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Technical Capabilities

Land Use


● Analysis of development issues
● Conversion of agricultural land
● Provision of public services
● Compatibility between land uses
● Jobs/housing balance
● Conformance with regulating laws/policies
● FAA Part 77/TERPS analyses, radar probability of detection (Pd) modeling
● Permit acquisition
● Construction monitoring, including biological oversight

Wind Energy


● NEPA and CEQA documentation
● Biological surveys, permitting and HCP development
● Noise monitoring and modeling
● Visual simulations
● Caltrans documents [Preliminary Environmental Studies (PES) Form, technical memorandums, Natural Environmental Study (NES), and consultations with biological and cultural resource agencies

Air Quality


● Modeling
● Ambient measurements
● Monitoring
● Air quality/greenhouse gas/climate change impact assessments
● Best available control technology requirements
● Cumulative basin emissions
● Air district consistency analyses

Water Quality


● Sediment loading
● Measurement of dissolved solids
● Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans

Biology


● Field reconnaissance
● Aerial photo interpretation
● Vegetation mapping
● Endangered species surveys
● Habitat enhancement and restoration programs
● Wetland delineations
● Habitat conservation planning
● Database mapping of special-status species
● Formulation of plans and funding structures
● Population monitoring programs
● Habitat management plans
● Revegetation/habitat restoration/landscape plans
● Construction and revegetation monitoring

Noise


● Field measurement of ambient noise levels
● Field measurement of source-generated noise levels
● Modeling new source impacts
● Modeling traffic noise levels
● Modeling roadway barrier attenuatio

Permit Assistance


● USFWS incidental take permits and Section 7 consultations
● USACE Section 404 (Clean Water Act) permits
● CDFG Section 1600 agreements

 

Visual


● Viewshed analysis using photo montage and project simulation
● Computer-generated terrain modeling with project simulation