Northgate Supports 2015 TechWomen Program

October 2, 2015

Northgate is proud to welcome emerging leader Nomvelo Siwela as part of the 2015 TechWomen program.  Nomvelo, an environmental manager from South Africa with a particular interest in green infrastructure and waste-to-energy recycling, will be joining the Northgate team for the month of October. Having participated in the US Department of State sponsored TechWomen mentorship
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Northgate Welcomes New Staff Geologist to Southern California Office

September 22, 2015

Northgate is pleased to announce that Michelle Hughson has joined our Northgate team. Having completed her honor’s thesis in developing a Site Conceptual Model of groundwater flow conditions at a solid waste landfill and having previously worked with Southwest Energy in Houston, Texas, Michelle comes to Northgate with strong academic and technical training as a
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Northgate Principal Becomes President of Sustainable Remediation Forum

February 7, 2015

 Northgate is pleased to announce that Maile Smith, Principal Geologist, has been elected as the 2015 President of the Sustainable Remediation Forum (SURF).  SURF is a consortium of technical experts in the industrial, regulatory, consulting, and academic arenas focused on promoting the use of sustainable practices in environmental cleanups, aiming to balance economic viability, conservation
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Northgate presents at the Battelle 8th International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments, in New Orleans, January 12-15

January 9, 2015

Use of Mercury Stable Isotope Analysis for Sediment Source Identification  Northgate will be presenting a poster at the Battelle conference on a forensic application of stable isotope speciation to identify sources of mercury (Hg) that have contaminated sediment in a San Francisco Bay harbor.   We collected sediment samples over a 200-acre drainage basin that discharges
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Northgate Supports Angel Island Conservancy

December 16, 2014

In our commitment to preserving parks, wetlands, and open space, Northgate is pleased to support the Angel Island Conservancy, a partner of Angel Island State Park, at their Angel Lights event.  The Angel Island Conservancy raises funds and develops public outreach programs, including a scholarship program for underserved students. Funds raised will be used to
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Northgate Supports Oakland Leaf to Rebuild a School Garden

October 31, 2014

This past weekend, Northgate helped Oakland Leaf rebuild the school garden at International Community School/Think College Now. Receiving lumber, tools, and soil donations from Ashby Lumber and local nurseries, we were able to demolish the old, decaying garden beds and build seven new raised garden beds.  Students at this East Oakland school will plant the
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Northgate Supports TechWomen Mentoring Girls in STEM Community Event at Twitter

October 17, 2014

This week Northgate attended the TechWomen Mentoring Girls in STEM Community Event hosted by Twitter’s Women in Engineering Group, #WOMENG. We met many inspiring emerging leaders from Africa and the Middle East, as well as  professional and cultural mentors from STEM organizations around the Bay Area. The night ended with a #TechWomen song! #TW2014