EMPSi is a nationally recognized leader in environmental engineering and compliance services

We approach environmental engineering and compliance differently than other consulting firms. We work with our clients to understand their ideal outcomes, identify obstacles before they occur, and make sure there are strategies for any potential issue. This approach and our depth of experience keeps projects on schedule and on budget, and the quality of our work has been recognized through many national awards.

Select Projects

GEOTHERmal energy programmatic eis, nationwide

  • Prepared fast-tracked PEIS and supporting studies for geothermal energy development across more than 240 million acres of public lands

  • Project won the Environmental Business Journal’s Environmental Energy Merit Award


Coeur Rochester Mine Plan and Closure EIS, NV 

  • Successful third-party EIS for gold and silver mining on over 4,300 acres of public lands

  • Permitted new borrow areas, facilities, roads, and powerlines

  • Efficiently analyzed future operations and long-term closure management


Platte River Recovery Program Extension EA/BA, CO/WY/NE 

  • Provides ESA compliance for water-related activities in 3 states

  • Extends decisions in a cooperative recovery program for three ESA-listed species

  • Analyzed impacts to 17 listed species


Capitol Reef NP Grazing Management Plan EA, UT 

  • Guided development of a conservation-oriented adaptive livestock management plan

  • Negotiated valid existing grazing rights with protection of three federally listed plant species under the Endangered Species Act


FARMINGTON Mancos-Gallup Oil & Gas RMPA/EIS, NM 

  • Harmonizing planning between two lead agencies: BLM and BIA

  • Accounting for changes to regional oil and gas development from horizontal drilling

  • Over 35 cooperating agencies and consulting parties


Ashley National Forest Plan Revision EIS, UT/WY 

  • Providing technical support, management services, and direction for a Forest Plan revision covering a 1.4-million-acre National Forest across two states

  • Proposed plan diversifies management to reflect growth in recreation on the Ashley NF