Questions about how we can help with Environmental Planning?
EPD understands that the environmental process is complex and sometimes perplexing. Our team’s decades of experience in implementing all aspects of the environmental process and understanding the myriad of federal, state, local laws and regulatory procedures are followed enables EPD to create a defensible document and avoid delays. EPDs comprehensive environmental services enable us to balance environmental protection with the successful implementation of efficient, beneficial, and a cost effective approach to the CEQA process. We have a unique advantage over other firms due to our deep understanding of environmental compliance and extensive project development and permit processing experience. Working as a team with our clients, EPD strategizes the environmental process from the initial planning stages to ensure compliance and streamline timelines.
EPD in-house experts have the combined experience in reviewing and commenting on CEQA and NEPA documents, conducting scoping meetings and providing community outreach informing stakeholders of the project’s environmental analysis compliance. Our experience provides the opportunity for quick resolution for client’s environmental and regulatory issues, allowing projects to move forward expediently.
Our documentation services in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), include:
- Categorical and Statutory Exemptions
- Finding of No Significant Impacts (FONSIs)
- Initial Studies, Negative Declarations, and Mitigated Negative Declarations (MNDs)
- Environmental Assessments (EAs)
- Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs)
- Environmental Impact Statements (EISs)
- Mitigation Plans and Compliance Monitoring
- All required noticing