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Joe Kasper - Passes Away
It is with heavy hearts that KEY announces the passing of one of our long time employees, Joe Kasper, P.G. His sudden passing on March 13, 2019 was due to complications from a stroke. Joe had been part of the KEY family for over 13 years. His contributions to our growth are immeasurable and he will be missed by his co-workers, clients, business colleagues, and fellow geologists. Joe leaves behind his beautiful wife Judy, who he was married to for 36 years, along with his children (Joe Jr., Amanda, and Jon) and two beautiful grandchildren (Juna Rose and Jackson Austin). Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
KEY Supports Redevelopment/Wetland Project on Staten Island
KEY has been a member of the technical team working on the project to re-habilitate this former oil terminal. Working with the developers, KEY has been integral in bringing the new warehouses at this site above the flood plain. To learn more please click on the below link:Wetland Project
CLP wins Beckjord Redevelopment Project
KEY would like to congratulate one of our valued client partners, Commercial Liability Partners, LLC (CLP) for their acquisition from Duke Energy, AEP, and Dayton Power and Light, of the Beckjord power plant. Located in New Richmond, Ohio. The Beckjord facility sits in a strategic location along the banks of the Ohio River 30 miles east of Cincinnati.
KEY assisted CLP prior to the sale with development of a comprehensive environmental management plan for the site, including identification of future investigation, design, permitting, and closure requirements. As CLP proceeds with their re-development efforts, KEY will play a significant role to assist with the engineering design and closure plans for the various former coal ash disposal facilities located at the site. Additionally KEY and our affiliate company Field and Technical Services (FTS) will assist in meeting the environmental permit and compliance requirements for the project, including groundwater monitoring and NPDES permit compliance activities.
FTS-KEY Oil and Gas Marketing
FTS and KEY have combined marketing forces to pursue work in the Oil and Gas industry. With the creation of the a new web site designed to drive “traffic” to our web sites, the new site can be found at www.fts-key.com. With that, Vicki Bomberger also updated the FTS webpage to reflect the services being performed. Also, a combined advertisement is up on the Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association (PIOGA) web site.
And finally, if driving along Interstate 70 between Wheeling, WV and Washington, PA, keep your eyes open around mile marker 3 where a roadside billboard supporting the combined companies efforts for the OIL and GAS Industry sites prominently along the highway. Designed in cooperation with Lamar Advertising, this is FTS and KEY’s first reach into this advertising medium.
KEY Acquires Green Energy Initiatives, LLC
KEY has acquired the assets of Green Energy Initiatives, LLC (GEI) of St. Clairsville, OH. This represents the first acquisition for KEY. GEI provided environmental consulting and services to the Ohio Valley. The owner of GEI, Mr. James G. Lewis, will be joining KEY as a Senior Project Manager. Mr. Lewis will continue to pursue opportunities in the Ohio Valley serving his current clients and enhancing his services with the additional resources KEY can provide. Other staff members of GEI will be offered positions under the agreement. To read the press release, please click on the "Read More" button.
Dr. Jordan Elected to PCPG Board
Dr. Tom Jordan, P.G., was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Council of Professional Geologists (PCPG). He will serve on the board for a 3-year term starting in January 2019. Dr. Jordan has participated in various educational seminars for the PCPG including teaching the seismology, exploration geophysics, and the well logging component of the ABSOG exam review course since 2007. As a board member, Tom will to continue to raise awareness amongst geologists and the public to all the great work, professional services, and outstanding resources of information provided by the PCPG. He loo ks forward to taking his current support of the PCPG to the next level by interfacing and exchanging ideas with the existing leadership team to help insure that the PCPG can continue to evolve and meet the changing needs of Pennsylvania’s geologists. KEY is a corporate member of the PCPG and 11 employees are members. Click on the "Read More" button to read Tom’s profile.