Tag: karen thompson

Karen Thompson Reappointed to the Kentucky Geological Survey Advisory Board

Karen Thompson, P.G., with Smith Management Group has been reappointed by Governor Beshear to serve on the Kentucky Geological Survey’s Advisory Board.  Ms. Thompson’s new board term will expire on September 1, 2017. Karen Thompson is a Registered Professional Geologist with twenty years experience with environmental projects including hazardous waste remediation, groundwater investigations and remedial […]

SMG Participates in Maryville Elementary School Career Fair

Karen Thompson, a Professional Geologist at Smith Management Group, is a presenter at the Maryville Elementary School Career Fair on April 12th.  She will be interacting with K thru 5 students sharing information about being a professional geologist in the environmental field.  Maryville Elementary Career Fair focuses on the 14 Kentucky Career Clusters which are: Transportation, […]

How Sequestration will Affect EPA?

The EPA is bracing for a 8.2% cut in the agency’s spending for 2013. It is estimated that the overall budget for EPA is expected be cut by $719 Million below FY 2012. Possible cuts include furloughs, limited spending on travel and training, cuts to contractor budgets, and possible cuts to state grants. Furloughs will […]

SMG Talks About Water Quality And Bona Fide Purchaser Process

Environmental affairs were the subject of discussion on March 5th and 6th during the Kentucky Chamber Environmental Conference, held in Lexington.  The conference format was more complex this year with multiple breakout session and a lot more topics, covered in depth.  SMG was deeply involved in the conference with Scott Smith serving on the planning […]

Karen Thompson, PG, Named 2011 Geologist of the Year

Karen Thompson, a project manager and professional geologist with Smith Management Group in Lexington, was honored recently by the Kentucky Section of the American Institute of Professional Geologists as the Geologist of the Year. The award was presented by Frank Ettensohn, president of KY-AIPG and Kentucky State Geologist Jim Cobb. Thompson works as a consulting […]