State’s New Emissions Testing Facility Uses Zero-Emissions Threshold

The recently certified environmental impact report (EIR) for the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) new world-class motor vehicle and emissions testing and research facility is one of the first projects to use zero-emissions thresholds for evaluating greenhouse gas impacts in a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) document. CARB established the zero-emission goal to be proactive…

January Deadline for New Dam Safety Regulations

Owners of California dams classified as “extremely high hazard” need to submit updated Emergency Action Plans (EAP) to the state by January 1, 2018 under new dam safety regulations the state legislature  passed earlier this year in response to the Oroville Dam spillway crisis. The looming EAP deadline is complicated by the new law’s requirement…

Four Environmental Restoration Projects Win Awards

The Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) and the American Public Works Association (APWA) recognized four environmental restoration projects for excellence that Dudek performed for the City of Carlsbad and Lakeside River Park Conservancy. AEP recognized our work preparing enviornmental technical studies for the City of San Diego’s Pure Water Program (PWP) programmatic environmental impact report (PEIR).   As one…

Jayme Timberlake to Present at Girls in Ocean Science Conference

Dudek biologist and habitat restoration expert Jayme Timberlake will present a demonstration depicting native habitat assessment and the benefits of habitat restoration in coastal and wetland areas at the February 18 Girls in Ocean Science (GIOS) conference at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point, CA.  The two-day event is dedicated to inspiring middle school and…

Joe Monaco Speaking at White House Water Innovation Conference

Joe Monaco will speak about the ‘soft costs’ associated with the environmental permitting and mitigation of water infrastructure  at the White House Roundtable on Water Innovation in Washington, D.C. on December 15. Monaco, Dudek’s vice-president for environmental services, is a nationally recognized expert on the environmental permitting of seawater desalination plants.

Dudek Ranks 119 In Top 200 Environmental Firms

Dudek is ranked 119th in Engineering News Record’s (ENR) 2015 list of Top 200 environmental firms worldwide.  We moved up eight places on the list from 2014 and it is our highest ranking in the eight consecutive years we have appeared on the list. ENR, which is published by McGraw-Hill, ranks firms based on annual…

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