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Keeping a stable of skilled environmental planners and scientists on call helps Merced County, located in California's Central Valley, to expedite project delivery, pulling expertise in as needed to keep projects on schedule.

As the County's California Environmental Quality Act/National Environmental Policy Act (CEQA/NEPA) on-call consultant for all public works projects, ESA has provided a variety of environmental services. From analyzing proposed projects including a new County Government Center in downtown Merced, a future wastewater treatment facility, a landfill expansion project, the County Medical Center Re-Use project, and a compressed natural gas facility. ESA provides CEQA/NEPA and biological surveys and monitoring for numerous highway and bridge transportation projects.

ESA's sound science and pragmatic solutions are at the ready for Merced County. With a team of experts in all technical areas pertinent to the County's needs, we have fulfilled a variety of environmental review, survey, and monitoring tasks efficiently and effectively.

Specialized Services

  • Air quality assessments
  • Clean Water Act
  • EMF and health risk assessments
  • Environmental impact reports
  • Historical investigations, documentation, and plans
  • Modeling and analysis
  • National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA)
  • Native American, ethnographic, and archaeological studies
  • Section 106 compliance and documentation
  • Special status species surveys and inventories
  • Traffic and parking studies
  • US Army Corps of Engineers
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Visual impact analyses
  • Water quality analyses
  • Wetland delineations
  • Worker education programs