We provide multi-disciplinary environmental services while forging long-term client relationships. Our expertise in the industry is highly regarded and helps ensure our clients’ success.
Insignia has numerous Project Managers who are well-versed with the specific requirements and regulations that are applicable to energy and utility infrastructure projects. Due to our experience and expertise in this area, our clients often rely on us to manage their environmental efforts, if not entire projects.
Routing, Siting, and Feasibility Studies
Our staff’s engineering and real-world construction experience translates into routing and siting studies that address permitting and constructability factors. Insignia has conducted routing and constraints analyses for numerous projects...
Insignia has supported our clients by conducting constructability reviews for entire projects, as well as individual project components. Our project managers and seasoned environmental inspectors can help vet projects by reviewing design data...
Permitting and Licensing
Having secured thousands of permits for energy and infrastructure projects, Insignia is both knowledgeable and skilled at determining the appropriate environmental permits and authorizations required for utility projects at...
National Environmental Policy Act Compliance
Insignia has extensive experience with navigating through the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process for various utility projects, including electric and natural gas transmission line projects...
California Environmental Quality Act Compliance
Insignia regularly guides clients through the complex state environmental review and regulatory compliance processes associated with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
Environmental Impact Assessments
Our environmental impact assessments are catered to the needs of our clients and their individual projects, whether it be a brief resource-specific assessment...
Biological Resources Surveys and Assessments
Insignia’s biologists have diverse knowledge in habitat types and sensitive species throughout the U.S. with specific expertise in the west and a clear understanding of what it takes to successfully implement a project in sensitive areas.
Resource Protection Plan Development and Monitoring
Insignia has extensive experience in developing and implementing protection, mitigation, and enhancement measures for all resource areas that may be affected by project implementation.
Jurisdictional Wetlands and Waters Delineations
Insignia is well-versed in delineating the jurisdictional extent of wetlands and non-wetland water features under the following jurisdictions...
Programmatic Strategy and Long-Range Policy Development
Insignia supports several of our clients in developing long-range policy and regulatory implementation programs, as well as identifying the optimum approach to and obtaining programmatic permitting to facilitate ongoing operation and maintenance of energy facilities.
Compensatory Mitigation Planning and Implementation
Insignia has designed and developed numerous compensatory mitigation solutions to address agency-required mitigation for project impacts.
Public Involvement and Stakeholder Engagement
Insignia employees have extensive public outreach and community relations experience through all phases of linear utility development, from initial project routing and development strategy...
Geographic Information System Mapping and Analysis
Geographic information system (GIS) mapping and analysis play an integral role in identifying, quantifying, and tracking potential impacts to sensitive resources, as well as documenting changes in project design and approach over time.
Automated Data Collection, Management, and Processing
Insignia has implemented multiple technologies to accelerate the post-processing of field data. Our field data collection forms validate records while staff members are in the field, which reduces the potential for typographical errors...
Three-Dimensional Modeling and Visual Simulations
By combining GIS analysis, CAD modeling, and Photoshop, we are able to create photo-realistic visual simulations of projects.
Training Development and Delivery
Insignia provides general regulatory training, custom-designed programs, and project-specific training to help our clients comply with environmental commitments for projects.
Environmental Compliance Management and Inspection
Our staff has significant experience with the management of successful environmental compliance programs for projects ranging from a few hundred feet to several hundreds of miles long.
Storm Water Pollution Prevention Planning and Inspection
Insignia has provided innovative and cost-effective solutions for managing both storm water and non-storm water for hundreds of miles of electric and natural gas infrastructure.
Restoration Planning, Monitoring, and Reporting
Insignia has assisted clients with all phases of restoration work and has years of experience monitoring and reporting on the success of restoration efforts.
Environmental Justice Assessments
Insignia’s subject matter experts can assist in addressing the federal and state regulatory proceedings to complement our clients’ internal litigation or regulatory teams, specific to pipeline, liquefied natural gas, and electric transmission construction