Regulatory Requirements –Federal and State regulatory requirements can take companies by surprise. We meet our clients’ project needs and help them comply with regulatory requirements within the framework of project goals, budget, and schedule.
Consultation Experts – Some clients are uncertain how to initiate consultation. We understand the benefits of successful engagements between project proponents, Native Americans, and other stakeholders. We listen to others’ concerns.
Preservation and Sustainability – Clients may be unfamiliar with the goals of cultural resources management. We realize the importance of preserving cultural resources for future generations and offer viable mitigation strategies when preservation isn’t possible.
Moving Beyond Typical Mitigation – Agencies are looking for alternative forms of mitigation. We are inventive. We work with clients and stakeholders to develop creative approaches to mitigation.
GEI’s team of cultural resource professionals is a cohesive group of experts who excel in cultural resource regulatory compliance, including National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Section 106, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and other state compliance processes.
Our professional staff meet the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for their profession and our archaeology staff are Registered Professional Archaeologists (RPAs).
Our cultural resources specialists are not just technical experts in archaeology, history, architecture, and osteology, we also write NEPA, NHPA Section 106, and state compliance documents. We know what it takes to successfully complete the environmental compliance process.
Our cultural resources studies take projects from inception to the end of construction. We have helped clients with failing projects successfully complete all regulatory permitting and compliance requirements, leading to project success. From start to finish, we are there for our clients.