for your next program or event?

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Mr. Dennis R. Peters, P.E., P.L.S., UCC Code Inspector,  Principal at Peters Consultants, Inc. has over 38 years experience of civil engineering and land surveying adding his vast knowledge insurmountable in the field.  Mr. Peters has educated local municipalities, civic organizations, high school students and other program attendees with his engineering expertise. If you are interested in having Mr. Peters as an educational speaker, please contact Amy Shortlidge at ashortlidge@petersconsultants.com.

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Job Creation on the Horizon

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The proposed 114-mile PennEast natural gas pipeline will originate in Dallas, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania and terminate at the Transco pipeline interconnection near Pennington, Mercer County, New Jersey.  It is estimated the design and construction phases will create more than 12,000 jobs and produce over $1.62 billion in economic stimulus. According to Econsult Solutions and Drexel University’s business school the design and construction phases would also create nearly $740 million in wages.

Additional information on the PennEast Pipeline economic impact ...

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National Engineer Week is February 22 -28

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Group Engineers Working on ProjectThe recognition of engineers began in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineers in conjunction with President George Washington’s birthday. It is noted President Washington is considered as the Nation’s first engineer, particularly for his survey work.

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It’s A Boy!

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Peters Consultants, Inc.’s surveyor & AutoCAD, Mike Cymbala and wife, Ryann, welcome the birth of their first child, son Brexten William Cymbala.  Baby Brexten joined family on 10/24/2014 weighing in at 5lbs 14oz and 20″ long.  Mother and son are doing well and we at PCI wish them the best!

 

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Project Manager Continues Education

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PSAB logoProject Manager, Angie Slusser, recently completed two workshops enhancing her qualifications at PCI. In September, she attended the Writing Effective Grant Proposals Workshop, hosted by The Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs.  The Workshop is designed to provide an efficient way to prepare a grant application. The focus of this workshop was to break down the process into a ...

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PCI Hires Two New Employees

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Tanner LamoreauxTanner Lamoreaux joined PCI as an AutoCAD operator. He is a recent graduate from Penn State University Wilkes-Barre with a degree in Surveying Engineer Technology. Tanner is eager to learn more about PCI and furthering his experience, as well as contributing to the continued success of PCI.

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FEMA Firefighter/EMS Grants Application

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FEMA Firefighter/EMS Grants Application
Period to Open in October –
Let Peters Consultants, Inc.
Assist YOU in the Process

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Local fire departments and emergency services organizations may now apply for funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG).

Applicant eligibility includes fire departments, non-affiliated emergency medical services ...

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