News

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  • 08.28.2015

    New Definition of "Waters of the U.S." Effective August 28, 2015

    Find out how this rule may affect your current and future projects.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) published their Final Rule on the new federal definition of Waters of the U.S., as applied under the Clean Water Act (CWA). Published in the Federal Register on June 29, 2015 (80 FR 124: 37054-37127), the Final Rule replaces all previous rules and guidance on the federal definition of Waters of the U.S., and became effective August 28, 2015. read more »

  • 08.20.2015

    Curtis LaPierre, PLA, ASLA, AICP, LEED AP and Michael O’Brien, RLA Join ESA’s Northwest Team

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading West Coast-based environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Curtis LaPierre, PLA, ASLA, LEED AP and Michael O’Brien, RLA have joined our growing Northwest team. Curtis and Mike will work with clients to plan, design, and implement restoration and development solutions throughout the western United States. read more »

  • 08.07.2015

    ESA Opens New Office in Irvine, California

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Irvine, California on August 3, 2015. The office is located at 17744 Skypark Circle, Suite 200 in Irvine, California, 92614 and will help service our growing Southern California clients in Orange County and beyond. read more »

  • 08.06.2015

    Michael Houlihan, AICP Joins ESA as Principal Managing Associate

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Michael Houlihan, AICP has joined the firm as Principal Managing Associate. Michael will be based out of our new Irvine office to better serve our Orange County client base. read more »

  • 07.17.2015

    ESA’s Brian Boxer, AICP Named Northern California Regional Director

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Brian Boxer has been promoted to Northern California Regional Director. He takes over the position held by Brian Ramos, PhD, who has been named Chief Operating Officer. read more »

  • 07.06.2015

    Brian Ramos, PhD Named Chief Operating Officer

    ESA is pleased to announce that Brian Ramos, PhD, Senior Vice President and Northern California Regional Director, has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO). read more »

  • 06.24.2015

    ESA Connects | A Natural Systems Design Approach to Restoration, CA Assembly Bill 52 and Can Recreational Access Benefit Nature

    ESA Connects is a quarterly newsletter to inform clients, teaming partners, and friends about the latest work that matters, integrated solutions, regulatory and funding updates, and our growing team of experts.In the June 2015 edition check out: read more »

  • 06.23.2015

    Geospatial Services Advance Projects

    ESA is charting new territories and solving environmental problems in ways that are more powerful and efficient than ever before.From collecting and editing real-time data using mobile devices to capturing high resolution video using drones, our team works alongside scientists, planners and engineers to implement the latest technologies to collect, process and visualize data to help our teams, clients, and stakeholders make sense of real world problems. We work closely with our clients to deploy custom tools based on their unique requirements and needs. read more »

  • 06.12.2015

    Jim Keany Named Northwest Director of Biological Resources

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading West Coast-based environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Jim Keany has been named Northwest Director of Biological Resources in our Seattle office. Jim manages our growing northwest team of more than 20 professionals specializing in biological resources, fisheries science, resource management, wetlands studies, habitat restoration, permitting, and monitoring. read more »

  • 06.09.2015

    Derry Dell Stream Restoration Project

    On June 9th, the Oregon Department of State Lands awarded the Derry Dell Stream Restoration Project the Project of the Year Award. The award was presented by Oregon Governor, Kate Brown; Secretary of State, Jeanne Atkins; and State Treasurer, Ted Wheeler to the project lead agencies; City of Tigard and Clean Water Services and was awarded for the project’s “responsible, sustainable stewardship of Oregon’s natural resources”. read more »