Environmental Sciences

We’re in the business of preventing and solving environmental challenges. Decades of experience give us a thorough, well-earned understanding of the environmental issues facing industry, property developers and owners, ports and harbors, governments, and the mining industry.

Our natural resource-related services include:

  • Aquatic, fisheries, plant, stream, wildlife, and marine biological surveys and analysis
  • Biological evaluations and endangered species consultations
  • Environmental permitting and planning (e.g., Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, local critical area ordinances and other federal, state, and local requirements)
  • Third party reviews for local agencies
  • Land use, recreation, and socioeconomic assessments
  • Ecosystem health assessment/basin management
  • Ecosystem and fish passage restoration
  • Environmental assessments and impact statements (NEPA, SEPA)
  • Evaluation of slope stability and sediment delivery
  • Wetlands delineation, mitigation, monitoring, and protection plans
  • Habitat creation, restoration, enhancement, mitigation, monitoring
  • In-house biological/taxonomy laboratory studies
  • Watershed analysis
  • Innovative studies and research for Columbia River sensitive species
  • Dredge sampling and analysis

Our Remediation & Contamination services include:

  • Bioremediation
  • Brownfields redevelopment
  • Confined aquatic disposal/nearshore fills
  • Due diligence, Phase I and II environmental site assessments
  • Environmental compliance, permitting, engineering, and monitoring
  • Environmental litigation support and cost recovery
  • Facility audits and site investigations
  • Groundwater and surface water modeling
  • Hazardous materials management
  • Hydrogeologic services
  • Mine reclamation
  • Regulatory strategy and support
  • Remedial investigations, feasibility studies, and design
  • Stormwater management and treatment
  • Technical support during construction
  • Vapor intrusion assessment and mitigation
  • Water quality assessment
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