Portfolio Category: Permitting

North Coast Business Park

ELS has extensive experience in wetland delineation, functional assessment, and permitting in and around the Park, actively working with Clatsop County and potential North Coast Retail Center tenants addressing wetlands, streams, mitigation, zoning, and other land use issues associated with the site since 2003.  We were successful in addressing the requirements of the Consent Decree…

Mint Farm Wetlands Monitoring

ELS is under contract with the City of Longview to conduct the annual monitoring, maintenance and reporting as required under the USACE and Ecology permit for the remaining year, of the required ten-year monitoring period. Monitoring of the site consists of recording vegetation and hydrology data across 38 established monitoring plot locations to track the…

Long Beach Mitigation Bank (LBMB)

ELS, as the environmental consultant for LBMB, proposed the first wetland mitigation bank comprised mostly of preservation credits of high quality wetlands and habitat in Washington at risk from future residential development, logging, and cranberry bogs conversion in 2007. LBMB is located in Long Beach, Washington and consists of 80 acres of wetlands, old growth…

Lewis & Clark Discovery Trail

The project consisted of construction of the 6.75-mile paved, commemorative trail on the Long Beach Peninsula.  ELS managed permitting and environmental analyses for the obtaining of permit approvals from four local jurisdictions as well as from the state, and the Corps of Engineers.  Project work included delineating critical areas, developing and implementing a mitigation plan,…

Lake Sacajawea Flushing Facilities Upgrade

ELS worked on behalf of the City of Longview Public Works to complete environmental permitting for the Lake Sacajawea Flushing Facilities Upgrade project, which consisted of modifying the existing water-intake structure located on the Cowlitz River for use as a pump station to supply raw river water to the lake.  Annual lake flushing with Cowlitz…

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