Pasadena’s City Council certified the Final EIR for the Re-Use of the Desiderio Army Reserve Center Project on Monday October 27, 2014. Impact Sciences published the Draft EIR in April of this year and completed the Final EIR this past summer. The project includes the reuse of the 5.1-acre Desiderio US Army Reserve Center into […]
As we continue to experience drought conditions here in California, our biologists are noticing its impact on the local wildlife. The biology staff has seen a decline in the number and diversity of animals when conducting small mammal and pitfall trapping in recent weeks. This could potentially have an effect on how regulatory agencies view […]
Impact sciences’ biologists are performing focused surveys for several special status wildlife species for projects in the Santa Clarita valley. The most recent surveys are for silvery legless lizard and desert woodrat. The biologists use live traps that do not harm the animals. The animals are identified, recorded, and released, none the worse for wear.
The call for CEQA reform by politicians, practitioners, and lead agencies has caught the attention of the California Legislature. In the end of May the California Senate Environmental Quality Committee and Senate Judiciary Committee requested input from statewide stakeholders regarding their experience with the environmental review process. Feedback from stakeholders who participate in this questionnaire […]
Impact Sciences has just completed the Program Draft EIR for the City of Fullerton’s Downtown Core and Corridor Specific Plan (DCCSP). The Specific Plan encompasses an area of the City that spans 1,310 acres and includes the City’s Downtown core and major entry corridors. The DCCSP addresses a variety of issues including traffic, bike and […]