Through our work with numerous U.S. federal agencies, corporations, law firms, and communities for more than 30 years, ICF has developed thought leadership and deep subject matter expertise to anticipate client needs in environmental assessment, formulating timely, workable answers and solutions.
We deploy integrated services to execute environmental impact assessment for complex projects involving diverse stakeholders and multiple layers of regulation. Our areas of expertise include:
ICF develops process management strategies by asking: What impact will existing and emerging policies, guidance, regulations, and market and industry trends have on your environmental review process?
The resulting insights combined with our high-level and on-the-ground experience enable us to develop and manage complex environmental reviews.
Environmental Regulatory Compliance
ICF supports comprehensive, streamlined management of the regulatory process in environmental planning and development to keep projects moving ahead in full environmental regulatory compliance.
ICF helps clients navigate U.S. regulatory compliance through the full lifecycle of an environmental project, finding legally and technically sound ways to manage resources and realize efficiencies.
Our recognized technical experts match our understanding of environmental regulatory compliance with expertise in subjects such as engineering, law, policy, and public outreach and communication. We create precise documentation of environmental impact and keep up with court decisions that can influence compliance. ICF can also readily tap leaders in multiple subject areas, including Washington, D.C.-based regulatory analysis professionals, to get answers quickly.
Our in-house professionals are trusted to provide training in environmental regulatory compliance to corporations, agencies, academic facilities, and communities—many of which also look to ICF for support with complex regulatory issues or overall strategy consulting.
ICF can readily handle complex and overlapping regulatory compliance challenges, including those specified in:
NEPA, CEQA, and SEPA
ICF supports clients in preparing legally defensible environmental impact assessments through services related to U.S. federal, regional, and state environmental regulations, including NEPA, CEQA, and SEPA.
ICF helps clients develop efficient, effective strategies to avoid potential liabilities that can arise during the environmental review process. We frequently work on time-sensitive projects and offer in-house resources throughout the project lifecycle, in areas ranging from project planning to greenhouse gases to community outreach.
ICF offers a broad range of expertise and services related to National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA), including:
With our extensive work in policy and in the field, ICF stays at the forefront of the emerging actions and trends that impact environmental regulatory compliance, such as: