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 […]
The McBean Bridge Widening project is in full swing. The expanded bridge will allow for better traffic flow and will include a new walkway and bike path. Impact Sciences continues to closely monitor construction in an effort to assist the City with ensuring compliance with all regulatory agency permits.
Governor Jerry Brown signed a sweeping new emergency drought proclamation on April 25, cutting red tape for a variety of government functions to help water agencies find new supplies, and to press the public to use water carefully. “I call on every city, every community, every Californian to conserve water in every way possible,” Brown […]
It’s that time of year again. Spring is the busy season for fieldwork here at Impact Sciences. The flowers are blooming, the birds are nesting and the amphibians are laying eggs. Our biology staff is busy out in the field conducting surveys for rare plants, arroyo toad, spade foot toad, least Bell’s vireo, California gnatcatcher, […]
In October, 2012, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors adopted the Santa Clarita Valley Area Plan Update, more commonly known as the “One Valley One Vision” Plan (OVOV). OVOV replaced the prior Santa Clarita Valley Area Plan with the Santa Clarita Valley Area Plan Update developed through the OVOV process. OVOV also amended the […]
Impact Sciences has been contracted to prepare a relocation, maintenance, and monitoring plan for Joshua trees that will be impacted by the proposed Yucca Valley Senior Housing Project. The protected Joshua trees will be removed from the site and maintained at a nursery. Some of the preserved Joshua trees will be replanted on the project […]