Portfolio Category: Permitting

Kalama Elementary Delineation & Kalama Elementary/Middle School SEPA

ELS was contracted by the Kalama School District in 2018 to determine the extent of jurisdictional wetlands and waters within a school expansion area, north and south of their existing school complex. ELS delineated one wetland, one stream, and mapped several non-jurisdictional ditches. A determination report was written and included methods, field results, map of…
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Woodland Marine Terminal

ELS biologists prepared environmental permit-applications for a proposed commercial dock terminal in Cowlitz County for the offloading of calcium carbonate that will eliminate the need for extra barging and costly truck delivery from Portland. Applications included an expanded SEPA environmental checklist designed to avoid the lengthy Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process. In addition, the following…
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Woodland High School Permitting

ELS was contracted by the Woodland School District to begin the environmental permitting process for location of a new high school.  ELS completed a wetland delineation on the proposed high school site and wrote the wetland delineation report.  Because wetlands are present on the property and wetland fill would be required to construct the high…
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Willow Grove Advance Mitigation Site

The Willow Grove Advance Mitigation Site is approximately 367 acres. The Port of Longview purchased the land with the intent to develop and later sold a portion of the site to the Columbia Land Trust (CLT) when the cost of development was determined to be undesirably high. The Port retained ownership of approximately 75 acres…
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