Public outreach and comment are essential in environmental regulatory compliance. ICF public outreach experts understand that public expectations go beyond simply fulfilling the basic regulations of the environmental documentation process. In some cases, we may come in before the environmental review process has even begun in order to lay the communications groundwork for a project—identifying issues, establishing messages, and creating a presence in the community.
ICF actively engages stakeholders in the overall environmental communication planning process and works one-on-one with clients to understand their unique goals. Together we develop a short- and long-term public outreach strategy that incorporates the most appropriate tactics.
As we work with a community, ICF can easily tap into our extensive array of integrated communications and outreach services, bringing in topic-specific experts where needed for: