WEST has been a leader in the field of energy project impact assessment, monitoring, natural resources research, and permitting since 1990. WEST has successfully worked for stakeholders involved in energy issues, including state and federal agencies, industry, consultants, utilities, and conservation organizations. Our team includes professional scientists and statisticians that understand wind energy development and operations and have strong relationships with local and regional staff within the US Fish and Wildlife Service and other federal agencies, such as the Bureau of Land Management, as well as state and local agencies.
WEST has successfully worked for stakeholders involved in renewable energy issues, including state and federal agencies, industry, consultants, utilities, and conservation organizations. The most significant of these has been and continues to be wildlife studies to support commercial wind and solar energy development.
Our scientists have years of experience in supporting projects throughout the US and Canada in the oil, gas, and mining sectors. This experience has included study design, data collection, preparation of documents, and consulting with state and federal agencies.
WEST possesses a thorough understanding of natural resource regulations, agency requirements, and issue resolution relative to linear project construction, operation, and maintenance. Our personnel have worked on all aspects of environmental permitting and compliance for linear projects, including transmission and distribution lines.