Regulatory Permitting

Regulatory Permitting

Each year, changes in environmental regulations seem to make them more complex and difficult to navigate. To ensure project success, it’s critical to have a team of experts on your side to guide you through the permitting process. The DESCO team of environmental professionals stays on top of ever-changing environmental regulations and legislation and works hard to foster and maintain strong working relationships with regulatory agency personnel. These factors have helped us permit projects across the United States and can help us expedite your permitting process.

DESCO’s expertise includes permitting related to a wide range of regulations, including:

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

  • Environmental Assessments (EAs)
  • Environmental Impact Statements (EISs)
  • Categorical Exclusions (CEs)

Endangered Species Act (ESA):

  • Biological Assessments and Evaluations (BAs and BEs)
  • Habitat Conservation Plans (HCPs)
  • Threatened and Endangered (T&E) species surveys

Clean Water Act (CWA)

  • Section 404 reviews, consultation and compliance

Rivers and Harbors Act (RHA)

  • Section 10 reviews, consultation and compliance

National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA)

  • Section 106 reviews, consultation and compliance

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)

Special Use Permits through NPS, USFWS, USFS, BLM and other federal and state agencies

Wildlife permits through USFWS

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