Efficiently Navigating the Environmental Regulatory Regime for project success.
Environmental Permitting & Compliance
DNA’s permitting specialists are former regulators as well as former industry project leads, providing a 360-degree perspective that is unique in the authorization process.
Our environmental permitting services focuses on timely issuance of agency authorizations. We help clients plan their project permit needs, gain the necessary environmental permits, and provide permit compliance and compliance reporting support. We can help you navigate your project through the myriad of regulatory and compliance gates including:
US Army Corp of Engineers: Clean Water Act, Section 404/10 wetland jurisdictional determinations and permits.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G): Title 16 Fish Habitat permits.
Alaska Department of Natural Resources (ADNR): Temporary Water Use Permit (TWUP), Water Use Permits.
US Fish and Wildlife Services: Migratory Bird Act compliance nuisance and nest take authorizations. Letter of Authorization (LOA) governed by the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA)
Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC): APDES waste water discharge permits and compliance.
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): NPDES wastewater discharge permitting and compliance.
USEPA: EPCRA and RCRA Right to Know and Hazardous
waste disposal and compliance
USEPA: Solid Waste detection and assessment monitoring
(Title 40, Part 258) and reporting.
DNA’s wetland scientists have an in-depth understanding of Alaska wetlands classification and mapping systems, and routinely perform standard wetland determinations and functional assessments for projects throughout Alaska including gravel pits, road upgrades and drilling pad expansions. With GIS mapping and spatial analysis capabilities, we can provide your project with permit consultation, preliminary jurisdictional wetland determinations and wetland map production.
Waste Water Discharge Authorizations
When it comes to discharge permitting, DNA’s team has extensive experience working with local and federal governments, as well as a diverse group of industry project leads, working through the permit applications process to help design and obtain operationally feasible permits.
DNA’s team assists in developing the necessary associated plans for submitting complete permit application packets. Our NPDES/APDES permit Subject Matter Experts have worked with Alaska and EPA Region 10 regulators over multiple years to gain and manage NPDES/APDES permits for a wide range of industry specific discharges.
Solid Waste Landfills
Our contaminated sites specialists provide federal (40 CFR 258) and state solid waste permit compliance (18 AAC 60), including detection monitoring, assessment monitoring, and corrective action design and implementation.