JBR Environmental Consultants, Inc. has completed more than 200 National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and state equivalent environmental compliance documents on behalf of numerous federal agencies. Lead agencies and client proponents alike have acknowledged JBR's leadership in the preparation of Environmental Assessments (EAs), Environmental Impact Statements (EISs), Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs), and related documentation required for compliance with the NEPA. JBR staff have experience with state equivalent environmental compliance policies for California (CEQA), Montana (MEPA), and Washington (SEPA).
JBR’s multi-disciplinary, in-house professional staff includes botanists, wildlife biologists, range specialists, geologists, soil scientists, hydrologists, hydrogeologists, planners, archaeologists, environmental engineers, wetland scientists, geochemists, and air quality experts.
Our NEPA related services are comprehensive and include the following:
JBR has provided NEPA services on behalf of numerous agencies for projects related to:
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AT&T On-call Environmental Support within the State of Nevada
JBR provided assistance to AT&T for fiber optic linear projects related to environmental baseline surveys, permitting, and construction monitoring in conjunction with local, state, and federal agencies throughout Nevada.
Beehive Telephone Company Fiber Optic Line Environmental Assessment
JBR prepared an Environmental Assessment for Beehive Telephone Company’s proposed installation of an underground fiber optic line.
Simplot Smoky Canyon Mine Panels F & G Environmental Impact Statement
For this project, JBR worked with federal agencies to analyze multiple environmental impacts from Inventoried Roadless Areas to impacts on area streams; analyzed Native American treaty rights; and addressed more than 30,000 public comments.
Union Telephone and CommNet Cellular Signal Mountain Cellular Tower Project
JBR was asked to prepare an Environmental Assessment for Union Telephone and CommNet Cellular’s proposed renovation of an existing repeater site location on Signal Mountain into a fully-equipped cellular electronic site.
Garkane Energy 138 kV Line Environmental Impact Statement
JBR is working with the Dixie National Forest as a third-party contractor to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for a proposed 138 kV transmission line that would provide needed additional power capacity to Hatch, Utah.
Bald Mountain Mine North Operations Area Expansion EIS
JBR was instrumental in preparing the Preliminary Draft Environmental Impact Statement for expansion of the Bald Mountain Mine.
PacifiCorp/UAMPS St. George Switchyard & 138/345 kV Power Line Upgrade Project, UT
JBR's team of GIS, biology, and NEPA specialists conducted all aspects of the environmental permitting process for a proposed switchyard and transmission line in St. George, UT.
Environmental Consulting Services for Materion Delta, UT
JBR has provided a wide variety of services to the Materion beryllium mining and milling operations in southwestern Utah for over 20 years.
GIS Services in Support of the Dixie National Forest Oil and Gas Leasing EIS
JBR created a GIS model for the Dixie National Forest (DNF) to determine sites suitable for oil and gas leasing.
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.
Beaver Creek Coal Bed Natural Gas Development EIS, WY
JBR staff are currently managing an EIS for development of 208 Coal Bed Natural Gas wells and 20 conventional oil and natural gas wells for the Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office, Wyoming.
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.