WEST possesses a thorough understanding of natural resource regulations, agency requirements, and issue resolution required for linear project siting, construction, operation, and maintenance. WEST personnel have worked on environmental permitting and compliance for a variety of linear corridor projects, including electric transmission and distribution lines. Our team has extensive experience managing biological resource evaluations and analyses in support of planning and permitting large, complex utility projects, and we have the ability to provide efficient and cost-effective solutions from offices across the US.
WEST provides a unique set of skills specific to avian and power infrastructure assessment and monitoring, bringing an understanding of species ecology, natural resource regulatory compliance requirements, and agency expectations for issue resolution. Our team’s expertise encompasses qualitative and quantitative risk assessment and modeling for small, local projects to large, multi-state transmission line projects.