Federal, state, and local agencies; special districts; and engineers turn to ERO to provide natural resources planning, environmental clearances, surveys/inventories, monitoring, and NEPA documentation for projects ranging from bike trails to interstate highways. We assist clients with obtaining grants associated with specific federal programs from the FTA, FHWA, and CDOT – including Quiet Zones, TIP funding, school trails programs, recreation trails programs, and other CDOT safety grant programs. ERO brings years of experience and a wide depth and breadth of services to efficiently and accurately document and manage the environmental permitting and compliance requirements of projects both large and small.
Nicole is a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) specialist and has experience in environmental consulting, hazardous materials management, and emergency response. Since 1997, she has prepared environmental documentation and coordinated activities under NEPA for multiple federal, state, and local agencies. Nicole has led NEPA projects from start to finish; performing NEPA compliance for a variety of projects such as water infrastructure, mining, transportation, and natural resource management. Her training and experience also includes public involvement and meeting facilitation, and she has prepared transportation and visitor use plans and transportation master plans for federal, state, and local agencies. In addition, Nicole has managed cleanups at superfund sites and performed hazardous materials compliance activities.
Abigail conducts evaluations of the effects of transportation projects on archaeological resources and the historic built environment. She provides technical assistance to engineers and local and state agencies for compliance with the Colorado State Register Act and National Historic Preservation Act and coordinates directly with state and federal agencies to facilitate the compliance consultation process. Abigail exceeds Secretary of the Interior qualifications to conduct work in the fields of archaeology, history, and architectural history. She is experienced in drafting National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) nominations and Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record (HABS/HAER) documentation and is academically trained and has professional experience with developing historic contexts and public interpretive materials. Abigail is responsible for completing NHPA Section 106 cultural resource surveys, evaluation reports, and treatment of adverse effects for proposed construction projects throughout the United States.