Howland Hook Marine Terminal Mitigation Planning
March 24, 2020
Solar Facility Permitting & Visual Impact Study
June 12, 2020
Central Park Woodlands Restoration
October 16, 2019
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New York – New Jersey Harbor Estuary Sea Level Rise Planning
November 4, 2019

Phosphate Mine Permitting, Mitigation, & NRD Strategy

Soda Springs, ID

Great Ecology served as the lead consultant on the novel application of Habitat Equivalency Analysis (HEA) to National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) permitting of a large phosphate mine in Idaho. Great Ecology was part of a large project team including the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), other consultants, and mining companies to develop the unique HEA application - which may be replicated on other projects across the country. Great Ecology validated the BLM’s HEA model and utilized HEA and other functional assessments to evaluate and identify on-site mitigation and off-site habitat restoration alternatives that offset potential mining impacts. Mitigation projects were designed and implemented following the Record of Decision in 2016. Additionally, Great Ecology conducted the wetland delineation and permitting in compliance with the mine permitting process. Great Ecology also evaluated remedial sites and potential mitigation properties to determine the value of natural resource services across the region.

Potential Mitigation Sites