As a principal associate, Heidi partners with clients and project teams throughout California to provide comprehensive permitting, compliance, and planning services specializing in air quality, climate change adaptation, health risk assessments (HRAs), and acoustical analysis.
Heidi brings more than 25 years of experience performing and managing emissions inventories; air quality, greenhouse gas, and noise impact assessments; and off-site consequence analyses for industrial clients (oil and gas, manufacturing, water and energy), the transportation sector (airports, ports, roadways, rail), and development projects (residential, institutional, mixed/use). She is highly skilled in quantifying, modeling, and mitigating emissions from stationary and mobile sources. Heidi is adept at the design and permitting of air pollution control devices, including Best Available Control Technology (BACT) determinations, emission credit (ERC and RECLAIM) assistance, permit negotiation, and other compliance services.
Heidi holds a Bachelor of Science in physics from the California State Polytechnic University at Pomona. She is a Certified Permitting Professional (CPP) registered with the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
More Than Meets the Eye (or Nose): A Q&A with Air Quality Specialist Heidi Rous
We caught up with our very own air quality, climate change adaptation, and health risk assessment expert, Heidi Rous, CPP, to find out the answers to some commonly asked questions about the sight and smell of smoke and how this situation relates to our health.Read More »
Using the Friant Ranch Decision to Improve Your EIR
While the California Supreme Court’s decision in Sierra Club v. County of Fresno was published on Christmas Eve 2018, agencies will be grappling with how to apply its conclusions to their Environmental Impact Reports (EIR) for development projects for quite some time.Read More »
Transportation Energy Technical Studies Can Provide Useful Information in EIR Process
Located in the northwestern portion in Riverside County, California, the city of Moreno Valley is one of the top 20 fastest growing cities in the state, in one of its fastest growing counties. Evidence of this growth can be seen by number of industrial and logistics companies who operate within its limits.Read More »
Putting Aspirations into Action at the Port of Los Angeles
An interview with Christopher Cannon, Director of Environmental Management at the Port of Los Angeles, on the importance of clean air and how industry technology will get us to net-zero.Read More »