Environmental Impact Assessment

Aspen specializes in the management of environmental assessment efforts under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). For more than 25 years, Aspen has completed numerous environmental analysis and permitting assignments, often characterized by highly visible and controversial projects, extensive public participation programs, and coordination with local, state, and federal agencies. Aspen regularly serves in the role of prime contractor to industry and agencies for CEQA/NEPA analysis and routinely manages a team of specialists for purpose of conducting detailed and comprehensive environmental impact analyses for a wide range of projects. Aspen’s environmental impact assessment capabilities include collecting data and performing analyses for environmental impact assessment documents and supporting environmental documentation, including permit documentation for compliance with the full range of state and federal environmental regulations.

Aspen’s services and capabilities in Environmental Impact Assessment include:

  • Environmental Impact Reports (CEQA)
  • Environmental Impact Statements (NEPA)
  • Environmental Assessments
  • Initial Studies
  • Negative Declarations (NDs) and Mitigated NDs
  • Scoping Reports
  • Alternative Screening Reports
  • Supplemental and Subsequent Impact Analysis
  • Programmatic Analysis
  • Agency Coordination
  • Decision Support

Featured Project

Sunrise Powerlink Project

Aspen managed the environmental review process for Sunrise Powerlink, which was one of the largest and most controversial of California’s recent high-voltage transmission projects. Sunrise Powerlink was a proposal to construct a new 150-mile high-voltage transmission line through portions of San Diego and Imperial counties in California. Aspen managed the...

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