CEQA/NEPA Compliance

FCS has more than 37 years of expertise preparing technically sound, legally defensible, and cost-effective CEQA and NEPA environmental compliance documents for projects throughout California.

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Case Study

1040 LA BREA AVENUE HOTEL CATEGORICAL EXEMPTION

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The City of West Hollywood selected FCS to prepare necessary technical studies and the appropriate level of CEQA documentation for the 1040 La Brea Project. FCS completed detailed technical studies, including an Air Quality and GHG Emissions Analysis, Noise Analysis, and Traffic Impact Analysis, and subsequently facilitated the successful completion of a Categorical Exemption pursuant to CEQA.

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Our in-house teams of technical experts, working alongside experienced and dedicated project managers, allow us to coordinate effectively and respond quickly, saving time and money. We are a full-service firm with the flexibility to meet client needs on a wide variety of projects, helping you navigate the review process swiftly and cost-effectively.

  • Alternatives Analysis
  • Categorical Exclusions/Exemptions
  • Environmental Assessments
  • Environmental Impact Reports
  • Environmental Impact Statements
  • Findings of No Significant Impact
  • Initial Studies
  • Joint CEQA/NEPA Documents
  • Mitigated Negative Declarations
  • Negative Declarations Preliminary
  • Proponent Environmental Assessments

The FCS CEQA/NEPA Compliance Team

Mary Bean

MARY BEAN

Director, Environmental Services

Director, Environmental Services

Kerri Tuttle, MS

KERRI TUTTLE, MS

Senior Director, Sales/Operations and Environmental Services

Senior Director, Sales/Operations and Environmental Services

Jason Brandman

JASON BRANDMAN

Director/Vice President, Environmental Services

Director/Vice President, Environmental Services

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34,000+

Environmental documents prepared

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Select Projects

1040 La Brea Avenue Hotel Categorical Exemption

The City of West Hollywood selected FCS to prepare necessary technical studies and the appropriate level of CEQA documentation for the 1040 La Brea Project. FCS completed detailed technical studies, including an Air Quality and GHG Emissions Analysis, Noise Analysis, and Traffic Impact Analysis, and subsequently facilitated the successful completion of a Categorical Exemption pursuant to CEQA.

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Warm Springs/South Fremont Community Plan EIR

The Community Plan envisions up to 4,000 dwelling units, 10 million square feet of non-residential uses, 20,000 new jobs, and a 600-student elementary school over a planning horizon of more than 20 years. FCS carefully evaluated ways to avoid or reduce potential impacts through thoughtful planning of this highly constrained site, located between the Union Pacific railroad, BART corridor, and Interstate 880.

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San Ramon City Center Plaza District Finding of Consistency

FCS prepared a Finding of Consistency to provide CEQA coverage for the project-level entitlements associated with the Plaza District. The San Ramon City Center project, a 2.1-million-square-foot mixed use project, was originally approved by the San Ramon City Council in December 2007. In conjunction with the approvals, the City Council certified the San Ramon City Center Subsequent EIR, which was prepared by FCS.

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San Gorgonio Crossing Project EIR

FCS recently prepared an EIR and associated technical studies to evaluate the potential environmental impacts associated with construction and operation of the San Gorgonio Crossing Project, which proposes to construct two LEED-certified industrial buildings totaling more than 2.5 million square feet on approximately 229 acres near Cherry Valley, California.

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How we can help

In an ever-changing regulatory and sustainability environment, FCS understands the challenges you face. Our highly qualified environmental specialists, energy management consultants, and technical experts deliver integrated, industry-specific solutions that move your project forward—so that you can focus on what matters.