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Good Inspectors Know Their BMPs

Oct 9, 2009

Recently our co-workers, Terrill Lemke, Tim Zimmerly, and Jennifer Foote of ENV-RCRA— were featured in the October 2009 issue of Environmental Connection (see attached). The Environmental Connection magazine is published quarterly for members of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA). The magazine’s goal is to promote the exchange of...

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North Wind President Honored as Latina Women Entrepreneur of the Year

Sep 30, 2009

North Wind President Sylvia Medina was recently honored as the Latina Entrepreneur of the year. Medina received the award during a ceremony at the National Latina Symposium held September 9, in Washington DC. The award honors the accomplishments and achievements by Latinas in business, science, politics, education, sports, and...

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Fish Packers – Hiking with a Backpack Full of Baby Fish

North Wind employee Jennifer Weidhaas is in TIME OUT on 9/23/09. She backpacked fish to a high mountain lake with Fish and Game.

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Stimulus Progress Report: Rolling Out the Jobs

Sep 24, 2009

By Debra K. Rubin and Pam Hunter, with Bruce Buckley and Tony Illia North Wind Inc., a $62-million-a-year engineering firm based in Idaho Falls, credits ARRA-funded DOE and state cleanup work with adding at least 30 to 40 positions to its staff of 350, says founder and CEO...

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Managing Frustration When Seeking Stimulus Money

Jul 31, 2009

Government contracts are cumbersome, but small business owners would be wise to gear up for the learning curve involved in submitting winning bids By Karen E. Klein Business Week When John DePaola heard President Obama talking about putting government stimulus money into weatherizing older, inefficient public buildings, he couldn’t...

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The Top 200 Environmental Firms – Companies Face Recession Now But Still Plan for Recovery

By Debra Rubin, Pam Hunter, Bruce Buckley and Tony Illia Copyright © 2006-2008 The McGraw-Hill Companies – All Rights Reserved. The Top 200 Environmental Firms coasted to yet another record year for revenue growth in 2008, but that windfall will now have to sustain them through tough times ahead....

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North Wind Sponsors Hispanic Youth Symposium

Jul 9, 2009

Wendell High School Senior Michael Sandoval and Emerson High School Seniors Maribel Trejo, and Kasha Roberts were each awarded a $2000 North Wind, Inc. scholarship at the 2009 Hispanic Youth Symposium (HYS) held in Sun Valley, April 24-26. These students are part of more than 150 Idaho Latino...

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WIPP Board Member Sylvia Medina Testifies Before Senate Small Business Committee May 21, 2009

Jun 24, 2009

Sylvia Medina, WIPP National Partner and President of North Wind, Inc. statement on her testimony before the Senate Small Business Committee on May 21, 2009: As a small business owner that contracts primarily with the federal government, I have been very interested in how the Recovery Act (stimulus funds)...

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Work Set to Start at One of Hanford’s Worst Sites

Jun 4, 2009

By Annette Cary, Herald staff writer Work to determine what was buried in one of Hanford’s most hazardous waste sites is ready to begin with federal economic stimulus money. Washington Closure Hanford has awarded a subcontract worth up to $4.4 million to North Wind Inc., of Idaho Falls to...

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