Environmental Permitting & Licensing


TRC has over 25 years of experience in the planning, scheduling, application preparation, and client support for federal, state and local environmental permits, licenses, certificates and other approvals and the supporting studies, surveys, and data collection efforts.


Our creative approach to project evaluation combined with regulatory expertise ensures that the permitting process is completed successfully, within our client’s cost and schedule objectives. TRC provides comprehensive environmental permitting and licensing services for:

  • Electric Generation and Transmission Hydroelectric Facilities Infrastructure Projects (including roads, highways, bridges and land development)
  • Liquid and Natural Gas Pipelines
  • Oil and Gas Development
  • Gas Storage and LNG Terminals
  • Fiber Optics and Telecommunications
  • Renewable Energy Facilities

Our services include:

  • Permit Strategy Development
  • Alternatives Analysis and Feasibility Studies
  • Critical Path Management
  • Agency and Stakeholder Consultation
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Federal, State and Local Permit Application Preparation
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Section 404/10 Permits
  • Clean Water Act NPDES and WQC Approvals
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Services
  • Various State Environmental Impact Assessment Services (e.g. CEQA, MEPA, SEQRA)

    • Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA)
    • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Filings
    • Hydropower Licensing and Compliance Management
    • Emergency Action Plans
    • Natural Gas Pipeline, Storage, and LNG Facility Licensing
    • Wetlands and Ecological Studies, Surveys, and Assessments
    • Threatened and Endangered Species Clearance
    • Noise, Visual, Socioeconomic, Traffic, and Other Impact Analyses
    • Section 106 National Historic Preservation Act surveys, studies, clearances
    • Land Use and Land Management Planning
    • Mitigation Planning and Design

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