Do you know what environmental consultant agencies do? There are a variety of important and practical services that are related to ecology, wildlife, water quality, and socioeconomics that these firms offer. You may not realize how crucial these activities and studies are to the protection of the individuals, organizations, animals and plant life around you.
Consider the following common environmental services and how important they are.
Environmental assessments (EA), or environmental impact statements. An EA, is a document that discloses information about any federal action that will only have a minimal effect on the environment. A longer more detailed document is required if an impending federal action will have a significant impact on the environment so that those involved can make an informed decision.
Natural resource inventory and mapping. This service helps planners consider natural resources, such as vegetation and wetland/aquatic habitats in future projects and developments.
Environmental permitting. Certain projects need permits according to local, state and federal regulations. Environmental consultants assist clients in obtaining the appropriate permits related to the environment impacts and help resolve related problems.
Many Environmental Service companies provide assessment and remediation division that facilitate commercial property transactions and maximizes the value of land by performing due diligence studies to assess for potential contamination and by providing superior solutions for the rehabilitation of impacted properties to applicable environmental standards in South Florida. Read the full story