Permitting Headline

Merjent staff is adept at balancing the needs of clients, as well as the requirements of the applicable agencies. Our goal is to support you through the entire life-cycle of your assets, so whether you are planning the next major project or are wondering if you are allowed to perform a routine change-out, we have been there before and can help you navigate through the regulatory requirements. Merjent can perform the appropriate studies, conduct the necessary regulatory consultations, and obtain the required permits in support of your projects.

Services Offered

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Environmental Protection Agency

  • Class I and Class II Modeling Analyses
  • Control Technology Analyses
  • NSR/PSD Permitting
  • Viewshed Analyses

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

  • Compliance Monitoring
  • FERC 7 (c) Applications
  • Prior Notice

Fish and Wildlife Service

  • Mitigation and Monitoring Plans
  • Sensitive Species Consultations

Forest Service, Park Service and Bureau of Land Management

  • Biological Evaluations
  • Operation and Maintenance Plans
  • Special Use Authorizations
  • Temporary Use Authorizations
  • Wild and Scenic River Determinations

Local Regulatory Agency Permit Acquisition

  • Conditional Use
  • Floodplan and Shoreland
  • Watershed District
  • Zoning Consultations

State Public Service Commissions

  • Routing and Siting Approvals

State Departments of Agriculture

  • Agricultural Impact Mitigation Agreements
  • Best Management Practices
  • Post-construction Monitoring
  • Pre-construction Surveys

State Departments of Natural Resources and Environmental Quality

  • Air Toxics Assessments
  • Class I and Class II Modeling Analyses
  • Coastal Zone Consistency Reviews
  • Construction Site Dewatering Permits
  • Environmental Review
  • Health Risk Assessments
  • Hydrostatic Test Water Use Permits
  • Indirect Source Modeling
  • Natural Heritage Consultations
  • Odor Modeling
  • Soil Erosion and Sediment Control
  • Storm Water Discharge Permits
  • Temporary Use Authorizations
  • Title V and State Permitting
  • Water Quality Certifications
  • Water Resource Permits

State Utility Commissions

  • Air Permit Acquisition
  • Permits and Certificates
  • Plans of Development
  • Public Service Commission Approvals
  • Routing Permits
  • Threatened and Endangered Species Studies
  • Wetland Studies

National Historic Preservation Act Section 106

  • Avoidance and Data Recovery Plans
  • Construction Monitoring
  • Cultural Resource Assessments
  • Cultural Resource Assessments
  • Inventory Survey
  • Native American Consultation
  • Section 106 Compliance Review
  • Testing and Mitigation
  • Unanticipated Discovery Plans