News

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  • 04.23.2012

    ESA Releases its Inaugural Sustainability Report

    ESA celebrated Earth Day 2012 by releasing its first bi-annual sustainability report. The 50-page document highlights the firm’s progress toward being a sustainable business, providing forward-looking sustainable solutions to the firm’s clients, and promoting stewardship of the environment, our communities and employee-owners. read more »

  • 04.13.2012

    ESA Completes Organics and Recycling Program Education Video

    ESA has created a multilingual training video to ensure the continued participation and success of commercial organics and recycling programs.  In the past several years, cities and counties throughout California have devoted significant time, effort, and money to grow their commercial food scrap collection programs. In the San Francisco Bay Area alone, there are thousands of businesses participating in these programs. read more »

  • 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 »