Environmental and Regulatory Compliance

Environmental protection laws, such as the National Environmental Policy Act and the Endangered Species Act, provide a framework for the technical studies, impact assessments, and public involvement programs needed to balance competing interests. We help anticipate potential environmental impacts as well as permit procedures and requirements, and successfully facilitate compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.


  • Biological Assessments
  • Conservation Plans
  • 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
  • Section 404 Wetlands Permitting
  • Shoreline and coastal zone management
  • Stormwater pollution control plans
  • TMDL compliance, water quality modeling, and studies
Lower Snake River Wind Facility (343 MW)

When Puget Sound Energy undertook a wind energy development project in remote southeast Washington, DEA was there to help.

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