News

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  • 07.26.2012

    Climate and Energy Action: More Plans in the Works

    Climate Action Plans (CAPs) have become important planning tools for communities to articulate how they will meet energy, mobility, and material resource challenges in a carbon-constrained economy. read more »

  • 06.04.2012

    Erick Cooke Joins ESA’s Central Valley Water Team

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Erick Cooke has joined our Sacramento office as a Senior Managing Associate in our Water Group. read more »

  • 05.23.2012

    California State Legislature Applauds Napa River Rutherford Restoration

    ESA PWA's innovative work on the Napa River Rutherford Restoration continues to receive attention. On Monday, May 21st the California State Legislature formally recognized the Napa River Restoration Rutherford Reach project and ESA PWA received a certificate honoring their work and contribution to the project. Andy Collison and Jorgen Blomberg were in attendance to receive the award on the company’s behalf, and were thrilled by the overwhelming enthusiasm for this successful project. read more »

  • 05.22.2012

    ESA Receives 2012 Innovation Award

      On Thursday, April 26, the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) announced the winners of the 2012 Innovations in Employee Ownership Award. The award recognizes the innovative practices that result from having an engaged workforce of employee-owners, as well as ideas that tie stock to improved company culture or performance. read more »

  • 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 »