AATA provides fast ‐track, time and mission critical environmental and social program management support services for natural resource and renewable energy projects world-wide.  Our projects often involve comprehensive, multidisciplinary activities which integrate physical, chemical, biological, social, engineering, and regulatory aspects of the project and the environment in which it exists.

Environmental and social due diligence and risk assessment
Community and Regulatory Liaison

  • Stakeholder identification and engagement
  • Public consultation
  • Community development plans
  • Resettlement action plans
  • NEPA Documentation, BLM, US Forest Service, COE, EPA, and State government agency management support
  • Initial environmental and social due diligence reviews, field and laboratory investigations, analyses and reporting.

Compliance with Performance Standards of International Financial Institutions

  • IFC Performance Standards & EBRD Performance Criteria
  • Equator Principles for Commercial Banks
  • Industry Best Practices
  • Corporate Policies

Bankable feasibility studies and early project planning

  • Providing environmental and social inputs to complex "bankable" feasibility studies
  • Meteorological, hydrological, and other weather related data
  • Wind and solar energy evaluations

WATER and WASTEwater management

SURFACE AND GROUNDWATER STUDIES

Monitoring and modeling

  • Meteorology and air quality
  • Hydrology and geohydrology
  • Oceanography—hydrodynamics, tides, currents, sediments, geology
  • Comprehensive marine engineering and conceptual modeling
  • Birds, bats, fisheries population dynamics and modeling

Ecological impact, risk and management

  • Terrestrial, aquatic, estuarine, & marine ecosystems
  • Vegetation
  • Avian studies
  • Bats
  • Marine mammals
  • Fisheries, coral reefs, benthos
  • Plankton
  • Phytoplankton
  • Zooplankton
  • Ichthyoplankton

BIODIVERSITY OFFSETS

Threatened and Endangered Species

Vectors of Diseas

  • Terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems
  • Marine and estuarine fisheries
  • Artificial reef systems
  • Coral reef rehabilitation

Early Production Permitting Protocol (EP‐3©)

  • Fast‐track strategy development
  • Multi‐tasking & multi‐tracking of key tasks
  • Regulatory interface, liaison, training, presentations
  • Social and Environmental Impact Assessment / Management / Monitoring
  • ISO 14001 Environmental Management System design and deployment
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/Sustainability