Natural Resources

Environmental Planning and Documentation

Successfully balancing social, economic, and environmental interests is challenging for applicants, regulatory agencies, citizens, and decision makers. DEA works in partnership with all project stakeholders to identify and resolve environmental issues to create a sustainable future for people, plants, and wildlife.


  • Biological studies, including assessments and evaluations for sensitive, threatened, and endangered species
  • Coastal resource plans
  • Erosion control plans
  • Fisheries studies
  • Forest Service special use permits
  • Mitigation and monitoring plans
  • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits
  • NEPA/SEPA/CEQA documents, including EAs, EISs, and EIRs
  • Resource agency consultation
  • Shoreline and coastal zone management
  • Stormwater pollution control plans
  • Vegetation and revegetation management studies
  • Water quality studies
Wild Horse Wind Facility (229 MW) & Wild Horse Expansion (44 MW)

DEA provided surveying, civil engineering, environmental compliance, construction, and general project coordination services for the 300 MW Wild Horse wind farm project in Kittitas County, Wash.

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