Developers, towns and other parties who will be partnering with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, through state/local housing authorities, or using other Federal funding many times require completion of a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Environmental Review. The Environmental Review includes a wide array of intermingling, specialized investigations which can be an overwhelming and very time consuming process for applicants.
SRW sets ourselves apart because we view our Environmental Review service as an entire process to manage, not just completion of forms and checklists. Understanding how to manage the Environmental Review process, and the implications of every step of the process to the project, only comes with experience. SRW has completed several hundred Environmental Reviews in New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts and Vermont, and has experience from both the regulatory and development side of the process. In fact, SRW is the company that several responsible entities call to review their own internal Environmental Review process, provide advice or a second opinion, or to provide Environmental Review training.
History has shown that SRW's experience helps projects avoid Environmental Review pitfalls and choice limiting activities, and helps steer sites into compliance. Further, understanding the proper level of Environmental Review, when a project can convert to to Exempt (eliminating weeks of public comment time and the cost of a public notice), and integration of our Phase I Environmental Site Assessments into our Environmental Reviews, ultimately save the client time and money.