Planning Studies

Pinecrest–Herring Creek Recreation Composite Study

Sonora, California

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture – Forest ServicesA comprehensive multi-disciplinary recreation and natural resources 30-year plan for 22,000 acres of Stanislaus National Forest.

 

Surface Mining Sedimentation Ponds Impact Analysis

U.S. Nationwide

U.S. Dept. of Interior – Office of Surface Mining

Environmental assessment of surface mining sedimentation ponds, including water quality impacts and habitat restoration alternatives.

 

Rio Bravo Hydroelectric Project FERC License

Bakersfield, California

Anderson-Nichols & Olcese Water DistrictField identification, analysis and mitigation design for two species protected by the Endangered Species Act plus modeling and analysis of a protected fishery, CEQA Initial Studies and impact analysis reports.

 

San Felipe Yerba Buena Roads EIR

San Jose, California

City of San Jose – Public Works Department Environmental impact report for the proposed road-widening project including biological surveys, growth-inducing and physical impact analyses.

 

Berkeley North Waterfront EA

Berkeley, California

City of BerkeleyEnvironmental assessment of municipal sanitary landfill and regional park master plan.

 

Caltrain Peninsula Rail Service, EIR

San Francisco, California

Peninsula Corridor Study Joint Powers BoardConstraints analysis and alternatives assessment.

 

Hamilton Air Force Base Environmental Assessment

Novato, California

Port of Oakland

Environmental assessment and alternatives analysis of a land use plan proposed for a de-commissioned U.S. Air Force base.

 

Elmhurst Creek Flood Control Channel Restoration

Oakland, California

Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District

Endangered Species Act analysis and mitigation design plus RCRA remedial investigations plus landscape restoration planning.

 

Upper Mokelumne Hydroelectric Project

Upper Mokelumne Hydroelectric Project Calaveras and Amador Counties, California

East Bay Municipal Utilities District County-wide transportation impact analysis for truck-route impact assessment, traffic signage analysis and planning, telemetry tracking and modeling of blacktail-deer populations.

 

Infiltration/Inflow (I/I) Study

Berkeley/Oakland, California

East Bay Municipal Utilities District (EBMUD)

Multi-year I/I stormwater sampling, modeling and physical inspections within several EBMUD sanitary sewer basins.

 

Env. Services Kaweah No. 3 Hydroelectric Facility Three Rivers, California

U.S. Dept. of Interior – Park Service

An exhaustive 3-year natural resource impact analysis of existing hydroelectric facilities within the boundaries of Sequoia National Park.

 

Middle Bar Hydroelectric Project Calaveras County, California

East Bay Municipal Utilities District (EBMUD)

Fishery investigations and in-stream modeling, creel census, "listed" protected species, sensitive habitat analyses and mitigation design.

 

Low Head Hydro Projects

Northern California

Gibbs & Hill, Inc. & various private property owners

Endangered Species Act and sensitive habitat assessments, CEQA initial studies and NEPA environmental assessments and construction mitigation measure design for over ten individual projects.

 

Guadeloupe Corridor Alternatives Analysis/EIS

San Jose, California

City of San Jose

Light rail transit land use planning, public opinion surveys, and engineering analyses.

 

Central City Resource Recovery Facility

Los Angeles, California

City of Los Angeles – Bureau of Sanitation

Environmental constraints and alternatives analysis of a central city resource recovery cogeneration facility.

 

Urban Stormwater Analysis

Eugene/Springfield, Oregon

Lane County Council of Governments

Urban stormwater runoff water quality analysis.

 

Scotty's Castle Water Supply System Evaluation

Death Valley, California

U.S. Dept. of Interior – Park Service

Engineering evaluation of an existing water supply system for Scotty's Castle, Death Valley National Park.

 

Uvas/Carnadero Creek Environmental Assessment

Santa Clara County, California

U.S. Department of the Army – Corps of Engineers S.F. District

Environmental and engineering analysis of proposed 7.5 miles of flood control improvements.

 

Lake Sonoma Recreation Area Master PlanSonoma County, California

U.S. Dept. of the Army – Army Corps of Engineers

Development of boat launch and marina recreation Master Plans including natural resource field surveys, landscape planning, access roads route selection and recreation planning services

 

Richmond Transport EIR

San Francisco, California

San Francisco Public Works Department - Clean Water ProgramLand use and noise analysis planning analysis of a combined sewer interceptor replacement project EIR