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  • 06.02.2011

    Jennifer Moore Joins ESA’s Central Valley Community Development Team

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading California environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Jennifer Moore has joined our Sacramento office as a Managing Associate in our Community Development Group. read more »

  • 05.24.2011

    Julie Sullivan to Lead ESA’s Southeast Region and Biological Resources Group

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA) is pleased to announce that Julie Sullivan has joined the firm as Southeast Regional Director and Director of the Southeast Biological Resources and Land Management Group. Julie will be replacing outgoing Regional Director, Mike Arnold, who will continue in his role as ESA Airports Deputy Practice Leader. read more »

  • 04.27.2011

    Patricia Berryhill joins ESA as San Francisco Bay Area Regional Director

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading California environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Patricia Berryhill has joined the firm as Vice President and Regional Director for ESA’s San Francisco Bay Area Region, managing staff in San Francisco, Oakland, and Petaluma. Patricia replaces outgoing Regional Director, Ellen Cross, who has been appointed Senior Vice President of Strategic Development for the firm. read more »

  • 04.15.2011

    Wetland Scientist Sees Blue Carbon in Sacramento Delta as Golden Opportunity

    The World Bank and the IUCN announced the publication of Mitigating Climate Change through Restoration and Management of Coastal Wetlands and Near-shore Marine Ecosystems. read more »

  • 04.11.2011

    Same People, Shorter Name: A Merger Success

    Four years in the making, ESA Adolfson, a Pacific Northwest environmental and planning firm founded by Molly Adolfson in 1987, has successfully transitioned to ESA. The name change signifies the complete integration of the 2006 transaction when Adolfson Associates, Inc. merged with Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a nationally recognized environmental firm. read more »

  • 01.16.2011

    Surfer's Point Project Serves as Model for Threatened Coastal Sites

    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. read more »

  • 01.10.2011

    ESA Helps With Program EIR on Dairy Digester Facilities in California's Central Valley

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading California environmental consulting firm, successfully assisted the Central Valley Regional Water Board with interagency coordination and preparation of a Program Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for a Central Valley dairy digester and co-digester waste discharge regulatory program. The development of these facilities at dairies will directly advance California’s major environmental goal of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and generating biogas to meet the State’s Renewable Portfolio Standard goals. read more »

  • 11.29.2010

    A World Champion Recycling Program

    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. read more »

  • 11.18.2010

    Genesis Solar Energy Project Wins Federal Approval

    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. read more »

  • 11.04.2010

    Blythe Solar Power Project Wins Federal Approval

    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. read more »