Member Spotlight

Simbeck and Associates, Inc. entered the liner containment business in 1992. JoAnne ran a pre-school/ day-care for 12 years and Jon spent 15 years selling for B.F. Goodrich and other Suppliers. They talked Brian Simbeck (now Operations VP) into leaving Environmental Liners and forming a small family business. All five sons worked at one point or another, with Duff Simbeck now in charge of personnel and contracts. Over twenty two years, Simbeck and Associates, Inc. installed membranes in 25 different states (180 million square feet total) including high-profile jobs like Summitville Mine 1998 and Nottingham Lake in 2013 . Corporate headquarters are in Mancos, Colorado, with a second facility in Brainerd, Minnesota. For repair requests or bid notifications, please contact Duff Simbeck (970) 533-7178 ( or visit


FGI 47th Teleconference Meeting Minutes

FGI’s 47th Teleconference Meeting was held on Friday, March 1, 2013. The meeting minutes can be found on the member documents page. If you have any questions, corrections, or would like any additional information about the teleconference, please let me know.

Article: Stormwater Management at an Iconic Boston Property

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Short course: Environmental Protection in Shale Oil and Gas Development

By: Fabricated Geomembrane Institute and University of Illinois

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Registration at: 

Location: Pennsylvania College of Technology (PCT) Professional Development Center (PDC), 1 College Avenue Williamsport (north of Harrisburg), PA 17701;

This short course will describe the estimated 50 trillion cubic feet of retrievable natural gas and oil in the Appalachian Basin, applicable regulations, best development practices, techniques to ensure environmental protection during the process, and construction materials techniques to facilitate shale oil and gas development.