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  • 08.09.2011

    The Next Major Advancement in Aircraft Noise Abatement Technology

    Some of the Nation's Busiest Airports are Using Whispertrack While the aviation industry has focused largely on improving the hardware side of aircraft noise abatement (e.g., quieter engines, improved wings for better climb performance, etc.), little has occurred on the software side in terms of noise abatement procedure dissemination - until now. read more »

  • 07.19.2011

    Most Comprehensive Fast-Track Environmental Review of its Kind – San Francisco releases DEIR on 34th America’s Cup Event

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a San Francisco-based environmental science and planning firm, led the City and County of San Francisco’s environmental consultant team in releasing the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) on the 34th America’s Cup (AC34) venue for the City and Port of San Francisco. The DEIR is a fast-track, 1,500-page document completed just five months after the Notice of Preparation was released. A copy can be found on the City’s Environmental Planning Department website. read more »

  • 07.14.2011

    Past Forward Joins ESA and Strengthens Cultural Resources Management Expertise

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading California environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce that on July 11, 2011, Past Forward, Inc., a Northern-California based cultural resource consulting firm, has joined with ESA. The addition of Past Forward’s principals, Dr. Rebecca Allen and Scott Baxter, supports ESA’s strategy to deepen technical services in cultural resources throughout the West. read more »

  • 06.30.2011

    Paul Miller to Lead ESA’s Central Valley Renewable Resources Group

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading California environmental and planning firm, is pleased to announce that Paul Miller has been promoted to Manager of its Central Valley/Sierra Region Renewable Resources Group. The group operates out of the firm’s Sacramento office. Throughout his 30 years of experience, Paul has managed the environmental documentation for many fast-track and pioneering energy and solid waste projects. read more »

  • 06.20.2011

    Pete Lawson Joins ESA’s Northwest Biological Resources and Land Management Team

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading environmental and planning firm, is pleased to announce that Pete Lawson has joined as Managing Associate in our Seattle office. Part of our growing Northwest Biological Resources and Land Management team, Pete joins a staff of 15 scientists specializing in wetland science, wildlife and fisheries biology, and landscape architecture. read more »

  • 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 »