SRGII stays current with the latest local, state and federal laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to environmental services. We assist clients in all aspects of regulatory assessments and compliance management by providing comprehensive interdisciplinary analyses, engineering and scientific capabilities, along with legal and regulatory expertise. Our methods use an integrated approach, combining natural, social and analytic sciences throughout the planning, design, and implementation process.

NEPA/HEPA Environmental Analysis and Planning

Focused literature and field research to determine baseline conditions; analytical impact assessment by issue area (e.g. ecological, socioeconomic, and cultural); construction of alternatives, preparation of Environmental Assessments (EA) and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS); mitigation measures and mitigation monitoring plans to satisfy client needs and regulatory compliance; presentation of technical information to agency decision makers and the public; public participation and community involvement; and environmental planning through the NEPA process (e.g. NEPA-compliant Integrated Resource Management Plans)

Consultation and Analysis

Data collection and analysis reports; analysis of options; management plans; economic, technical and risk analyses in support of environmental needs; agency consultation; mitigation and monitoring; material for public meetings and hearings; and incorporating community and other stakeholder concerns and values using participatory processes

Permitting and Compliance

Determination of required permits and agency requirements; environmental regulation interpretation; compliance assessment; preparation and submittal of permits and supporting technical documentation; regulatory permits and compliance; feasibility analysis reports; and economic, technical and risk analyses in support of environmental needs.

 We provide assistance and support in planning for compliance and obtaining permits for a range of regulations and agencies.  

Permitting Support

  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) 
  • Hawai‘i  Environmental Policy Act (HEPA)
  • Clean Water Act: Section 401 (State Certification of Water Quality, State Department of Health), Section 402 (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, State Department of Health), Section 404 (Wetlands Permitting, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) 
  • Endangered Species Act (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
  • Coastal Zone Management Act (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Hawai‘i State Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism)
  • Conservation Programs (Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture)
  • Sikes Act Improvement Amendments (U.S. Department of Defense)
  • National Historic Preservation Act and Archaeological and Historic Preservation Act (State Historic Preservation Office)
  • Executive Orders and Federal guidelines
  • Special Management Areas (State of Hawai‘i, County level)