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January 23, 2018

January 23, 2018

Barr’s Nick Gow and Denise Levitan elected to the SME Young Leaders committee
Recently, Nick Gow was elected chair of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) Young Leaders Committee and more

January 22, 2018

Barr’s Mary Sands named board chair for Minnesota Brownfields
In January, Barr vice president Mary Sands was named the board chair for Minnesota Brownfields, a nonprofit organization more

January 19, 2018

Barr’s Jennifer Entwistle speaks at “Year of the Engineer” kickoff
On January 18, the Science Museum of Minnesota kicked off its “Year of the Engineer,” aimed at spurring interest in the more

January 2, 2018

Barr’s Ali Ling authors new study on microbiomes and wastewater treatment
The communities of microbes within the reactors of wastewater treatment facilities have long been studied, but information about these microbiomes is seldom used to improve more

December 4, 2017

Barr’s Mike Mayer to moderate webinar on birds and the energy industry
On December 6, Barr senior environmental review scientist Mike Mayer will lead “Birds and Energy: A Discussion of the more

November 27, 2017

Barr’s Justin Soberaski named to NDSWRA board
Hydrogeologist Justin Soberaski (pictured below) has been elected to the North Dakota Solid Waste and Recycling more

November 22, 2017

Barr staff to present at watershed districts meeting
The Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts (MAWD) 2017 Annual Meeting and Trade Show will take place from November 30 through December 2 at the Arrowwood Conference more

November 20, 2017

holiday silent auction raises nearly $8,000
Barr’s annual silent auction was, once again, a resounding success. The event raised $7,911 for Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People (VEAP) and other food shelves and more

November 17, 2017

Aklima Hossain, Larry Pearlstein, Nav Dhadli, and Kathryn Ryan join Barr
Barr adds a senior process engineer and a senior electrical engineer in Ann Arbor, a senior chemical engineer in Calgary, and a senior landscape architect in more

October 27, 2017

PFAS expert provides local and national perspectives
Ginny Yingling from the Minnesota Department of Health visited Barr to talk about current state and national efforts to understand and clean up per- and polyfluoroalkyl more

October 27, 2017

capstone project to analyze lake system resiliency
Saint Paul Regional Water Services, the drinking water utility for Saint Paul, MN, pumps water from the Mississippi River to the city’s drinking-water treatment plant through more

October 5, 2017

Barr’s Jeong-Yun Won and Francisco Hernandez Martinez present at geotechnical conference in Seoul

October 5, 2017

Barr’s Brian Tri presents at wind power meeting
Yesterday, senior civil/structural engineer Brian Tri (pictured below) spoke about repowering wind turbines using existing more

October 3, 2017

Barr’s Dave Dahlstrom to present at groundwater conference
On November 2, the American Groundwater Trust is hosting the “Conference on Maximizing America’s Alluvial Aquifers” in Louisville, Kentucky. The conference focuses on alternative more

September 25, 2017

battling the heat, humidity, and hills
Despite a hot and humid day, 25 runners from Barr recently completed the 2017 Surly Brewing Co. Trail Loppet at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The participants more

December 19, 2016

regulatory update
In June 2016, President Obama signed into law the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act for the 21st Century, which amended the primary chemical-management law in the U.S.: more