DEWBERRY is a multi-disciplined firm with a proven history of providing architecture, consulting, engineering, and management services to a wide variety of public- and private-sector clients. Recognized for combining unsurpassed commitment to client service with deep subject matter expertise, Dewberry is dedicated to solving clients’ most complex challenges and transforming their communities. Established in 1956, Dewberry is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, with more than 50 locations, including 15 offices in Florida, and over 2,000 professionals nationwide. We remain a client-focused, family-owned business supporting our clients’ operations and enhancing community initiatives. www.dewberry.com/
HOLLAND & KNIGHT is a global law firm with approximately 1,700 lawyers and other professionals in 32 offices throughout the world – including Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Miami, Orlando, Tallahassee, Tampa and West Palm Beach – as well as Bogotá, London and Mexico City. As one of the largest law firms in Florida and in the United States, we have extensive experience and knowledge in all aspects of environmental law, from acquisitions and project development to environmental audits and compliance assessments, as well as litigation and enforcement defense. Our Florida Environmental Team attorneys have a long history and substantial experience with environmental issues such as air, water, due diligence, entitlements, brownfields, wetlands, endangered species, health and safety, hazardous and solid waste, and related litigation. With a solid track record, industry connections and leadership, Holland & Knight is frequently recognized by leading industry groups and publications. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” guide selected our firm for national first-tier rankings in both Land Use & Zoning Law and Environmental Law each year from 2015 to 2022, as well as 2022 metropolitan first-tier rankings in Environmental Law (Miami, Orlando, Tallahassee) and Litigation – Environmental (Jacksonville, Orlando, Tallahassee). It also honored Holland & Knight as “2022 Law Firm of the Year” in Land Use and Zoning Law.honored Holland & Knight as “2019 Law Firm of the Year” in Land Use and Zoning Law. www.hklaw.com/
MANSON BOLVES DONALDSON TANNER, PA is a Florida based law firm with public and private clients ranging from large, multi-billion dollar interests to start ups. The firm focuses on water, environmental, administrative, and governmental law as well as business, contracting, and construction. Manson Bolves offers a full range of services, from siting and permitting through mediation or litigation. In addition, our legislative practice represents clients with local, regional, and state bodies. We assist our clients by negotiating with state and local agencies, and navigating issues through the complex, and sometimes conflicting, governmental process. Manson Bolves also provides representation for clients on transactions between governments and private interests, including the negotiation and drafting of interlocal agreements. Our understanding of government provides a unique perspective for our private sector clients. The processes, the personalities, and the policies that move or stall good projects can sometimes be a mystery to our private sector clients. We can untangle the mysteries of those processes and help ensure fair and equitable treatment under the laws, rules, and regulations. Likewise, the commercial and construction litigation team at Manson Bolves ensures that clients are properly represented in contractual and related business disputes. While government is complex, a seemingly endless array of mishaps, misunderstandings and mistakes plague the industry. We represent our clients’ interests. From contracting through court we have been called upon to ensure our clients get what they need, what they deserve, what they are entitled to. For additional information, please visit www.mansonbolves.com.
STEARNS WEAVER MILLER is a full service law firm with offices in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, Tallahassee and Coral Gables. Our Land Development, Zoning and Environmental Department is a statewide practice group focused primarily on the Florida marketplace. This focus enables us to understand Florida’s political, business and development trends at the state, regional and local government levels, and effectively represent and serve our clients throughout all regions of Florida. Our team provides our clients an array of legal and planning services related to transactions, land use entitlements, land development, and environmental matters, as well as governmental affairs representation and litigation related to those practice areas. We represent clients at federal, state, regional, and local levels on a broad range of environmental and land use issues involving wetlands, coastal development, greenfields, comprehensive plan amendments, protected species and habitat, property rights, water quality, brownfields, rezoning, contaminated sites, sovereign submerged lands, marinas/docking facilities, due diligence reviews, water use, developments of regional impact, toxic torts, utilities, natural resource extraction, stormwater management, beach nourishment, variances, platting, transfer of development rights, and climate change/coastal resilience. Our Department brings together land use, environmental, property rights, and litigation attorneys, in-house planners, and GIS mapping staff. We have strategically built our practice group to include attorneys and planners from many different professional disciplines, each providing unique assets for our clients. Our team includes attorneys previously serving as in-house counsel for corporations and industry groups, as well as attorneys and planners who formerly held high-level positions with major local governments and regional and state agencies – this diversity brings multiple perspectives to the table which enables creative problem solving, and results in practical advice to our clients. For additional information, please visit www.stearnsweaver.com.
WSP is one of the world’s leading environmental, engineering, and professional services firms. By joining forces, we now have 200 offices across the US and are a 12,000-person strong earth and environment practice, providing engineering, remediation, regulatory and compliance, design, and environmental services on projects that span all seven continents. Our professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment, and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing, and power sectors. We focus on designing lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water, and environment markets and to help communities prosper. Visit wsp.com.
ARDAMAN AND ASSOCIATES, INC. is a professional engineering corporation founded in 1959 by Dr. M.E. Ardaman and has continually provided engineering services in the practice of engineering. The company was founded in Orlando and has expanded to meet the needs of our client community. We currently serve from our corporate headquarters in Orlando, and 14 branch offices throughout Florida, Louisiana, and Texas. Ardaman is a technically superior and fiscally sound consulting firm that has experienced steady and healthy growth throughout its history. This reasonable growth pattern has allowed us to expand the services offered to our clients while maintaining top quality. We firmly believe that the development and reputation of our company are the direct results of the individual efforts and commitment of all our employees. Our future success depends on continuing this commitment and adhering to the highest professional standards and ideals. Today, Ardaman is one of Florida’s largest geotechnical, materials testing, environmental, and geoscience consulting firms. At present, Ardaman employs over 400 professional engineers, scientists, technicians, drilling personnel, technical assistants, and support staff. Over our history, we have worked on more than 150,000 projects throughout the State, the U.S., and worldwide. This vast list of project experience includes services for virtually every type of public and private client associated with development and construction. https://www.ardaman.com/
GREENBERG TRAURIG, P.A. Greenberg Traurig’s environmental and land development practices comprise an integrated network of professionals in 45 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, including six offices in Florida. Our team is nationally recognized for experience in a number of areas, including permitting, auditing and compliance, brownfield development and risk transfer, natural resources, Native American law, and a broad range of environmental, toxic tort, and government enforcement litigation (administrative, civil, and criminal). GT regularly assists clients with a wide variety of land development issues, including navigating the complexities of Florida’s growth management laws and policies. The firm’s environmental professionals work closely with the firm’s land development, real estate, corporate, energy, and other transactional lawyers and have significant experience in key industry sectors, including: mining, oil and gas, transportation, agriculture, waste management, electricity generation, renewables and clean technology, pulp and paper, steel and other metals, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and real estate. GT’s results-oriented and practical approach to problem solving has led major national and international companies and other organizations to entrust the firm with their most challenging environmental and land development matters. GT’s Environmental Practice is a Law360 Practice of the Year for 2022. For additional information, please visit www.gtlaw.com.
LEWIS, LONGMAN & WALKER, P.A. For more than 25 years, the attorneys at LLW have helped the individuals, businesses and governments that have shaped Florida’s future. We offer solutions to issues associated with complex local, state, and federal laws and regulations. We focus on the specific, technical and seemingly ever-changing areas of Environmental, Land Use and Governmental Law. LLW is comprised of well-known and respected attorneys with the experience and skill to quickly resolve difficult legal challenges. We believe in building long-term attorney-client relationships based upon collaboration and solid performance. We are committed to responding to clients’ needs promptly and economically. Our offices are in Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Tampa, St. Petersburg and West Palm Beach. Wherever you are, we’re nearby. www.llw-law.com
MITIGATION MARKETING Founded in 1998, Mitigation Marketing was the first company of its kind in Florida, and today the company remains the largest firm specializing in marketing support for mitigation banks. Known throughout the nation as a leader in the mitigation banking industry, Mitigation Marketing has developed a systematic approach to the marketing and sales of mitigation credits and focuses on service at every level. Using this approach, Mitigation Marketing has created the largest inventory of mitigation credits in the state of Florida. mitigationmarketing.com/
PHILLIPS & JORDAN, INC. (P&J), a Phillips Infrastructure Holdings, Inc. company, is a certified woman-owned, heavy civil and infrastructure contractor established in 1952. Our Core Values and Priorities – Integrity, Safety, Quality, and Production – guide our daily business practices. P&J is a People First company, and we hold safety as an imperative above all other objectives. We carry this commitment with us as we pursue challenging projects in three primary service areas: Heavy Civil Infrastructure Development (Power Generation, Water Resources, Mining, and Industrial & Commercial), Right-of-Way Infrastructure Development (Power Delivery, Pipeline Services, and Foundation Construction), and Disaster Response. P&J is a national contractor that is registered to do business in all 50 states and has performed work in over 40 states over the past decade. Headquartered in Knoxville, TN, P&J currently employs a workforce of approximately 1,000 individuals and maintains regional and project offices throughout the United States. Our new Florida Headquarters is located just off I-75 and SR 52 in San Antonio (Pasco County), allowing us to continue our decades of work in Florida. A few P&J water resources projects include the L-8 Reservoir with SFWMD, the 4G Ranch Beneficial Reuse Wetland Creation Project with Pasco County and SFWMD, the C-51 Reservoir Phase 1 Project with South Florida utilities, and the EAA Stormwater Treatment Area with SFWMD. P&J is very comfortable with public-private partnerships and alternative delivery through collaboration. www.pandj.com
PURE POLYMER SOLUTIONS (PPS) is a water treatment company that strives to return water to the environment safe, clean, and fits your budget. Our team of experts and full line of state of the art dewatering equipment that is fully integrated with telemetry ensures your SWIPP and NPDES effluent limitation guidelines are covered. In today’s world sustainability is no longer an option, it’s a requirement. PPS uses chemistries that are sustainable, carbon neutral, and always renewable, because they are made from plant-based materials. Additionally, we offer the full line of commodity chemistries that are vetted to ensure responsible and safe practices are guaranteed. For more information, please visit our website at www.purepolymersolutions.com.
QUIRE is the leading Technical Report Writing Software, specifically catering to environmental consultants and engineers in diverse industries. By offering an easy-to-use platform, Quire streamlines the report writing process, ensuring consistent, high-quality environmental Reports, such as Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments. With a focus on addressing industry-specific pain points, Quire collaborates closely with Clients to revolutionize their workflow processes, saving significant time on each Report. The platform’s advanced data analytics deliver valuable insights by comparing Clients’ report editing times to industry benchmarks, empowering data-driven decisions that boost overall efficiency and profitability. Learn how Quire is driving the future of environmental report writing and adapting to the ever-changing demands of the industry by visiting www.openquire.com.
SWCA ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS (SWCA) was established in 1981 and has provided environmental planning, regulatory compliance, and natural and cultural resources management services to a variety of clients throughout the United States for over 40 years. Originally founded by ecologist Dr. Steven W. Carothers on the principles of sound science and creative solutions for our clients, SWCA is a 100% employee-owned firm with 39 offices and more than 1,400 employees across the United States. With seven offices in the Gulf Coast region, including Jacksonville, Pensacola, and Fort Lauderdale, SWCA can pull resources and respond rapidly to our clients’ needs while drawing on our local, regional, and national staff of scientists, planners, technical specialists, and subject matter experts across the country. http://www.swca.com
AKERMAN LLP Akerman is a top 100 U.S. law firm recognized among the most forward thinking firms in the industry by Financial Times. Its more than 700 lawyers and business professionals collaborate with the world’s most successful enterprises and entrepreneurs to navigate change, seize opportunities, and help drive innovation and growth. We are recognized for substantial experience in complex transactions, development and construction projects, economic development incentives, environmental matters, public private initiatives, and litigation. Ranked by U.S. News – Best Lawyers as a national tier one law firm for Environmental Law, Akerman’s Environment and Natural Resources team advises businesses on nearly every kind of environmental regulatory challenge they might face. We represent Fortune 500 companies, publicly traded REITs, developers, and other public and private entities throughout the United States in all facets of environmental counseling, permitting, and due diligence. In addition, our litigators defend clients in a wide range of civil and criminal enforcement actions arising out of the major federal environmental statutes, as well as climate change regulation, renewable energy regulation, and project development. For more information, please visit www.akerman.com
ATKINS, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, employing over 18,300 people across the UK, North America, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and Europe. Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a fully integrated professional services and project management company with offices around the world dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, technology and data to design, deliver and operate the most complex projects. We deploy global capabilities locally to our clients and deliver unique end-to-end services across the whole life cycle of an asset including consulting, advisory & environmental services, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and capital—delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital.
Within Florida, Atkins assists public and private clients with their vital infrastructure and sustainability projects, including water, rail and transit, roads and bridges, energy, aviation, ports, resilience, environmental restoration, water quality, and urban development. atkinsglobal.com
BIRKITT ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, INC. (Birkitt) was formed in 1996 and provides environmental services, project management, and permitting and certification assistance for projects throughout Florida and the southeastern United States. Birkitt professionals have many years of experience in wetlands and wildlife studies; preparation of Environmental Assessments (EA) and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS); permitting/certification, mitigation design, construction implementation; and monitoring on a wide range of projects for public and private clients.
Birkitt staff effectively use their expertise in coastal, freshwater, estuarine and terrestrial systems, and environmental regulatory processes to expedite and minimize costs or delays for projects throughout Florida. Comprehensive technical experience coupled with specialization in innovative and strategic approaches to expedite permitting and other regulatory processes makes Birkitt uniquely capable to provide environmental consulting services to a wide variety of clients.
Birkitt experience includes: wetlands jurisdictional determinations, wildlife assessments and surveys, benthic surveys, wetlands mitigation design, mitigation bank development and management, state and federal permitting and planning documentation and negotiations; and construction oversight and compliance. Projects have included residential and commercial developments; linear projects such as pipelines, roads, water mains; aviation services throughout Florida; utility projects including solar fields, and coastal projects. www.birkitt.com
CDM SMITH is celebrating an unprecedented industry milestone in 2022—our 75th Anniversary! In 1947, Thomas Camp left the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to set up a consulting practice with partners Herman Dresser and Jack McKee. Together, they pioneered drinking water treatment technologies, advanced approaches in water quality protection and groundwater recharge, and established the enduring culture of our firm. Today, the 5,000 professionals of CDM Smith around the world honor that legacy through a commitment to serve clients with excellence, apply our thought leadership for ingenious solutions, and leverage our independence to do what is best for our employees and clients. Learn more at cdmsmith.com/Celebrating75.
DUDEK is a 100% employee-owned environmental, planning, and engineering firm headquartered in Encinitas, California. Our 700+ multidisciplinary employees are environmental planners, scientists, and engineers who help clients plan, design, and build projects that improve communities’ built and natural infrastructure. We are creative, pragmatic problem-solvers working at the intersection of science, engineering, regulations, and multiple stakeholders’ interest to help clients achieve project goals. www.dudek.com
Since 2005, ECOSYSTEM INVESTMENT PARTNERS (EIP) has been an industry leader in delivering high-quality, large-scale mitigation solutions. EIP acquires, restores, and permanently protects priority conservation properties in regions that face significant environmental impacts. EIP has operated in Florida since 2014 and established five mitigation banks across the state, with six others pending. We have recently begun the largest performance-based contract for the delivery of environmental outcomes in the Florida’s history, pioneering a state-of-the-art method to reduce nitrogen and phosphorous in Lake Okeechobee through the Lower Kissimmee Basin Storm Water Treatment Project.
We partner with regional ecologists on every project. EIP is a member of the Florida Association of Mitigation Bankers and Joe Williams, Assistant Director of Markets, serves on its Board. Our approach pairs national experience and firm strength with specialized ecological expertise to always deliver our clients a winning mitigation outcome. ecosystempartners.com.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING & TECHNOLOGY, INC is a multi-disciplinary environmental and sustainability consulting firm delivering strategy, permitting, design, and management solutions to public and private sector clients. With more than 200 professionals across the U.S., we are the rare find in today’s consulting industry. Our scientists, engineers, planners, and technical specialists support the environmental upside in every project and client we serve. We are proud of our long-standing, progressive relationships in markets such as power & energy, land development, ecosystem restoration, and water infrastructure. www.etcinc.com
GEOSYNTEC CONSULTANTS is a consulting and engineering firm that works with private and public sector clients to address new ventures and complex problems involving our environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Our engineers, geologists, environmental scientists, and other technical and project staff specialize in the areas of environmental studies and cleanup; infrastructure assessment, engineering, and design; environmental, health, and safety management; natural resources assessment and restoration; and structural extreme load analyses, fluid dynamics, and risk mitigation services. Our firm’s practitioners deliver advanced solutions throughout the United States and at select locations in Australia, Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. Geosyntec was founded in Florida, where the firm maintains nine offices, including its corporate operations team. Most of Geosyntec’s Florida practitioners have spent the majority of their career in the state. They have provided strategic counsel to officials with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP); Region IV of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA); the Florida water management districts; and the Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE), among many others. www.geosyntec.com
GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. Privately owned by our people, GHD provides engineering, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients across five continents and the Pacific region. GHD has earned a reputation for excellence in site assessment and remediation, compliance, environmental impact assessment, permitting, waste management, emergency response, stakeholder engagement, water resources, and natural resource management. Committed to sustainable development, GHD improves the physical, natural and social environments of the many communities in which we operate. www.ghd.com
GUNSTER’s environmental, land use & property Rights attorneys help guide clients through Florida’s complex permitting and regulatory landscape, including the interrelated environmental and land development approvals needed to utilize property, and to defends owner’s rights when necessary. Our attorneys represent clients throughout Florida who own, lease, develop, finance and manage properties of various types, including agricultural, commercial, energy, industrial, residential, retail, and mixed-use properties. Gunster’s Real Property Practice combines the experience of real estate, land use, environmental and property litigation attorneys, and in-house planners to work collaboratively to assist our clients in the use and development of their properties. Our lawyers include Florida Bar certified attorneys who provide counsel and representation before state and federal environmental agencies on all aspects of water resource permitting, water use and water supply, air quality and emissions, water quality permitting including NPDES, Everglades restoration matters, listed species permitting, and issues related to state and federal administrative law. We also represent clients before state and local governments throughout Florida on matters related to land use regulation and development, as well as appearing in State and Federal courts on behalf of clients protecting their property rights. Gunster attorneys are regularly featured authors and speakers at seminars and conferences throughout Florida. Additionally, they are involved with related organizations including the American Water Resources Association, the American Water Works Association, Florida Bar Environmental and Land Use Law Sections, the Florida Bar Property Rights Committee, the Florida Green Building Coalition and U.S. Green Building Council, the American Planning Association, ULI, NAIOP, and ICSC. For more information, visit www.gunster.com.
HOLTZMAN VOGEL BARAN TORICHINSKY & JOSEFIAK, with offices strategically located in Washington DC, Virginia, Florida, and Arizona, is nationally recognized for providing cutting-edge legal strategies to protect the most high-profile clients in the nation when they face their most sensitive and high-stakes compliance, regulatory and litigation matters. Chambers and Partners has named a number of our attorneys as top environmental lawyers in the state of Florida; and the firm is recognized as one of the top political law firms in the country.
Our Tallahassee office represents clients across the state of Florida and beyond in a wide range of matters, with focuses that include: land use, property rights, and development; environmental regulation, permitting, and litigation; and government and legislative affairs. Holtzman Vogel attorneys have experience assisting clients at federal, state, regional, and local levels in connection with: comprehensive planning, real estate, property rights, toxic substances, wetlands, water use, sovereign submerged lands, underground injection control, oil and gas exploration, endangered species, industrial wastewater, domestic wastewater, stormwater, and potable water.
Our Florida office works alongside our other offices across the country in maintaining a robust government and legislative affairs practice crafting solutions to client problems before state legislatures, agencies, governors, and cabinets.
For more information on Holtzman Vogel please visit: holtzmanvogel.com/
NORTHSTAR CONTRACTING GROUP, INC (NorthStar) is a licensed State of Florida Professional Engineering and Construction firm headquartered in Tampa, Florida with service centers in Tallahassee, Orlando and West Palm Beach. We are an established and respected provider of professional civil and environmental engineering, construction and emergency response services focused on serving State and local municipal governments. For over 30 years, NorthStar has provided expertise and solutions to challenging regulatory, environmental and water resource issues that affect our clients. Our areas of specialization include: all phases of environmental site assessments; petroleum contamination assessments and remediation; storage tank assessments; construction management services; hazardous materials management, response and cleanup; brownfields coordination, funding management and implementation; contaminated site management and safety evaluations; land acquisition and natural resource management; environmental permitting; regulatory compliance; computer and GIS modeling; civil and water resource engineering; and, mold/lead and asbestos testing and abatement. Since 1997, we have provided these services for State of Florida municipalities, County agencies and State agencies including the Florida DEP, Florida DOT, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and all five of the State of Florida Water Management Districts. www.northstar.com.
SEA & SHORELINE is a Florida-based aquatic restoration firm that transforms corrupted bodies of water into healthy, thriving, sustainable ecosystems. Sea & Shoreline is passionate about improving water quality in our natural bodies of water and protecting our coastlines from severe storms. Our solutions include seagrass/SAV restorations, wave attenuation devices, oyster reefs, living shorelines, bank and berm stabilizations, dredging, vegetated retaining walls, stormwater solutions, and more. For more information please visit seaandshoreline.com
SOUTHERN STATES LAND & TIMBER, LLC is a subsidiary of The J. M. Burguières Co., Limited, the oldest single family- owned land holding company currently in operation in Louisiana. In 2015, Southern States Land & Timber began its environmental venture as it acquired Lake Wales Ridge Conservation Bank in Central Florida providing habitat for endangered Sand Skinks and Gopher Tortoises. Currently, Southern States Land & Timber has 4 mitigation banks and 2 conservation banks and 4 mitigation banks in the permitting stage. Our latest bank to open is Mangrove Point Mitigation Bank, which is a premier estuarine restoration project. Southern States restored the 469-acre disturbed site back to its highly valuable natural state of mangrove forest, saltern, and other associated habitat, enabling the site to be an important contributor to the greater ecosystem of the eastern Tampa Bay shoreline tidal community integrated with the adjacent E. G. Simmons Park, the Wolf Branch Park, and other conservation lands. Southern States is committed to the management and preservation required to re-establish and enhance critical habitats that exist on our properties utilized by protected and endangered wildlife species. In coordination with USFWS, we can provide species specific compensatory mitigation for unavoidable habitat impacts and incidental take related to commercial development, utilities, and roadways in Central Florida. www.ssltllc.com
SPANGLER ENVIRONMENTAL Since 1999, Spangler Environmental, Inc. (SEI) has offered due diligence and environmental regulatory consulting and permitting services to civil engineers, builders, utility/roadway/construction contractors, attorneys, and governments. SEI serves clients throughout the United States, with personnel and office presence in the Tampa area, Charleston, SC, and Raleigh and Charlotte, NC. The SEI team delivers practical and real-time solutions to the economic engine of land development. Field team management, regulatory agency management, protected species management, environmental compliance management during construction, permitting services, contaminated site assessment, clean-up/remediation construction management, and litigation support/expert testimony are the company’s front-line services. By offering full turn-key, comprehensive solutions, SEI partners with clients to help them succeed. Track regulatory issues and technical advances in the environmental field, or find out more about Spangler Environmental as a great place to work by visiting www.SpanglerEnvironmental.com, or follow on LinkedIn, or contact us at Toll-Free: 866-772-6453.
The STANTEC community unites more than 26,000 employees working in over 400 locations across 6 continents. Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That’s why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.
We care about the communities we serve—because they’re our communities too. This allows us to assess what’s needed and connect our expertise, to appreciate nuances and envision what’s never been considered, to bring together diverse perspectives so we can collaborate toward a shared success.
We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.
Stantec trades on the TSX and the NYSE under the symbol STN. Visit us at stantec.com or find us on social media.
TERRACON is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical and materials. Over its history, Terracon has achieved significant expansion through both internal growth and acquisitions. Terracon currently has more than 4,500 employees in more than 150 offices and 50 states nationwide. Additionally, we partner with our U.S. clients to serve their international needs. The firm’s success is further evidenced by a current ranking of 24 in Engineering News-Record’s 2018 listing of the Top 500 Design Firms, as compared to a ranking of 41 a decade ago. Terracon’s growth is due to dedicated employees who are responsive to clients, provide quality services, and take advantage of opportunities in the marketplace. Our environmental services include: site assessments and investigations; remedial design and implementation; Brownfields/site redevelopment; natural resources/wetlands delineation/mitigation; industrial hygiene/health and safety; asbestos/lead/mold/indoor air quality; regulatory compliance; environmental management systems; and solid waste planning and design. www.terracon.com
THE WETLANDSBANK COMPANY (TWC) is one of the nation’s most respected and successful mitigation bankers. TWC developed its wetland bank in Pembroke Pines, FL; the first credit transfers ever authorized by the Army Corps of Engineers. TWC has completed the transfer of the 2,778-acre Panther Island Mitigation Bank in Naples, FL to the Audubon of Florida’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, as the long term managers and is currently restoring an additional 1,841 acres that has been added to the existing bank project. Panther Island’s commitment to the environment has earned national and international recognition. Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, including the Panther Island Mitigation Bank, was named a Ramsar Wetland of International Significance, one of only 26 in the United States. It was the first time ever that a mitigation bank has received this honor. During 2015 TWC added Corkscrew Regional Mitigation Bank to its portfolio thus furthering its commitment to the Southwest Florida market. TWC has completed the first phase of construction on Blackwater Creek Mitigation Bank north of Orlando in the Wekiva Basin. TWC has expanded into Georgia with the Legacy Farms Stream Bank south of Atlanta. TWC has expanded into Mississippi by partnering with founders of Delta Mitigation Bank. TWC seeks partnerships with public or private entities to design, permit, develop, market, and operate mitigation banks, and also sells mitigation credits on behalf of entities, such as Broxton Rocks Mitigation Bank a stream and wetland bank also in Georgia and Panther Passage Conservation Bank, a Panther Habitat bank in Hendry County, Florida. Contact: Robert B. Miller, Chief Executive Officer & President, 10097 Cleary Blvd. Suite #303 Plantation, FL 33324 (954) 642-2463; email@example.com; www.wetlandsbank.com
A-C-T ENVIRONMENTAL & INFRASTRUCTURE Established in 1987, A·C·T is a multi-disciplined professional environmental, engineering and field services firm with expertise in a range of areas, including environmental sciences, engineering, industrial hygiene, industrial services, infrastructure, waste management and emergency response. A·C·T employs nearly 100 full-time, part-time and contract professionals from its offices in Bartow, Gainesville, Orlando, Naples, Sarasota, Tampa and Ft. Lauderdale. The firm is recognized as the Best Mid-Sized Environmental Firm to Work For – nationwide (by CE News) and is among Florida Trend’s 100 Best Companies to Work For (2010/11/12/13/15/16). For more information, visit www.A-C-T.com or like us on Facebook.
AECOM TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC. is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services corporation with a comprehensive capability to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private sector clients. Our firm is a global provider of professional technical and management support services in a broad range of markets, including water, wastewater, transportation, facilities, parks and recreation, environmental and energy. While AECOM is worldwide, we value the local relationships that we have developed with each and every one of our clients. AECOM’s professionals are driven by a common commitment to work in partnership with our clients to find practical, cost-effective solutions to their infrastructure needs. Many of our professionals worked for public agencies before joining the firm. They understand the needs, pressures, and constraints faced by clients when developing and implementing programs in public settings. As a result, AECOM experts are adept at forging true partnerships with clients and stakeholders as they strive to deliver programs innovatively and cost effectively. www.aecom.com
APTIM is a leading professional solutions firm specializing in environmental services, resilience, sustainability, and energy solutions, as well as technical and data solutions, program management, and critical infrastructure. Our dedicated teammates apply their experience and expertise to provide integrated services and solutions for government agencies, commercial and industrial clients, and energy customers. APTIM commits to accelerating the transition toward a clean and efficient energy economy, building a sustainable future for our communities and natural world, and creating a more inclusive and equitable environment that celebrates the diversity of our people. With five offices in Florida, since 1984, APTIM has conducted over 100 coastal engineering projects, more than 45 coastal structural stabilization projects, developed 14 Inlet Management Plans throughout Florida, has conducted over 100 borrow area studies (identifying 500+ million cubic yards of restoration material) and has conducted more than 500 beach surveys (25,000+ profiles). With ATPIM’s client focused, solution driven team you can expect the extraordinary. For more information, please visit https://www.aptim.com/
BILZIN SUMBERG is a commercial law firm based in Florida dedicated to delivering the highest quality legal counsel to a wide range of distinguished clients whose business, legal opportunities, and challenges pan the United States crossing borders with Europe, Latin America, Canada, the Middle East, and Asia. The firm’s growth has paralleled that of its Miami home base, a region known for its rich cultural, social, and professional diversity. Bilzin Sumberg lawyers concentrate on services at the heart of both regional and international commerce, including real estate, land development and government relations, environmental, corporate law, joint ventures, domestic and international tax and estate planning, business litigation, finance and public-private partnerships. Our environmental attorneys provide innovative solutions to a wide range of environmental issues faced by Florida’s development and redevelopment community. As part of the firm’s Government Relations & Land Development practice group, the environmental team works closely with the Firm’s Corporate, Real Estate and Litigation practices to support all aspects of regulation, permitting and enforcement actions related to federal and state wetland regulations, brownfields redevelopment, stormwater management and permitting, marina permitting and operation, landfills, regulatory permitting, hazardous waste and land development. For more information, please visit www.bilzin.com.
BIO-TECH CONSULTING, INC. is a full-service environmental consulting firm headquartered in Orlando, Fla. with offices across the state and clients throughout Florida and the Southeast. Our team of scientists, planners and project managers works to guide all of our clients through successful permitting and compliance processes on local, state and federal levels. Services include permitting, environmental assessments, wetlands mitigation, monitoring, wildlife sciences, erosion and sediment control, pond management, lake management, and landscaping services. Projects range from single-family residences to master-planned communities to government facilities. With the expertise, equipment, knowledge and commitment, Bio-Tech Consulting guides its clients through the increasingly complex and rapidly changing permitting and compliance processes. Our mission is to help our clients maximize development opportunities, minimize timeframes and achieve ecologically sustainable solutions. To learn more, please visit www.bio-techconsulting.com.
As a trusted environmental services company for more than 20 years, Cameron-Cole excels in delivering high-performance solutions to complex challenges. With extensive hands-on expertise and a nationwide presence, we specialize in reducing compliance burdens, lowering costs and providing comprehensive services tailored to clients’ needs. As part of ADEC Innovations, our commitment to advancing global sustainability extends to offering additional services, such as CEQA/NEPA compliance and comprehensive ESG support. With a wide range of services, including assessment, remediation, corporate environmental risk management, GHG verification, permitting and compliance, PFAS response, litigation support, real estate due diligence, brownfield redevelopment and waste management, you can count on Cameron-Cole for effective and sustainable environmental solutions that make a positive impact. http://www.cameron-cole.com/
Excelling in environmental data reporting and driven by a dedication to customer service and transparency, Envirosite gives quick access to diverse data for property due diligence, compliance and risk mitigation, enabling environmental professionals to make more informed decisions. With scalable and customizable data solutions and access to over 2,000 environmental databases, Envirosite ensures speed and efficiency. Experience success with Envirosite’s comprehensive environmental data solutions, backed by our commitment to customer satisfaction, transparent practices and deep industry knowledge. Streamline your operations, mitigate risks and make informed business decisions confidently with our trusted services. Envirositecorp.com
PaleoWest and Commonwealth Heritage Group (CHG) have come together to create CHRONICLE HERITAGE. With nearly 40 offices and over 450 experts on staff, Chronicle Heritage is the premier cultural resource management firm in the United States and abroad. Chronicle Heritage will continue to provide our public and private sector clients with creative solutions that streamline projects to keep them on schedule, even when the unexpected is encountered. Our diverse team of experts in architectural history, history, paleontology, and terrestrial and underwater archaeology are committed to partnering with our clients to develop solutions that serve their precise needs. We have the reach, resources, and expertise to complete any project and Break New Ground together. www.chronicleheritage.com/
DEAN MEAD is a business law firm with 57 attorneys and three government relations professionals. The firm has five offices across Florida, including Orlando, Tallahassee, Fort Pierce, Viera and Stuart. Dean Mead serves clients by providing strategic solutions at the federal, state and local levels, and through extensive experience in numerous practice areas including: tax, estate and succession planning, business law, general commercial litigation, labor & employment, real estate, land use, zoning and permitting, agribusiness, government relations and lobbying, regulatory compliance, employee benefits, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, immigration, and eminent domain. Additionally, Dean Mead’s Water Law Practice includes a seasoned team of attorneys with decades of experience in water resource management, protection, procurement, and planning. The team includes water resource and environmental litigators, counsel with decades of experience in rule development and rule challenges, administrative lawyers in several offices – including Tallahassee – and hands-on familiarity and experience with each of Florida’s five water management districts. The firm’s current clients own well over 1,000,000 acres throughout the state of Florida, and their combined agribusiness and water resource protection experience is unique among Florida’s law firms. For more information, please call (877) 363-8992 or visit www.deanmead.com.
ECOCREDIT MARKETING is a trusted mitigation partner focusing on high-quality compensatory mitigation for wetland, stream, and species habitat impacts. With over 14 years of experience, ECM effectively provides economic environmental solutions to projects throughout Florida and the United States. Our ability to support both the investment decision and natural resource assets is unparalleled. Our team is known for our extensive knowledge of the mitigation industry and markets; investigative and proprietary research skills; strong regulatory, public agency, and private relationships; and smooth, efficient, and strategic administration of credit sales. https://www.ecocreditmarketing.com/
ECOWILD CONSULTING GROUP, LLC is an environmental consulting firm operating out of Tampa, Florida. EcoWild is specialized in providing strategic advisory, planning, and permitting services for threatened and endangered species on land development and conservation focused projects. We are known for our expertise in navigating regulations for protected wildlife species, and in developing science-based solutions to complex business and conservation challenges throughout Florida and the southeastern United States. Our experience, reputation, and dedication will promote successful outcomes for our clients and partners. Please visit our booth to learn more about our professional services. www.ecowildconsulting.com.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION SOLUTIONS, LLC Clean water is our most precious natural resource. The way we work with water must change for our planet to thrive. Environmental Conservation Solutions (ECS), using natural products and recycled materials, has pioneered a sustainable approach to water treatment with the Bold & Gold® filtration media to reduce the impacts of water pollutants – and efficient and long-lasting solutions for our client’s bottom line and the world around us. Depending on influent concentrations, Bold & Gold® filtration media can reduce Nitrogen up to 75%, reduce Phosphorus up to 95%, and reduce Pathogens up to 99%. ECS also manufactures a stormwater management system called the PIPE-R™ underground storage system, that will save man hours of assembly, installation time, rock required, all adding up project $$ savings. ecs-water.com/
ERIN L. DEADY, P.A., is a Florida based firm representing clients statewide from the panhandle to the Florida Keys primarily in the area of environmental and governmental law. Its attorneys have assisted clients at federal, state, regional, and local levels in the private and public sector in all areas of environmental and land use law. Our attorneys work on projects and matters such as Gulf Restoration, sustainability, climate change preparedness and resiliency, energy, public finance, special districts, legislative matters, NEPA, water use and regulation, litigation matters, comprehensive planning, land use and zoning and land development regulations. The firm maintains an active practice in seeking, managing and securing governmental grants and unique special assessments. www.erindeadylaw.com.
ERIS – ENVIRONMENTAL RISK INFORMATION SERVICES is a leading provider of current and historical environmental risk and property information for real estate across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. ERIS delivers accurate, affordable, on-demand research services for property-related data and reference materials. The ERIS system accesses hundreds of federal, state, tribal and private sector databases containing millions of current and historical environment records to identify potential environmental threats on properties. Reports are flexible, comprehensive, and timely – your choice of preview, standard database, custom radius or linear reports, and report packages that include database reports and combinations of historical products. Whether you are doing a Phase I, Phase II, a remediation project, a loan or insurance assessment, or legal due diligence, ERIS is your North American resource for assessing environmental risk on properties. www.erisinfo.com
ERM, sustainability is our business. As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world’s leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations. Our services for the Power Industry are designed to assist in responding to a range of challenges. We support our clients as they enter new markets, often in the areas of financial and technical risk assessment, constraint analysis, capital project assessment and selection, and then as they invest in, license, construct and expand major capital facilities. We have cutting-edge expertise in federal, state, and local permitting, supporting new generation and the associated energy delivery systems, and stakeholder engagement. As the transition to a lower carbon future accelerates, ERM partners with its clients at all stages of the project development lifecycle to bring their new-energy investments to market, while maximizing speed and adaptability.
Sustainability is our business. Together with the world’s leading organizations, we are shaping a more sustainable future. https://www.erm.com/
ESA is an environmental consulting and planning firm committed to the principles of sustainability. We specialize in environmental planning, scientific technical studies and investigations, environmental assessments, cultural resource services, ecosystem restoration and mitigation design, climate change solutions, and regulatory permitting and compliance. With diverse practice groups and multiple offices nationwide, ESA’s nimble, multidisciplinary teams provide world class expertise to deliver innovative and cost-effective solutions to our clients. To learn more about ESA, visit our website at www.esassoc.com.
FLATWOODS CONSULTING GROUP INC (Flatwoods) is a Florida-based Small Business Enterprise (SBE) specializing in assisting our clients with the complex regulations associated with natural resources. Our goal is to provide the highest quality consultation to our clients in a cost-effective manner. We accomplish this through honest and consistent personal contact and by putting the long-term needs of our clients and staff members before short-term corporate gain. We strive to attract and retain both clients and staff for the duration of their careers, not just for the duration of a project. Our team of highly qualified scientists and professionals has advanced degrees, professional certifications, and project experience related to many aspects of upland, wetland, and benthic ecology, wildlife surveys, and various types of ecological monitoring, permitting, and mitigation. Flatwoods’ staff members have served clients in the southeastern United States for over fifteen years. Our comprehensive technical approach, in-depth understanding of ecology, and regulatory experience result in invaluable project solutions for our clients. Flatwoods has experience in successfully addressing the complex environmental and regulatory challenges associated with transportation and utilities, mining, agriculture, and municipal projects as well as industrial, commercial, residential, and multi-use developments. www.flatwoodsconsulting.com.
The FLORIDA ASSOCIATION OF MITIGATION BANKERS (FAMB) was established in 2008 for the purpose of promoting and advancing an efficient and successful compensatory private wetland and conservation marketplace that supports economic development and ecological function through the restoration of wetlands, streams and species’ habitats throughout the State of Florida. FAMB members consists of industry professionals including mitigation bankers, environmental consultants, engineers, restoration contractors and other service related firms who work within the industry. FAMB provides an industry voice in Tallahassee which advocates and supports appropriate legislative and regulatory policies to ensure the mitigation banking industry’s sustainability and expansion. https://floridamitigationbanking.org/
FREESE AND NICHOLS plans, designs, and manages infrastructure projects with client service and continuous improvement in mind. Our vision is to simply be the firm of choice for clients and employees. We continually partner with clients to deliver on our mission: Innovative Approaches … Practical Results … Outstanding Service. www.freese.com
GULF COAST UNDERGROUND, LLC (DBA: GCU, LLC in Florida) is a full-service general construction and engineering firm with offices in Mobile, AL, Gainesville, FL, and Little Rock, AR. One major component of our business is to investigate and evaluate the condition of water and wastewater infrastructure while another is to provide the latest technologies available to rehabilitate or replace the systems. Our in-house Design-Build Capabilities truly set us apart from our competition. Since 2003, GCU has provided honest and dependable, long-term solutions across Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Georgia, Tennessee, Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Arkansas. From the outset, GCU was built upon relationships and our top priority has been and will continue to be to serve our clients with professionalism, provide them with cost and time saving solutions, and prove ourselves to be a trusted technical resource. For additional information and past projects, please visit our website at www.gogcu.com
HALFF ASSOCIATES, INC. is an employee-owned, full-service engineering and architecture firm founded in 1950 and headquartered in Richardson, Texas. We provide services from 31 offices in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas and Florida. Our staff of more than 1,400 includes engineers, architects, planners, scientists and surveyors. Our passion is providing smarter solutions with a distinctly human touch for everyone we serve. www.halff.com
HUNTON ANDREWS KURTH, LLP Founded 120 years ago, Hunton has approximately 900 lawyers based in the United States, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Our clients include companies, individuals, governments, and institutions from across the spectrum of industries that make up today’s global economy. We are known for our strength in the agriculture, forestry, food, retail and consumer products, energy, natural resources, financial services, real estate, and manufacturing industries. We represent nine of the Fortune 10 and more than one third of the current Fortune 100 in the US and abroad. We serve our clients from across the US, withoffices in Washington, DC, Texas, California, Florida, New York, and Boston. Hunton also is recognized for our considerable experience in more than 100 distinct areas of practice, including our globally recognized environmental practice group. We have been at the forefront of the environmental field for the last 50 years. Our team is lauded for its deep-bench of attorneys who are thought leaders on emerging environmental issues, and have successfully represented clients in a vast number and range of environmental matters, including defense of citizen suits, enforcement proceedings, complex permitting processes and permit challenges, participation in rulemaking proceedings and intervention in rulemaking petitions and judicial challenges, as well as compliance and regulatory matters. We represent clients in matters involving air, water and water quality, climate change, chemicals, natural resources, energy and renewables, and waste issues, amongst others. Leading one of the broadest and most specialized environmental practices domestically and abroad, our team provides unparalleled value gleaning deep insight into the inner processes of federal and state agencies drawing upon the experience of former agency attorneys, staff, and scientists. This includes multiple former agency and government officials on our team, including former counsel, staff, and scientist with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of the Interior, US Army Corps of Engineers, US Coast Guard, US Department of Justice, Department of Defense, and state environmental protection and natural resource agencies. We pride ourselves on maintaining a keen focus on your strategic business goals while providing expert legal services at all stages of the regulatory process—from initial legislative and policy developments, through rulemaking and implementation, to defense against enforcement actions and litigation of complex cases. For additional information, please visit Huntonak.com
Founded in 1995, INWOOD CONSULTING ENGINEERS, Inc. has provided engineering consulting services throughout Florida for 25 years. The firm has extensive experience in PD&E studies, ETDM processes, public involvement, transportation planning, complex highway design, drainage design, stormwater management, structural design, permitting, GIS, air and noise studies, water and wastewater pipeline design, pump stations, construction services, wildlife studies, gopher tortoise relocation, and project management. Inwood is committed to achieving a high standard of client service by developing innovative design solutions that meet our clients’ project needs in a timely and cost-effective manner. We attribute Inwood’s success to our integrity, ethical business practices, and a belief in our core values. Our goal is to be our clients’ preferred consulting firm for all the services we offer. We strive to accomplish that goal by offering personal service, being trustworthy, and working diligently for the success of our clients. https://www.inwoodinc.com/
At JACOBS, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With a talent force of approximately 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector. Engineering News-Record ranked Jacobs No. 1 in its list of Top 500 Design Firms in the world in 2022. We’ve held a top five position in the Top 500 list since ENR’s rankings began in 2003, and for a fifth consecutive year, we’re excited to be at the top spot. We also secured top spots in 20 ENR market sectors, including General Buildings, Transportation, Environment, Manufacturing, and Telecom. As the No. 1 Wastewater, No. 2 Water Supply and Water Treatment and recipient of the 2015 the Stockholm Industry Water Award for leadership in potable reuse and public acceptance, we’re excited about what we do, the projects we deliver and how these projects are positively impacting communities around the world. Our integrated comprehensive services, which consider a triple-bottom-line focus and a One Water mentality, allow us to move complex water projects from concept to completion and operation – successfully delivering the right solutions for our clients. As a robust example of our innovative approach to One Water, the 4G Ranch Wetland is a multi-award-winning, 176-acre groundwater recharge wetland system – the largest of its kind in the world – designed to revitalize and restore the ecology of the Upper Floridan Aquifer, which supports more than $7.5 billion in agriculture and provides drinking water to 10 million people. http://www.jacobs.com/
KLEINFELDER is an environmental and engineering consulting firm providing solutions to meet our world’s complex infrastructure and natural resource challenges. With over 50 locations throughout the U.S., Canada and Australia, Kleinfelder employs over forty people in three Florida office locations: Mt. Dora, Jacksonville, and Tampa. Our offerings include a diverse set environmental engineering, planning, and permitting services that are key to mining, industrial, transportation, and commercial projects in Florida and the southeast. We have highly experienced professionals in wetland and wildlife regulation and conservation, all stages of project due diligence and environmental permitting, civil engineering design and permitting, hydrogeology and water resources, geotechnical investigations, air permitting and testing, industrial hygiene and safety, and construction materials testing. Working as a team, our bright people will deliver the right solutions for clients. www.kleinfelder.com
MECHANIK NUCCIO HEARNE & WESTER provides a full range of legal services related to real estate and business with special emphasis on transactions and governmental relations. The firm provides services to clients involved in complex real estate transactions and the development of real property, including plan amendments, rezoning, permitting, historic preservation, wetlands, transportation and threatened and endangered species. The firm’s environmental practice includes site assessments and compliance audits, brownfields, enforcement defense, wetlands and protected species, Superfund and RCRA, storage tank and dry cleaner site regulation, remediation and reimbursement, solid and hazardous waste, and air and water emissions. www.floridalandlaw.com.
MILLER LEGG is a 58-year-old award-winning consulting firm that specializes in environmental wetlands, protected species assessments, wildlife surveys and habitat management plans, and brings together the elements of not only environmental wetlands consulting, but also engineering, planning, landscape architecture and urban design, surveying and geographic information systems services. The firm works successfully to improve communities and create environments for a variety of clients. Client sectors include transportation, municipal and county government, healthcare, education, federal and international. This offers our clients a firm of seasoned professionals who are leaders in the Florida consulting industry. Miller Legg prides itself on its team approach to the interdisciplinary needs unique to the project and client. We provide responsive, personalized, quality service to value-conscious private clients and select government agencies, who desire the very best in planning and design. The firm has locations in Fort Lauderdale, Miam, Port St. Lucie, and Tampa. www.millerlegg.com
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NASON YEAGER GERSON HARRIS & FUMERO, P.A. founded in 1960, is one of the oldest Florida-based law firms in the State. The firm is Martindale-Hubbell AV rated and provides strategic legal counsel to a wide array of public and private sector clients throughout the State of Florida. Our attorneys are highly experienced in a variety of disciplines encompassing all aspects of environmental, land-use, administrative, governmental, and real estate law, as well as governmental affairs representation and litigation related to those practice areas. We have a proven track record of results-driven work involving federal and state environmental and water permitting, agency enforcement, project development, water management, land use entitlements, public/private partnerships, land development, due diligence, agency rulemaking, environmental remediation, brownfields redevelopment, and hazardous waste. Integral to the team, we work closely with engineers, geologists, planners, and other consultants. Our representation covers a full range of projects including residential, commercial, mining, industrial, transportation, and marina projects throughout the State. The firm provides complex civil and appellate litigation services in all administrative, state and federal courts. Nason Yeager Gerson Harris & Fumero serves a diverse client base, with a Florida focus, utilizing innovative strategies to achieve efficient and effective solutions. Offices in Palm Beach Gardens, Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale, and Tampa Bay. Visit www.nasonyeager.com.
NCLEAR INC. is dedicated to making a recognizable difference in the world by using groundbreaking, patented technologies to manage nutrients and solids in industrial, commercial, municipal, and natural water systems. NClear has developed a patented, non-toxic nanocrystal technology, TPX™, that precipitates, adsorbs and sequesters phosphorus, preventing the growth of harmful algae. TPX™ also has exceptional abilities to aid in solids consolidation, settling, and de-watering. Our Electrichlor technology for site generation of sodium hypochlorite has far reaching applications for nitrogen treatment as well as being a safe, economical, and sustainable alternative to bulk hypochlorite. Nclear has the technology and experience to address the most challenging nutrient treatment and remediation needs. https://www.nclear.us/
PASSARELLA & ASSOCIATES, INC. is a full-service ecological and environmental consulting firm that has built its reputation on the skillful application of science and sound ecological principles. For over 25 years, our dedicated team of ecologists, biologists, environmental consultants, GIS analysts, and support staff members have developed a thorough understanding of permitting, agency requirements and regulations, as well as an appreciation of the intricacies and nuances of our environment. Passarella & Associates expertly creates the perfect balance of progress and nature. With offices in Florida (Fort Myers and Sarasota) and South Carolina (Charleston), we provide environmental and GIS consulting services throughout the southeast, specializing in wetland delineations and permitting, wetland mitigation design and monitoring, and protected species services including assessments, permitting, relocation, and habitat management. Our GIS division offers custom mapping, GIS data collection, database services, geospatial analysis, and GIS web applications. To learn more about Passarella & Associates, please visit our website at www.passarella.net.
PINE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES LLC (Pine) is a Professional Service Company, engaged in providing rental equipment in the U.S. and Canada for Environmental Monitoring, Non-Destructive Testing, Visual Inspection, as well as Continuous Emissions Monitoring (CEMS). Pine has the largest stock of rental equipment in our warehouses with 39+ branches across North America. All the conditions of our instruments are assessed under strict quality control measures, cleaned, charged, and calibrated prior to delivery. Pine is completely focused and committed to putting test and measurement equipment into the hands of those who need it, through short, medium, or long-term rentals. Pine also provides customized and alternative financial offerings for extended project requirements. Pine is committed to provide technical and application support on our wide range of test and measurement equipment and to make the availability of that equipment second to none. And as importantly: all equipment will be tested and ready for use. http://www.pine-environmental.com/
As the nation’s largest nature-based solutions company, RES (Resource Environmental Solutions) is restoring a resilient earth for a modern world, project by project. RES creates durable, resilient natural infrastructure for communities through solutions for environmental mitigation, stormwater and water quality, and climate and flooding resilience. RES has a unique operating model for delivering ecological restoration projects, based on science-led design, full delivery, and long-term performance. RES has offices in Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, DeLand and Clearwater. Learn more at res.us
SEARCH is Florida’s leading archaeology, maritime archaeology, and cultural resources management firm. Our 275 staff are cultural heritage industry leaders across 45 Market, Regional, and Service Sectors. Since 1993, SEARCH has completed more than 4,500 commercial and government projects across every Florida county, 48 US states, 6 US territories, and 36 countries spanning 7 continents and 4 oceans. By integrating science, technology, and creativity, SEARCH harnesses the power of the past to advance the projects, places, and people it serves. https://www.searchinc.com
SHUTTS & BOWEN LLP is a full-service law firm with offices in all of the major Florida markets and a deep connection to the state’s history. Established in 1910, the firm employs more than 290 attorneys who focus on more than 30 practice areas, including environmental law, land use and zoning issues, and real estate matters. Our experienced environmental team helps clients manage risks and liabilities involved in state and federal permitting, compliance, litigation and enforcement. Likewise, our land use and zoning attorneys help companies navigate through the regulatory labyrinth, regularly appearing before local, state, and federal agencies. For those involved in the development of commercial, office, hotel, residential or industrial projects, our real estate attorneys can assist in everything from getting a project planned, financed, and completed quickly while working with oversight agencies to get development approval. For more information, visit www.shutts.com.
SOUTHERN WASTE INFORMATION EXCHANGE (SWIX) operates as a cooperative effort between the Department of Environmental Protection, the Florida Chamber of Commerce and Florida State University. SWIX serves as a non-profit clearinghouse and repository for business concerning information on solid and hazardous waste management alternatives; pollution prevention approaches; market development for recyclable materials in Florida; recycled projects which are available to Florida markets; the availability of and demand for waste materials; waste management services and products; and regulatory information related to solid and hazardous waste management. www.swixusa.org.
TITAN ENVIRONMENTAL AND CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. (Titan) is a mining, environmental and construction services company headquartered in Lakeland, Florida. Titan offers a broad range of services from project inception and commissioning to site closure. Within the mining sector, our services include Resource and Reserve Analysis, Conceptual Site Plan Development, Exploration Planning, Geologic and Mineral Analysis as well as Mine Business Plan Development. Titan’s Environmental Sector offers Environmental Site Assessments, Soil and Water Sampling Services, Soil and Groundwater Treatment Design and Installation, Emergency Response and Remediation System Analysis and Installation. Titan’s Construction Services include Site Development Work, Land Clearing and Grading, Heavy Equipment Operation, Demolition, Mine Site Development, Storage Tank Removal, and a variety of Site Service Work. Our company’s foundation was built on our core values which drives our actions. Our company holds professional geologist licenses as well as professional engineer licenses, general contractor license and numerous certifications in association with the work we conduct. Titan is committed to providing sustainable solutions that meet specific client needs while being good stewards of the community and the environment. Please visit us at www.titanecc.com to learn more about us and our vision.
TRINITY CONSULTANTS For nearly 50 years, Trinity Consultants has assisted organizations with environmental permitting and compliance challenges, specializing in air quality issues (experts in air permitting and the go-to firm for dispersion modeling). Trinity places a great emphasis on hiring and developing the most talented environmental professionals to deliver accurate, thorough, and consistent compliance assistance. Our network of environmental experts spans North America and includes teams in China, Australia, Ireland, India, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. With such a broad footprint, Trinity can serve a variety of clients with robust solutions based on the international forefront of environmental permitting and compliance strategy. By maintaining local offices in Florida with staff intimately engaged with DEP in Tallahassee, each district, and all local agencies, Trinity can combine national experience with local insight and relationships. Trinity provides innovative, cost-effective solutions in the areas of air permitting and regulatory compliance, sustainability and environmental management, greenhouse gas reporting and strategy, air dispersion modeling, noise and ambient odor monitoring, EH&S auditing, toxicology & industrial hygiene, and EH&S information management. Trinity also provides extensive professional training on environmental topics, environmental modeling software, and environmental staffing services. www.TrinityConsultants.com
VANASSE HANGEN BRUSTLIN, INC. sees the challenges of today as opportunities for tomorrow. Our team of over 1600 engineers, scientists, planners, and designers in 30 locations across the U.S. are future-focused on making our communities more sustainable, resilient, and equitable. With Florida offices in Orlando, Tampa, and Sarasota, we’ve served public and private clients in the Sunshine State for over 35 years. From planning and design for new communities to water quality monitoring and managing complex environmental permitting, VHB helps clients find the best planning, design and engineering solutions that respect our important ecosystems, and enhance local economies. VHB is a charter member of the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI), the developer of the Envision Rating System, a tool that measures and facilitates the achievement of social, economic, and environmental sustainability goals through capital improvement projects. VHB employees serve on ISI’s key committees and over 100 VHB employees have earned the Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV-SP) credential. www.vhb.com
VERDANTAS brings its focus on people and communities and a vision of building a better tomorrow by addressing the toughest challenges facing our natural and built environments. We offer environmental assessment and remediation, environmental management and compliance, sustainability, applied data and technology, civil infrastructure, and natural resources and environmental planning solutions to our clients. https://www.verdantas.com/
WESTERVELT ECOLOGICAL SERVICES (WES) is the industry leader for mitigation and conservation solutions. Now in its 15th year, WES has established 27 mitigation and conservation banks in seven states, which includes the Pensacola Bay and St. Marks Mitigation Banks located in the panhandle of Florida. To date, WES’s conservation efforts have led to the management of over 28,000 acres for stream, wetland, and wildlife habitat impacts, permanent protection of over 20 miles of stream, and restored habitat for over 50 endangered or federally threatened plant and animal species. WES is proud of its reputation of producing high – quality projects benefitting landowners, government agencies, non – profits, and land trust organizations across the United States as well as preserving resources for future generations. WES is a division of The Westervelt Company (TWC), a private land resource organization founded in 1884 and headquartered in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. TWC has a long history of sustainability, environmental responsibility, and quality. It is evident, the company and its employees appreciate the beauty and value of our natural resources and are committed to safeguarding them. WES has regional offices in Auburn, Alabama, Sacramento, California, Denver, Colorado as well as district offices in Tallahassee, Florida, and Nashville, Tennessee. For additional information, please visit http://www.wesmitigation.com
ACTALENT connects passion with purpose. Our scalable services and talent solutions drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world.
Actalent’s global footprint and flexible delivery models ensure access to specialized talent where and when you need it. We promote consultant engagement through professional development and provide experiences to ensure continuous learning. Our people are the difference.
Our expertise spans capabilities in engineering including product and manufacturing, systems and software, construction management, environmental, architecture and civil; and power and utilities. We focus on sciences capabilities in laboratory sciences, healthcare, and clinical research.
Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions. www.actalentservices.com
ALPHA-OMEGA-TRAINING AND COMPLIANCE, INC. (AOTC) is a Veteran Owned small business. AOTC is a full-service environmental health and safety and emergency spill response firm. AOTC provides services such as health and safety training, safety and environmental compliance audits, support for utility companies, confined space rescue services, industrial hygiene services, 24-hour hazardous materials spill response, environmental remediation, industrial services and waste management.
The Company also specializes in Phase 1 ASTM ESA Reports and Environmental Site Assessments, Environmental Consulting.
AOTC’s main office is in Titusville Florida with other offices in Newberry, Jacksonville, Ft. Myers, Tampa West Palm Beach and Macon Georgia. www.a-otc.com
APEX COMPANIES, LLC is excited to return as a sponsor. Apex, is an award-winning water resources, environmental, health and safety services firm dedicated to providing private and public sector clients with full-service, single-source solutions. Ranked #13 as an All-Environmental Firm by ENR magazine, Apex is known for its technical expertise, quick response time, unparalleled performance, and cost efficiency. We employ over 1,000 professionals including geologists, hydrogeologist, engineers, air quality experts, environmental scientists, information management experts, industrial hygienists, and safety specialist across more than 50 offices throughout the US. Join us in booth #307. http://www.apexcos.com/
APPLIED SCIENCES CONSULTING, INC. is a Florida-based engineering firm specializing in water management. We serve public agencies seeking practical, innovative, and cost-effective solutions to a broad array of water, environmental, civil engineering, climate change, and growth management challenges. Established in 2005 and headquartered in Downtown Tampa, Applied Sciences has earned a reputation for excellence among public agencies who rely on the firm’s responsiveness, seasoned professionals, knowledge of the community’s priorities, subject matter expertise, and industry leaders to tackle their infrastructure challenges. Applied Sciences is one of the few remaining Florida based and operated firms dutifully serving public agencies. The firm’s core leadership is built around senior managers and technical leaders that served in local governments and public agencies prior to transitioning to Applied Sciences. This invaluable experience, coupled with cutting-edge industry-leading technical capabilities, provides clients with a distinct advantage in viewing challenges from varying perspectives – translating into creative solutions for the successful funding and implementation of projects. Our professionals take a holistic approach to water management (onewaterfl.com), utilizing the latest computational tools in developing project-specific plans. By incorporating decades of experience with the latest numerical modeling (ICPRv4, XPSWMM, SWMM5, SAS, ArcHydro, etc.) and state of the art GIS capabilities, our team of experts analyze surface water/groundwater interactions, simulate long term trends, impacts of Climate Change and Sea Level Rise, and provide recommendations for total water budgets improvements. www.appliedfl.com
AQUATECH ECO CONSULTANTS (ATEC) was founded in 2014 by Beau Williams after leaving a very successful seagrass restoration career with Seagrass Recovery, Inc. Prior to founding AquaTech Eco Consultants Beau Williams was with Seagrass Recovery, Inc. for 15 years, serving many roles ranging from project development, project management, and Director of Sales and Operations. ATEC is an environmental consulting firm headquartered in Tampa, Fla. with clients throughout Florida and the Southeast. Our team of scientists, planners and project managers work to guide our clients through successful compliance on projects on local, state and federal levels. Services include permitting, environmental assessments, SAV mitigation, restoration, monitoring, contract growing services. Projects range from single-family residences to master-planned communities to government facilities. With the expertise, equipment, knowledge and commitment, AquaTech Eco Consultants guides its clients through their complex submerged and nearshore projects. Since 1999, AquaTech Eco Consultants staff have successfully transplanted, repaired, and grown both freshwater and saltwater Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV). Over 2 decades ATEC staff has completed more than 250 restoration projects along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts of the United States along with the Caribbean, making our company the LEADER in successful seagrass restoration and mitigation projects. Most of the restoration projects typically achieve measurable results within 12-18 months. Techniques utilized by AquaTech Eco Consultants have been scientifically peer-reviewed and approved by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as well as by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. To learn more, please visit www.aquatecheco.com
The ASSOCIATION OF FLORIDA COMMUNITY DEVELOPERS’ (AFCD) Mission is to provide a leadership role in the creation of quality community development and the formulation of a responsible approach to the planning and development of Florida’s future. The AFCD is an organization made up of the major community developers in Florida. Chartered in 1984 as a not-for-profit corporation by seven of the state’s top land developers, membership has grown to also include planners, engineers, environmental specialists, financial experts, attorneys, and other associate members. AFCD is committed to working with Florida’s government leaders to meet the challenges of growth and seize opportunities for economic development to put Florida foremost in the United States. Our investments in Florida are substantial, and our views are long term. There is an important parallel between our business and the greater needs of the State. www.AFCD.com
ATWELL, LLC is a national consulting, engineering, and construction services firm with offices throughout the country that deliver a broad range of strategic and creative solutions to clients in three core markets: real estate and land development, power and energy, and oil and gas. Atwell provides comprehensive turnkey services including land and right of way support, engineering, land surveying, environmental compliance and permitting, and project and program management. www.atwell-group.com
BREEDLOVE, DENNIS & ASSOCIATES, INC. (BDA) is a professional environmental and natural resources consulting firm founded in 1976. Since its inception, BDA has established a reputation for solving the most difficult environmental problems through the application of scientific principles, knowledge of the regulations, and the ability to effectively communicate with regulators and clients. For over 46 years, BDA has applied its expertise in natural systems ecology to environmental consulting in: wetland delineation; wetland assessment and mitigation planning; environmental permitting; wildlife and plant surveys; Threatened and/or Endangered species surveys and regulatory agency coordination; habitat restoration; land management planning; water quality; aquatic ecology; litigation support and expert witness services. BDA – Breedlove, Dennis & Associates, Inc. (bda-inc.com)
BUCHANAN INGERSOLL & ROONEY PC brings true partnership to our clients. We understand the service and partnership attributes our clients most value and have formalized a model for consistently achieving them. The firm has nearly 480 attorneys and government relations professionals practicing throughout the United States, with offices in 17 cities in California, Delaware, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C. Buchanan provides the full array of legal services to our business clients, and our environmental and land use attorneys provide representation to both public and private clients before state, federal, local and regional governmental entities. Areas of practice include wetlands, consumptive use and coastal construction permitting, comprehensive plan, zoning and DRI and sector plan approvals, community development districts, underground storage tanks, indoor air quality and solid and hazardous waste, involving all state and federal environmental regulatory agencies and the Florida Legislature. www.bipc.com
Founded in 1986, CHEN MOORE AND ASSOCIATES, INC. (CMA) specializes in civil engineering, water resources, water and sewer, landscape architecture, electrical engineering, transportation, planning and irrigation, environmental and construction engineering services. The firm has its headquarters in Fort Lauderdale. CMA has regional offices in Miami, West Palm Beach, Orlando (Maitland), and Jacksonville, with additional offices in Jupiter, Port St. Lucie, Sarasota (Nokomis), Gainesville, Tampa, and Atlanta, GA. At CMA, we understand the need to balance development with the protection of natural resources providing innovative designs with emphasis on value and durability that are environmentally conscious. Water is a critical resource in Florida fundamental to the residents, the natural environment, the agricultural economy and recreational opportunities. Balancing the demands of a growing population with the need to protect the natural ecology of rivers, lakes, wetlands and estuaries requires thoughtful planning and infrastructure investment. We work with our clients to identify protected natural resources, including wetlands, coastal/marine resources (mangroves, corals, seagrass), upland trees, and threatened and endangered fauna/flora that may conflict with their proposed infrastructure projects. Our staff includes Water Resource Engineers, certified Envision Sustainability Professionals, SWS Professional Wetland Scientists, UF Florida Master Naturalists, and ISA Certified Arborists who can perform quantitative and qualitative assessments of protected natural resources, and who work directly with our civil engineers to design projects to avoid/minimize resource impacts or develop mitigation strategies to offset unavoidable impacts. Mitigation strategies may include habitat restoration design for freshwater wetlands, uplands, coastal wetlands, or marine habitats, and mitigation bank coordination. We can also develop resource management plans for our clients, including Urban Forest Management Plans, and help identify funding sources to implement those plans. www.chenmoore.com
*CMS Environmental Solutions
COLLIERS ENGINEERING & DESIGN is a trusted provider of multi-discipline engineering design and consulting services to public and private sector clients. Headquartered in Holmdel, NJ with offices throughout the United States, we specialize in providing a comprehensive suite of services including Civil/Site, Architecture, Transportation, Governmental, Survey/Geospatial, Infrastructure, Geotechnical/Environmental, Telecommunications, Utilities/Energy and Project Management. Our talented professionals utilize the most advanced data technologies to deliver customized, deliver customized solutions for our clients. Learn more at [colliersengineering.com].
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY is a global leader in climate and sustainability education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Education programs at the Columbia Climate School provide the interdisciplinary knowledge base for future climate leaders to work with businesses, communities, governments, and civil society to address the climate crisis. https://www.climate.columbia.edu
CUMMINS CEDERBERG is an engineering and environmental consulting firm with an exclusive focus on coastal and marine environments. Today, more than ever, our waterfronts are relied upon to provide resilient coastal protection and we strive to achieve this ideal balance by remaining at the forefront of science, research, and application.
Our core services include:
- Sea Level Rise
- Resiliency Planning
- Storm Surge Analyses
- Wave Analyses
- Vulnerability Assessments
- Storm Surge Protection
- Flood Risk Management
- Grant Assistance
- Living Shorelines
- Numerical Modeling
- Wave Attenuation
- Shoreline Stabilization
- Policy Development
- Biological Monitoring
- Regulatory Permitting
DAWSON & ASSOCIATES is the nation’s premier firm for resolving complex challenges involving Federal water resources and environmental regulatory policy and procedures. Founded in 1997, D&A provides a powerful voice for its clients in the Federal environmental regulatory process working with our clients to analyze a situation, assess the risk, identify goals, and anticipate future challenges. We have a successful track record of developing innovative solutions tailored to the specific needs of our clients. D&As’ decades of successful leadership in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the EPA, the Department of the Interior, the United States Congress, and the Office of Management and Budget produce unmatched knowledge, experience and relationships. Our experienced leaders work closely with clients to develop and implement a timely, effective government relations strategy. Our approach, whether in the legislative process or through Executive Branch action or both, is to help shape winning strategies for our clients that include reaching decision makers and articulating a compelling, timely message. At D&A, we recognize the importance of professional advocacy to help citizens participate in the governing process and to provide the compelling technically-based rationale needed to prevail. For more information, please call 202-289-2060 or visit us at www.dawsonassociates.com.
DE LA PARTE, GILBERT, MCNAMARA & CALDEVILLA, P.A. is based in downtown Tampa. Our law firm was founded in 1975 and has been involved in shaping much of the law that affects Florida’s environmental, health, social services and governmental policies. Our firm serves a diverse portfolio of state, national and international clients. While our lawyers practice in over 20 areas of law, we focus primarily on Business Transactions, Environmental and Land Use Law, Government, Health Law, Civil Litigation and Appellate Law. We recruit and retain highly skilled, sophisticated lawyers who are rated among the best in the profession. de la Parte, Gilbert, McNamara & Caldevilla, P.A. as a firm is “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell and several of our attorneys are Florida Bar board certified. For more information, please contact us at (813) 229-2775 or visit our website at www.dgfirm.com.
EARTHBALANCE® is one of the largest hands-on ecosystem restoration firms in the country, focused on balancing the needs of our clients with protecting the long-term health of natural environments. For over 35 years, we’ve built a first-rate team of Scientists, Field Practitioners and Biologists. We are 100 percent employee owned and provide services throughout Florida, Southern U.S., Pacific Northwest, Midwest, Eastern Seaboard and U.S. Virgin Islands. We provide materials and services to restore and protect land with native habitats, including wetlands, shorelines and other lands regulated for environmental protection. We mobilize our well-trained workforce, specialized equipment and plant material under professional supervision and strict safety standards. Our commitment to service, integrity, quality, safety, knowledge, and cost effectiveness makes EarthBalance® a trusted partner to the many clients we serve. From the initial site preparation through long-term maintenance, EarthBalance® provides turnkey restoration services for native habitats of all kinds. www.earthbalance.com
ECOBOT is a cloud-based construction tech platform that speeds project starts by optimizing mandatory environmental permitting. Ecobot enables customers to then leverage field data collected at the permitting level into massive improvements throughout the construction lifecycle. Get more work out of your current headcount, win more bids, ensure consistency with subcontractors and remote workers, and speed field data transfer to engineers’ desks. www.ecobot.com
ECOLOGICAL ASSOCIATES, INC. (EAI) is a multi-disciplinary environmental consulting and professional services business. Founded in 1994,
EAI scientists and associates have extensive experience providing environmental services supporting beach nourishment; coastal construction; inlet, harbor, and channel dredging; power plant and other industrial operations; dock permitting; land planning and development; utility corridor selection, construction, and maintenance; and nuisance vegetation control projects. EAI is comprised of specialists in a broad range of aquatic and terrestrial systems, and staff with expertise in project management, environmental permitting, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
EAI provides services to a variety of clients, including local, state, and federal government agencies, engineering and land planning firms, construction companies, private industry, research and development companies, utility companies, and homeowner’s associations. EAI’s extensive experience, technical expertise, reputation, and compact infrastructure ensures responsive, scientifically rigorous, and cost-effective work products. Visit our webiste at https://www.ecological-associates.com/.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING & DESIGN, a woman owned business, has been focused on environmental services and conserving threatened habitat for future generations since 1994. Our team of ecologists and consultants are specialists in environmental consulting and permitting. Services provided include environmental permitting, land management (vegetation management, earthwork, etc.), geospatial solutions, drone imagery, wetland delineations, feasibility analyses for land planning, and other environmental services. We are especially known for assessing, permitting, creating, and managing wetland mitigation banks throughout the state. Currently, we manage nearly twenty mitigation banks and another twenty or more environmental projects. With over 30,000 acres under management, over 50 years of combined experience, and 150,000 trees planted this year, we are dedicated to restoring and preserving natural Florida. Learn more about us at www.ecdflorida.com.
ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS & INNOVATIONS, INC. (ESI) is a small, SBA-certified, woman-owned business specifically aimed at providing clients with nothing short of exceptional service and sound, scientific solutions for balancing societal needs with conservation and enhancement of the natural environment. ESI provides clients with a one-stop shop for cultural and natural resource services, civil engineering, and wetlands and waterways concerns. Clients range from large multi-national corporations to individual landowners in the energy, transportation, land development, and government industries. ESI’s reputation for scientific integrity, service excellence, strong rapport with government agencies, and comprehensive understanding of the regulatory framework ensure unique resourceful solutions to complex problems all within time and budget constraints. www.environmentalsi.com
FLORIDA ASSOCIATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS (FAEP) is an affiliate of the National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP). The organization was founded in 1987 and has eight local chapters around the state plus affiliated student chapters. FAEP is a multidisciplinary professional association of Environmental Professionals from a variety of disciplines including biologists, scientists, geologists, environmental engineers, environmental attorneys, wetland scientists, botanists, planners, and many other disciplines that perform environmental work. The organization hosts local events, networking events, community service projects, luncheons, and an annual state conference. The 2024 Conference will be in Orlando. Joining FAEP is an excellent way to meet others in the industry and stay informed on the latest developments and regulations in Florida related to environmental services. https://www.faep-fl.org/
GREEN ROCK Based in Charleston (SC), Green Rock is a full service commercial and industrial waste management firm supporting clients across the country in an array of industries. From strategy and logistics to recycling and disposal, we exist to help you achieve your sustainability goals. Our approach is simple and effective. We leverage our relationships in the waste industry and knowledge of the markets to pull the right levers to achieve an environmentally sound, cost effective solution. We provide you with the environmental security and liability protection you demand at a lower cost, while adding more value through project management and professional oversight. Bringing decades of experience, agile methods and expansive industry expertise to every job, Green Rock works as an extension of your team to deliver effective and efficient solutions that meet your organization’s unique waste management needs. www.greenrockllc.com
*Green Source Environmental Professionals, Inc.
GREYTER WATER SYSTEMS offers industry proven out-of-the-box water reuse management solutions which reduce the water and wastewater demands of commercial and residential buildings. By capturing greywater and other sources such as rainwater, Greyter Water Systems’ line of out-of-the-box water solutions can supply all the water for a building’s toilet flushing, irrigation and other uses. Greyter Water Systems is a privately held business led by a team with many years of experience in offering innovative water resource management solutions to the commercial/industrial and residential marketplace. www.greyter.com
GUILDAY LAW Since its origin in 1974, Guilday Law, P.A. has provided clients with the highest quality legal services across many legal specialties. Our reputation is built on our commitment to excellence in the practice of law. It is a commitment we make to each of our clients. Located in Florida’s capital city, Guilday Law, P.A. offers a wide range of legal services to clients throughout Florida, Alabama, South Georgia and in national and international venues. We serve as attorneys and counselors, business advisors and advocates, according to the needs of our business, professional, and corporate clients. The diversity of our clients reflects the diversity of our practice. www.guildaylaw.com
HDR we believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward. We specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental, and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts, and artists. Our employees, working in more than 200 locations around the world, push open the doors to what’s possible each and every day. Environmental Sciences and Planning – It takes the right experts, tools, and integrated approach to drive sustainable growth. With more than 1,000 environmental professionals, we deliver high-performance built environments that value the natural, economic, and human considerations. Our No. 2 environmental sciences ranking (Engineering News-Record) stems from providing clients with credible and defensible solutions for their facility and infrastructure projects. www.hdrinc.com
HULL’S ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, INC. is a woman-owned small business operating from locations in Florida, Georgia, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas. Throughout the southeast and mid-central United States, Hull’s performs a variety of environmental services including emergency spill response for oil, fuel and hazardous materials, contaminated site remediation, hazardous & non-hazardous waste transportation & disposal, oil-field services, industrial cleaning & maintenance, vacuum truck services, tank cleaning and a wide variety of other related services for both the public and private sector. Hull’s is also a United States Coast Guard certified oil spill removal organization (OSRO) for all or portions of COTP Zones five, seven, eight, nine, eleven, and thirteen as well as a Florida Department of Environmental Protection contract holder for emergency response cleanup services. Environmental Services | Florida, Georgia, Oklahoma, Tennessee | Hull’s (hullsenvironmental.com)
JIM STIDHAM & ASSOCIATES, INC. (JSA) was founded in 1983, JSA is operated by registered professional engineers and geologists who handle projects from inception to completion. JSA is a qualified small business with diverse expertise and has been providing consulting services to private as well as government-owned entities. JSA provides consulting services in planning and design of water and wastewater systems, petroleum storage systems, road improvements, and storm water management throughout Florida. JSA serves as our clients’ advocate from a regulatory, technical, and strategic perspective. Our track record of professionalism and responsiveness has resulted in an extremely high percentage of return business and numerous referrals. www.jsna.com
LANGAN provides an integrated mix of engineering and environmental consulting services in support of land development projects, corporate real estate portfolios, and the oil and gas industry. Our clients include developers, property owners, public agencies, corporations, institutions, and energy companies around the world. Founded in 1970, Langan employs more than 1,000 professionals in its Parsippany, NJ headquarters and among 29 regional offices including Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Tampa, Florida. Langan | A Premier Engineering & Environmental Services Consulting Firm
LIGHTBOX is the world’s leading real estate information and technology platform — and we’re on a mission to completely modernize the industry. How?
By providing the most comprehensive set of property characteristics, tax parcels and building footprints, and spatial and environmental data — all on a single, end-to-end platform.
By connecting people, businesses, and data to provide a deeper understanding.
And by delivering tools to give you more control and help you work more confidently.
Working on the LightBox platform, you can achieve faster, easier, more cost-effective decision making, and spend less time finding and understanding your data and more time solving problems. https://www.lightboxre.com/
MITIGATION RESOURCES OF NORTH AMERICA, part of NACCO Natural Resources, creates and sells stream and wetland mitigation credits and provides services to those engaged in permittee-responsible mitigation and environmental restoration.
We understand the impact environmental offsets have on your operation. We purposefully navigate each project, working with you to create a cost-effective solution that leaves the land better than when we found it. We are experts in the practical work of credit yield assessment and ecosystem restoration and we provide a broad array of support services like land acquisition, contract management, regulatory negotiation, and legal strategies. https://mitigate.pro/
MOFFATT & NICHOL is a leading global infrastructure advisor specializing in the planning, design and environmental permitting of facilities that shape our rivers, harbors and coastlines, and an innovator in transportation solutions associated with the movement of freight. With 34 office locations throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, including 7 offices in Florida, Moffatt & Nichol provides clients worldwide customized service and a level of excellence in several primary practice areas – marine terminals; coasts, water, and the environment; waterfronts and marinas; transportation; inspection and rehabilitation; and energy. These areas of expertise are complemented by an in-house commercial consulting group with maritime and logistics analysts specializing in the acquisition and merger of marine infrastructure assets and intermodal transportation systems. Our engineers, environmental consultants, and other technical staff work hand-in-hand with each other and our public and private clients to implement projects with a wide range in size and complexity. For more information about the firm, please visit www.moffattnichol.com. To discuss your Florida planning, design and/or permitting needs, contact Christy Brush at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NATIONAL STORMWATER TRUST, INC serves private and government customers by providing compensatory stormwater treatment capacity and all services related to stormwater infrastructure. Our team designs, builds, installs, operates, and maintains “Smart Pond” (CMAC) systems and stormwater facilities. NST has partnered with FDOT in an exclusive P3 agreement to utilize its stormwater facilities to offer treatment capacity throughout central Florida. Every day, our experienced team helps our customers increase the developable area of their real estate holdings, improve the quality of their stormwater discharges, and reduce flood risk with Resilient Stormwater Solutions, Now! For more information on how NST can deliver resilient stormwater solutions for you, visit nationalstormwater.com.
*Pond & Co.
RESPEC unites engineering, applied sciences, and technology expertise with professional and creative services. Trusting RESPEC means you get cutting-edge outcomes. Engineering smarter ways and smarter worlds for major industry sectors, RESPEC is a global leader in diverse technologies and draws from a wide array of expertise, products, and services to deliver world-class solutions for business, mining, energy, water, natural resources, urban development, infrastructure, and enterprise services. We answer thousands of technical questions from diverse clients with one simple answer: Yes, we can do that. https://www.respec.com/
R. H. MOORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. was established in 1982 and has continued to represent the industry’s leading manufacturers of erosion control systems and products exclusively throughout the state of Florida. We are a manufacturer’s representative providing technical design information to engineers and regulatory agencies. We also manage a distribution group that supplies soil stabilization and erosion control systems & products. Our headquarters and full stocking master warehouse is in Tampa, with sub-distributors located throughout the state, to better serve the construction activities at local levels.
Our role as a product representative allows us to work closely with engineers, architects, and municipalities in the state of Florida. We provide services such as on-site project assessment, CADD details, cost estimates, and on-site technical installation assistance all free of charge. We have been serving Florida engineers and contractors for over 40 years and hope that this vast experience can help you with your current or future project. www.rhmooreassociates.com
SCS ENGINEERS is a 100 percent employee-owned environmental consulting and contracting firm founded over 50 years ago to provide solid waste and environmental engineering services to our clients. Since 1970 we have grown to over 1,000 employees in offices nationwide. Our Southeast Business Unit is made up of almost 200 professional engineers, professional geologists, and technical support staff. Our Florida offices include – Tampa, Orlando, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and Jacksonville. Our work in environmental site assessments, remedial design and clean-up, redevelopment planning, and construction oversight is nationally recognized. We routinely support local governments, state agencies and private industry redevelopment initiatives. We understand the complexities of the brownfield redevelopment process, real estate market, acquisition strategies, current trends in state and federal regulations, and EPA programmatic requirements.
Additionally, we have provided Environmental Site Assessment services involving hazardous and petroleum constituents for municipalities and governmental agencies throughout the nation. We routinely assist clients throughout the United States as they establish and expand their environmental programs to include leveraging public and private funding to recover from disasters, solve affordable housing issues, build livable communities, create jobs, and tackle environmental justice matters. Please visit our website for more: www.scsengineers.com
*Smart-Sciences Environmental Consulting
SURVTECH SOLUTIONS, INC. is a geospatial firm headquartered in Tampa, Florida, with branch offices in Mulberry, Sanford, Jacksonville, Ft. Myers, and Ft. Pierce, Florida, Mobile and Decatur, Alabama, and New Orleans, Louisiana. Since 2004, SurvTech has provided geospatial services throughout Florida and the Southeastern US. Our services include conventional land surveying; hydrographic surveying (single beam, multi beam, side scan and interferometric); subsurface utility mapping (GPR, ERI & EM), including soft dig capability (vacuum excavation); 3D high definition laser scanning (terrestrial LiDAR) and 3D modeling; mobile interior mapping, utilizing SLAM Technology; geophysical mapping (sink holes); Geographic Information Systems (GIS); aerial mapping utilizing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s or drones) and fixed wing airplanes; and metrology and industrial machine alignment services. Currently SurvTech operates a fleet UAV’s providing photogrammetry, aerial LiDAR, and RBG, infrared, and multi spectral imagery. SurvTech’s personnel are background checked, OSHA HAZWOPER 40-hour, MSHA, and Phosphate certified, as well as TWIC and MICCS badged for working at all active mine, utility, and port sites. In a time when large corporations or equity companies are owning an increasing number of professional services companies, SurvTech is locally owned and operated in the Tampa Bay area. We started as a small locally owned business with the two founders and have grown to over ninety (90) employees as of today. www.survtechsolutions.com
Since 1983, TAYLOR ENGINEERING, INC., with headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida; branch offices in Destin and Tampa, Florida; has provided leading-edge solutions to challenges in the water environment. The company focuses its attention on water-related engineering, planning, management, and environmental challenges with an emphasis on coastal regions. The company takes on projects — coastal restoration and management, coastal processes analysis, beach nourishment, coastal structures, ports, harbors and marinas, environmental restoration and management, waterfront access structures, wave and storm-surge modeling, flood control, flood insurance studies, and more — that cover the spectrum of water-related issues. www.taylorengineering.com
TETRA TECH, established in 1966, is a leading, global provider of consulting and engineering services. With more than 21,000 associates worldwide, Tetra Tech provides clear solutions to complex problems. We are differentiated by Leading with Science® to provide innovative technical solutions to our clients. We are acknowledged for our cutting-edge expertise in sophisticated environmental analysis, modeling, and design and for delivering this expertise effectively across an entire project life cycle. Our award winning team has been recognized for innovation and dedication over the years, and we bring that perspective to each new project. Engineering News Record (ENR) has ranked Tetra Tech # 1 in Water for 19 consecutive years. For more information, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com.
THE GOLDSTEIN ENVIRONMENTAL LAW FIRM, PA, is a boutique, environmental-only practice focusing on Brownfields reuse, economic incentives, legal liability management, and contaminated site investigation and cleanup. The Firm also provides environmental support to law firms, engineers, geologists, and consultants throughout Florida in connection with due diligence investigations, negotiation of regulatory agreements, and support of real estate transactions and corporate mergers and acquisitions. Areas of special emphasis include redevelopment of former gas stations, landfills, golf courses, nurseries, automotive dealerships, and agricultural sites and representation of big box retailers, affordable and workforce housing developers, lending institutions, and local governments. www.goldsteinenvlaw.com.
THE MITIGATION BANKING GROUP, INC, (MBG) is a full-service wetland mitigation credit company specializing in Florida. Victoria Colangelo, CEO & Founder, has successfully managed the marketing and sales for mitigation credit purchases for 25+ mitigation & conservation banks throughout the State of Florida; as well as successfully connecting mitigation bankers & investors together for the sale and purchase of Mitigation Banks throughout the United States. www.mitigationbankinginc.com
Trihydro is a nationwide engineering and environmental consulting firm that provides services in environmental permitting, compliance and remediation, air quality and process management, infrastructure engineering and surveying, information technology, natural resource management and restoration, and water/wastewater consulting, for a wide variety of public and private-sector clients. Trihydro has been named a Top 200 environmental firm by Engineering News-Record for 17 consecutive years. Supported by a foundation of ethics, safety, and collaboration, Trihydro’s 500+ professionals cultivate ongoing relationships with clients who expect quality environmental and engineering services. www.trihydro.com