EMPSi provides a variety of services to government and industry clients across diverse market sectors

We are client focused, project focused, and quality focused—whether negotiating challenging planning issues, complex NEPA permitting, or fast-tracked timelines. Because of this, we are consistently recognized as industry leaders who help drive scientifically sound, reasonable, and legally defensible efforts. Our diverse services and the skills of our employees ensure successful project outcomes. 

Environmental Planning & Compliance

  • Environmental impact analysis under NEPA and state laws

  • Agency coordination and facilitation

  • Alternatives development and screening

  • Cumulative impact analysis

  • Environmental permitting and licensing

  • Resource management and land use plans

  • Regulatory coordination and consultation

  • Socioeconomic and environmental justice analysis

  • Visual resource management and simulations

GIS support and integration

  • Geodatabase development

  • Siting and constraints analysis

  • Cartographic products and presentations

  • Viewshed analysis


  • Administrative records

  • NEPA streamlining

  • File and database management

  • Interdisciplinary team facilitation and organization

  • Scheduling and forecasting

Natural & cultural ResourceS

  • Biological assessments and evaluations

  • Endangered species studies and surveys

  • Fire and vegetation management planning

  • Recreation planning

  • River and wetland restoration

  • Wetland delineations and 404 permitting

  • Cultural resource impacts analysis and modeling

  • Memoranda of agreements/understanding

  • Tribal concerns and consultation


  • Design and implement public outreach programs

  • Public meetings and open houses

  • Comment tracking, response, and analysis

  • Community workshops and focus groups

  • Facilitation and conflict resolution

  • Media relations and press releases

  • Interactive educational programs

  • Project website development

  • Strategic messaging development