Keeping You Ahead of Regulatory Changes

Keeping You Ahead of Regulatory Changes

With decades of experience working with federal, state, and local regulatory agencies, our engineers understand the processes needed for successful permitting – staying on top of changes that might impact your project.

Our staff is on top of the ever-changing regulatory landscape and our in-house experts have experience working with a variety federal environmental acts. We can design compliance and quality assurance programs for even the most complex projects.

Normandeau Associates can help you navigate the environmental permitting process. We know the path to take to reach a successful outcome. Our services include the following:

  • Site Selection Analysis and Due Diligence
  • Critical Constraints Analysis and Issues Identification
  • Avoidance, Minimization, Mitigation Strategies
  • Permit, Application Development, and Technical Support
  • Agency Consultation and Coordination
  • Expert Testimony and Technical Support

  • Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act
  • Clean Water Act Sections §316(a) and §316(b)
  • Clean Water Act Sections 401, 402, and 408
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response,
  • Compensation, and Liability Act
  • Coastal Zone Management Act
  • Endangered Species Act
  • Federal Power Act
  • Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act
  • Marine Mammal Protection Act
  • Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management Act
  • Migratory Bird Treaty Act
  • National Environmental Policy Act
  • National Historic Preservation Act
  • National Pollution Discharge Elimination System Permits
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission Regulatory Guidelines
  • Rivers and Harbors Act
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
  • US Forest Service Special Use Permits
  • Wild and Scenic Rivers Act
  • DOE Presidential Permits
  • State and Local Natural Resource Related Regulations

  • Categorical Exclusion Documentation
  • Environmental Impact Statements
  • Environmental Assessments/Finding of No Significant Impact
  • Agency Consultation and Public Outreach
  • Mitigation Planning and Monitoring
  • Environmental Documentation
  • Third-Party Technical Reviews

  • FERC Licensing Strategy and Process Management
  • FERC Resource Report Development
  • Development of Comprehensive Plans
  • Rare, Threatened, and Endangered Species Study Plans and Biological Assessments
  • Critical Review of Comprehensive Plans, Biological Opinions, and Study Reports
  • FERC License Compliance Management
  • Environmental Permit Compliance Tracking
  • Document Preparation and Management
  • Settlement Negotiation
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Construction Compliance with Permit Conditions
  • Support for Recreational/Historic and Archeological Studies
  • Instream Flow Assessments
  • Environmental Due Diligence for Facility Sale/Acquisition

  • Fisheries Mitigation
  • Fish and Amphibian Salvage and Relocation
  • Fish Distribution and Abundance Evaluations
  • CWA §316(b) Impingement and Entrainment Surveys
  • Construction and Post-Construction Monitoring
  • Erosion and Sedimentation Control Monitoring
  • Endangered Species Monitoring
  • Avian/Bat Monitoring
  • Freshwater Mussel Monitoring
  • Mark-Recapture and Survivorship Studies
  • Radiological Environmental Monitoring Program
  • CWA §316(a) Thermal Plume Studies
  • Fish Identification, Stomach and Tissue Sampling, and Analysis
  • Quality Assurance Programs
  • Turbine/Spillway Passage Survival, Injury, and Entrainment
  • Turbine Operational Modifications
  • Fish Passage Evaluation
  • Monitoring of Habitat Identified as Critical Habitat for Wildlife Species or Plant Communities
  • Wetland Mitigation Monitoring

Rare, Threatened, & Endangered Species Analysis

Learn more about our extensive experience with wildlife analysis of these protected species.


Explore recent projects by our expert fisheries scientists.


Our scientists are experienced in both terrestrial and marine mammal studies.

Amphibians & Reptiles

Explore our surveys and research on a wide variety of amphibian and reptile species.


Learn about our dedicated bat team and explore our innovative technologies.


Learn about the research and field studies conducted by our highly skilled ornithologists.

Freshwater Mussels

We’re experienced with over 67 mussel species from the Interior Basin and Atlantic Slope.


Our nationwide staff are well versed in the various regional flora and endangered species.

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