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Local and regional planning in California is profoundly changing due to our state’s climate change laws. Nation-leading mandates for deep cuts in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are becoming a driving force in community planning across the state, generating the need for multidisciplinary expertise in transportation, land use, resource management, GHG emissions accounting, climate change policy, and CEQA. read more »
Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading environmental consulting firm, has consolidated its Portland office with recently acquired ESA Vigil-Agrimis from 522 SW Fifth Avenue to 819 SE Morrison Street, in Portland, Oregon. read more »
ESA Vigil-Agrimis is pleased to announce that the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber recently awarded Ken Vigil, Vice President and Portland Office Director, the Latino Business BRAVO! Award. The Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber works with all members of the community to increase the economic advancement of Latinos in Oregon and Southwest Washington. read more »
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 »
Congratulations to the Tulalip Tribes, Washington Department of Ecology, National Marine Fisheries Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, City of Marysville, U.S. 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 »