News

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  • 03.13.2012

    Section 404 Nationwide Permits are Changing!

      The new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Section 404 Clean Water Act Nationwide Permits (NWPs) will become effective March 19, 2012. The existing (2007) NWPs will expire on March 18, 2012. We’re here to help you keep your projects on track during this transition by providing resources, information, and assistance. read more »

  • 02.16.2012

    Jason Ricks Joins ESA’s Southern California Energy Team

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce that jricks [at] esassoc [dot] com (Jason Ricks) has joined our Los Angeles office as a Senior Managing Associate in our Energy Group. read more »

  • 02.14.2012

    City of Pleasanton Adopts Climate Action Plan

    Last night the City of Pleasanton officially adopted their Climate Action Plan – an accomplishment that marks the City’s commitment to sustainability and reducing community-wide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 15% below 2005 levels by 2020. The Climate Action Plan, developed by ESA in close coordination with the City and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), meets the requirements for a “Qualified Greenhouse Reduction Plan” as specified by BAAQMD’s recently adopted CEQA guidelines. read more »

  • 02.01.2012

    Paragon Research Associates Joins ESA

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Paragon Research Associates (Paragon), a Seattle-based cultural resource management, curatorial and collections management consulting firm, has joined ESA. The addition of Paragon’s principal, Paula Johnson, and her staff of archeologists and curation specialists, supports ESA’s strategy to deepen technical services in cultural resources throughout the West. read more »

  • 01.19.2012

    ESA Names Two Vice Presidents - Annette Bonilla and Jean Chen

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading California environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Annette Bonilla, Director of Human Resources and Operations and Jean Chen, Corporate Controller, have been named ESA Vice Presidents. read more »

  • 01.18.2012

    Julie Sullivan Named Vice President

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA) is pleased to announce that Julie Sullivan has been appointed an ESA Vice President. As Southeast Regional Director and Director of the Southeast Biological Resources and Land Management Group, Julie has grown our services and staff to better meet the needs of our Florida clients. As a Vice President, Julie joins senior leadership in setting the firm’s direction and committing the firm’s resources to meet client needs. read more »

  • 01.18.2012

    Jim O’Toole Named Vice President and Deputy California Water Practice Leader

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading California environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Jim O’Toole has been promoted to Vice President and Deputy Leader of ESA’s California Water practice. read more »

  • 12.14.2011

    ESA Plants 19 Trees in Celebration of 2011

    More than 200 heartfelt sentiments make up our 2011 wish tree. Written by staff throughout the company, they encompass a variety of thoughtful hopes, wishes, and dreams for our world and our communities. We invite you share a moment of reflection as you join us to explore our wishes for the upcoming year. read more »

  • 12.12.2011

    ESA’s Tampa Office Moves

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA) announced that the firm’s Tampa office has moved two miles south to 4350 West Cypress Street, Suite 950 in Tampa, Florida. read more »

  • 12.12.2011

    A Successful Restoration for the Napa River

    The Napa River flows though one of the most scenic landscapes in the Bay Area, and supports one of the largest remaining salmon runs, but it faces many challenges. In the mid 20th century the river corridor was squeezed from a broad ribbon to a narrow thread, as land managers cut off secondary channels and confined the river behind levees. At the same time urbanization and land drainage funneled more water into a narrower floodway. The result was channel incision – unable to spread its energy across a wide floodplain the river cut down into its bed, causing the banks to fail. read more »