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 project managers understand the processes needed for successful permitting—staying on top of changes that might impact your project.

Our Environmental Permitting Services

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
  • Bird/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

Our experts have extensive experience with wildlife analysis of these protected species.






Amphibians & Reptiles






Freshwater Mussels



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