JBR has over 20 years of experience providing environmental services at more than 30 geothermal exploration, development, and utilization projects in the West. This work has included feasibility studies, initial baseline studies, Operation Plans, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliant documents, well permitting, Hydrologic Monitoring Plans, and full permitting for new geothermal power plants and associated transmission lines, pipelines, and access roads. JBR has also provided compliance audits, environmental monitoring, emissions testing, spill control plans (SPCC), and Compliance Inspection Contractor (CIC) and permit amendment services for operating geothermal plants. This experience gives us a solid understanding of the technical and environmental challenges facing the geothermal power industry in the West. Our geothermal clients include Ormat, Magma Energy, Nevada Geothermal Power, Gradient Resources, and U.S. Geothermal.
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Amp Resources Stillwater II Geothermal Power Plant UEPA Environmental Statement, Fallon, NV
JBR helped measure the impact of this proposed 30 MW geothermal power plant.
Drum Mountains and Whirlwind Valley Geothermal Exploration Projects, Delta, UT
JBR prepared Operation Plans and an EA and conducted baseline field surveys for cultural resources, wildlife habitats, and special status species for this geothermal exploration project.
Greater Sage-grouse Consulting Services Including Surveys and Monitoring for Mining and Energy Clients
JBR has provided and is currently provided many consulting services to mining and energy clients related to the greater sage-grouse and its status as a candidate species on the Threatened or Endangered list.
Magma Energy (U.S.) Corp. Geothermal Exploration, Soda Lake, NV
JBR is conducted field surveys in preparation for an environmental assessment for multiple drill pads and access roads for this geothermal exploration project.
NEPA Permitting for Impacts to Greater Sage-grouse Habitat
JBR has provided and is currently providing NEPA services to mining and energy clients which includes greater sage-grouse analysis.
Plotting Project Boundaries in Relation to Critical Greater Sage-grouse Habitat
JBR has provided categorization maps for clients showing critical greater sage-grouse habitat in relation to project boundaries per data provided by NDOW.
Source Emission Testing for a Geothermal Project, CA
JBR conducted source emission testing at Cal Energy Operating Company's Imperial Valley Geothermal Generating Project.
Tuscarora Geothermal Project, Independence Valley, NV
JBR worked on the Tuscarora Geothermal Project in northeast Nevada obtaining necessary permits, conducting investigations and surveys, and providing support for a variety of other activities at the site.