Professional help with environmental permitting
We live in a world where protecting the environment is of major importance. Environmental permitting is one way in which governments and authorities try to protect nature. Certain types of land use projects will require a permit from the relevant authority. Berg Oliver Associates are land use experts and can help you with environmental permitting in Corpus Christi, Dallas, Houston and Texas.
Obtaining an environmental permit could be essential to your land use project.
There are many regulatory laws and bodies that determine what type of permits and what conditions need to be met. Rules and regulations are contained in Acts such as the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Clean Water Act (CWA) and the Clean Air Act (CAA) and the Rivers and Harbors Act.
Regulatory bodies include U.S. Coast Guard, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Texas General Land Office, Environmental Protection Agency, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and National Marine Fisheries Service.
When dealing with environmental permitting you not only need in-depth knowledge of the various Acts, you also need positive agency relationship with relevant authorities and regulatory bodies. You need and use consultants who understand permitting requirements such as those contained in Sections 401 and 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act. For example, if you need a USACE permit, then you need to understand what compensatory mitigation systems are involved.