News About ESA & Partners
ESA sponsors local exhibit featuring cultural resources discoveries at Unbuilt San Francisco: The View from Futures Past.
ESA is a proud sponsor of this five-venue exhibition examining visions of the urban landscape in San Francisco and the Bay Area. The twentieth century saw both a series of ambitious efforts to reimagine the city of San Francisco and the explosive growth of the Bay Area as a metropolitan region. In Unbuilt San Francisco: The View from Futures Past, the California Historical Society and SPUR present some of the most revealing episodes in these distinct but related streams of civic discourse through projects that were proposed but never realized.read more »
ESA’s Chief Engineer, Robert (Bob) Battalio, PE, Appointed to the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission’s Engineering Criteria Review Board
Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading California environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Bob Battalio, PE, has been appointed to the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission’s (BCDC) Engineering Criteria Review Board (ECRB) on July 18, 2013. Bob will contribute Coastal Civil Engineering expertise.read more »
Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading California environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Christina Erwin has joined our Community Development team as Senior Managing Associate. Christina will be based out of our Sacramento office.read more »
Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading California environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Julie Watson, AICP, LEED AP has joined the firm as a Senior Managing Associate in our Energy Group.
"Julie’s depth of experience and intricate understanding of the planning, documentation, and compliance for energy and transmission projects compliments ESA’s growing team of technical experts," said Mike Manka, Energy Director.read more »
July 18, 2013 the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) adopted the final Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) for the 2014-2022 planning period. Now is the time to start planning for your Housing Element update - ESA’s Community Planning team can streamline your update process.
ESA is qualified to prepare your 2014-2022 Housing Element update.read more »
Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading California environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Brian D. Boxer, AICP has joined our Community Development practice as Principal Associate and has been named a Vice President. Brian’s dedicated his career to advancing leadership and creative, sustainable solutions for urban and environmental planning projects. He has successfully directed and managed projects involving new land development, urban redevelopment, institutional plans, and large-scale urban and regional plans and policies.read more »
Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading West Coast environmental science and planning consulting firm, announced today that Vigil-Agrimis, a Portland-based professional design firm specializing in water and natural resource management, has joined with ESA. The merger supports ESA’s strategy to deepen technical services through added expertise in ecosystem restoration, landscape architecture and water resources engineering.read more »
Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading West Coast-based environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Jim Keany has joined our Northwest Biological Resources and Land Management practice as a Senior Program Manager. Jim will be based in ESA’s Seattle office.read more »
Here is an overview of ESA’s capabilities in these areas and how our airport clients can benefit from our expertise.
ESA Airports is widely recognized for designing and implementing cost-effective air quality compliance programs for airports. We design these programs to meet applicable federal, state, and local laws while maintaining operational flexibility. Our air quality services include:read more »
Airport Cooperative Research Program Releases Report 84, A Guidebook for Preparing Airport Emission Inventories for State Implementation Plans
The Federal Clean Air Act of 1970, as amended, requires that states identify those areas where the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) are not met for six air contaminants, known as criteria air pollutants. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated such areas as nonattainment areas. A state with a nonattainment area must prepare a State Implementation Plan (SIP) that details the programs and requirements that the State will use in order to meet the NAAQS by the deadlines specified in the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990.read more »