Natural resources assessments (NRAs) evaluate the effects of a project on the natural resources of a regionNatural resources include open-space lands, water resources, natural areas, and protected corridors.  Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), a federal agency (e.g., HUD or U

S EPA) may be required to complete an Environmental Assessment (EA), which is the assessment of the environmental consequences (positive and negative) of a plan, policy, program, or actual projects prior to the decision to move forward with the proposed action (i.e., approving a permit or releasing funding).  The purpose of these assessments is to ensure decision makers consider the environmental impacts when deciding whether or not to proceed with a project.  Credere’s key services included in an NRA or EA under NEPA include the following: 

  • NEPA Environmental Reviews and Assessments
  • Environmental Investigations
  • Natural Resource Inventory (NRI)
  • Wetlands Delineation
  • Soil Surveys
  • Due Diligence and Concept Plan
  • Design Development and Permitting