Environmental

Environmental 

We provide environmental and social permitting capabilities to commercial clients including design and implementation of baseline studies to support project design, facility location selection, permit application preparation, closure and reclamation plan design, environmental and social impact analysis, and operational and post-operational compliance. Our team includes senior staff with extensive experience in domestic and international projects including managing and compiling Environmental and Social Impact Assessment documents in support of project financing through the World Bank – International Finance Committee (IFC) and subsequent monitoring program development to ensure continued compliance with Equator Principles and IFC Performance Standards.  We have participated in development of biodiversity offset projects and sustainable closure planning.

 

Areas of Expertise: 

  • Environmental and Social baseline studies – design, implementation, reporting
  • Predictive modeling – geochemistry, surface water/groundwater – dewatering system design and effects, air quality,
  • Permit application assistance; Mining, Jurisdictional Waters, NPDES discharge permit, Groundwater discharge – state/federal programs, air quality
  • Reclamation and closure plan design
  • Environmental and social impact assessment – NEPA, state Environmental Policy Acts, International ESIA preparation
  • Monitoring program design – air quality, water resources (surface water/groundwater), ecological, social/health programs
  • Public outreach/involvement/stakeholder mapping