Project News

  • 01.16.2011

    State officials identified the Surfer’s Point project as the first of its kind and a model for managing threatened California coast sites. ESA PWA provided coastal engineering and design to restore degraded shoreline and help manage shoreline retreat along this popular Southern California recreational site, located along Seaside Park in the City of San Buenaventura. The team’s design focused on a more natural restoration of the shoreline using native materials and moving facilities back inland, balancing recreational needs with natural conditions and processes.

  • 11.29.2010

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading West Coast environmental consulting firm, successfully worked with the San Francisco Department of the Environment and AT&T Park to increase recycling at the home ballpark of the world-champion San Francisco Giants. Recently completed audits confirm that 3.5 million pounds of ballpark waste was diverted from landfill in 2009, a rate of 75 percent, up from 57 percent the previous year.

  • 11.18.2010

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading California environmental consulting firm, successfully assisted the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) with interagency coordination and preparation of the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Genesis Solar Energy Project. The Genesis Solar Energy Project, a 250 megawatt facility will use parabolic trough solar thermal technology that will produce enough clean electricity to power up to 187,500 homes. The project was proposed by Genesis Solar LLC, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources.

  • 11.04.2010

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading California environmental consulting firm, successfully assisted the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) with interagency coordination and preparation of the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the largest solar energy project on U.S. public lands. The Blythe Solar Power Project will consist of four 250 MW plants that together will total 1,000 megawatts (MW) of nominal generating capacity, and generate enough electricity to annually power more than 300,000 single-family homes.

  • 09.07.2010

    The first phase of the Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project, the largest restoration project on the West Coast, was officially opened at a ceremony attended by Senator Diane Feinstein and California Resources Secretary Lester Snow. The former Cargill Salt pond, now part of the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, is being transformed into a thriving wetland with islands for birds, new trails, and wooden walkway for the public.