There are a new set of regulatory guidelines regarding mitigation banking up for debate in Texas. In fact, public comments are due by Feb. 9 for the new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fort Worth District mitigation banking guidelines.Continue Reading →
Does the use of wetland mitigation to offset unavoidable impacts to wetland resources always result in no net loss? The initial consensus is, generally, yes.
RS&H, one of the leading architecture, engineering and consulting firms in the nation, has named 10 new vice presidents.
Getting Section 404 permit approval from US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is a process that can take up to 3 years. A process that requires federal and state interagency coordination to review hundreds of pages of permit applications that are opened for public comment, all while running on lousy coffee. Now, imagine the process with 20 percent less staff.
The mitigation market as it exists today has its good qualities, but there are some drawbacks too. I’d like to propose some ideas and open a dialog about ways we can try to improve our industry.