Pipeline Project in Ecologically Sensitive Environment

Regulatory Permitting
& Environmental Services

Developing Energy While Protecting the Environment.

PCS' Regulatory and Environmental professionals specialize in serving the unique permitting and environmental compliance needs of the energy industry. We partner with our customers to combine ecology with economics providing cost-conscious, practical compliance solutions. Our thorough knowledge of regulatory requirements, critical issues identification, study and documentation, engineering specifications, construction inspection, and environmental sensitivities management help keep projects on schedule and within budget.

PCS provides guidance to the project developer from conception to completion through experienced oversight and direction to resource consultants and contractors, assuring focused actions, accurate submittals and timely responses. Interacting professionally with the regulatory authorities while maintaining the objectives, interests, and budget of the project, as directed by the client. Assuring prompt and direct compliance reporting and/or actions to resolve concerns in a satisfactory and timely manner.

Environmental Inspection During Project

Project Management

Strategic Intelligence | Partner from Conception through Completion, including Scoping & Design, Feasibility Study, Critical Issue Analysis, Document Management
Wetland Protection

Permitting & Regulatory

Prompt & Accurate | Working with Federal, State & Local Agencies to resolve issues & Acquire Permits.
Estuary with Pelican

Ecological & Cultural

Defining Resources | Wetland Delineations, Habitat Evaluation, Threatened & Endangered Species Surveys, Cultural Resource Surveys & Consultation.
Wetland Inspection of Pipeline

Inspection

Ensuring Compliance | Environmental, Construction & Safety Inspection Services.

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Expertise

The following list is a quick overview of the regulatory agencies we regularly work with clients at federal, state & local levels:

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 
  • U.S. Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers (USACE) 
  • National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) 
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFW) 
  • Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 
  • National Park Service (NPS) 
  • U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) 
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) 
  • Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) 
  • Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) 
  • Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) 
  • Maritime Administration (MARAD) 
  • NOAA Fisheries 
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

   

 

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Mitigation Banking: Planning, Development & Management

We work with our clients to find, develop, and manage compensatory mitigation projects to restore, preserve, or compensate for the adverse impacts to aquatic resources, wetlands & streams. Our professionals work with customers in the mitigation-provider role, supplying services to review candidate mitigation bank sites, conduct field studies, develop mitigation bank documentation, and act as scientific and regulatory advisor to set up, permit, and manage mitigation banks.

Cultural Impact & Community Studies

PCS has qualified personnel that assist energy operators with studying potential environmental, social, and health impacts. In addition, we have specialists that provide cultural, archeological and historical resource evaluations while also managing field studies and documentation.

Capabilities :: Regulatory Permitting & Environmental Services