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Clean Water Act

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clean water actThe new rule, which was proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, would codify their interpretation of the Clean Water Act after a 2006 Supreme Court ruling. In addition to navigable waterways, the rule provides EPA protection for certain wetlands and ...

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What is Earth Day?

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Earth Day Engineering SurveyingEarth Day is a Birthday! Just like a birthday is a special day to celebrate a person, Earth Day is a special day that celebrates the Earth. Earth Day was born on April 22, 1970, in San Francisco, California. Every year, America and over 100 different countries join in the celebration of Earth Day ...

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Welcome Back Tom

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Tom TravitzkyWe are very happy to welcome back on board as a Resident Project Representative/Construction Inspector.  Mr. Tom Travitzky has worked at Peters Consultants, Inc. on an as needed basis on a number of large construction projects through the past 8 years as a Construction Inspector and Resident Project Representative. Tom ...

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PSAB ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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Peters Consultants, Inc. once again participated as an exhibitor in the 2014 Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs Conference at The Penn Stater, State College, April 6 & 7, 2014.

The conference provides elected officials, municipal engineers, and code officials with training and an opportunity to meet and speak with Exhibitors that want to provide services and products to their boroughs.

The Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs represents 2.6 million Pennsylvanians in 958 boroughs and the more than 12,000 elected officials who serve ...

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PSATS ANNUAL EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW

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Peters Consultants, Inc. once again is participating as an exhibitor in the 92nd Annual Educational Conference and Tradeshow of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors April 13-15 at the Hershey Lodge.

The conference provides township official and municipal engineers and code officials with information, services and products to help them better server the constituents and gives them an opportunity exchange ideas on important local issues.   Heading the list of notable speakers was Governor Tom Corbett.

The Pennsylvania State Association of Township ...

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Contractors/Engineers Workshop

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IMG_20140312_103540_286Dennis Peters, PE, PLS, the Principal at Peters Consultants, Inc., was honored to be a presenter at the 20th Annual Regional Contractors Workshop at Keystone College on March 12, 2014.  Mr. Peters’ presentation touched on  what storm water is in the context of ...

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National Flood Insurance Program

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National Flood Insurance ProgramOn Tuesday, March 4, 2014 The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to curb some of the premium increases in the nation’s flood insurance program that have been causing “sticker shock” for property owners. The measure reverses some of the changes to the National Flood ...

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What We Are Up To…

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PCI participated by exhibiting at the Luzerne, Bradford, Columbia and Union County’s Township Officials Annual Conferences from August – October. Every county in Pennsylvania (except Philadelphia, which has no townships) has formed a county association of township officials.  Members of these county associations meet regularly to discuss issues of local and regional importance.  The conferences typically include training opportunities, guest speakers from the state and local level, and exhibits by vendors hoping to do business with local municipalities.

Mike Cymbala ...

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What is an Elevation Certificate?

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FEMA has developed a standardized Elevation Certificate form that is used to gather elevation data for the purpose of accurately assessing flood risks to structures located in Flood Hazard Zones. An Elevation Certificate must be prepared and certified by a Pennsylvania licensed Land Surveyor.  An Elevation Certificate contains:

  • Accurate determination of Flood Zone and Base Flood Elevation (BFE)
  • Geographic location of structure (latitude & longitude)
  • Ground elevations adjacent to structure foundation
  • Type of structure and foundation system
  • Elevation of lowest storage level (crawlspace, basement, slab, ...
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Stormwater Management

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whenitrainsGovernor Corbett signed a bill allowing for the creation of stormwater authorities.

A bill aimed at improving stormwater management in Pennsylvania was signed into law by governor Tom Corbett.  Senate Bill 351, authored by Senator Edwin “Ted: Erickson (R-Chester), enables the creation of stormwater authorities to help create a stable source of funding for municipal management planning and projects.  The bill ...

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