ACOE Indirect Impact Guidance Being Put on Hold

While recent talk about the U.S. Army Corps (ACOE) permitting has revolved around the revised definition for Waters of the United States (WOTUS) another recent permitting change here in the Jacksonville District (Florida) has flown under most radars.  In August 2014, the ACOE issued guidance on evaluating Indirect/Secondary Effects on WOTUS and unless you’ve had a project reviewed under this …

Wetland Delineation

Wetland Delineation Hillsborough County, Florida WRA provided environmental and engineering services for DKS property’s proposed gated executive estate community in eastern Hillsborough County. This 726 acre reclaimed phosphate mine site contains 92 wetlands in both forested and herbaceous classifications. Wetlands in this site naturally developed in the clay furrows deposited from phosphate mining overburden. After mining ceased, natural recruitment of herbaceous, …

Lorraine Landings

Lorraine Landings at Cooper Creek Manatee County, Florida WRA has been actively involved in providing full service civil engineering and environmental services for Benderson Development over the past 10 years.  Benderson is the largest privately held owner of retail space in the U.S.  WRA is currently providing site civil design for the final phase of an 8 year, 350 acre mixed-use …