AES Selected to Assist with Rebuilding of Oroville Dam
Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Failures in both spillways of the 770-foot tall Oroville Dam in northern California in 2017 led to the need for extensive repairs. The repairs, consisting largely of replacing eroded earth fill and concrete, have cost in excess of $800 million. AES has been selected for and has begun providing professional [...] READ

Shawnee Tribe Land in Trust and Casino Project Approved by Department of the Interior
Friday, January 19th, 2018

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke approved an application by the Shawnee Tribe to place a 103-acre site in federal trust for a casino. The site is in the Oklahoma panhandle. The Shawnee Tribe, formerly landless since the mid-19th century, plans to develop the site with a 42,300 square-foot gaming [...] READ

Federal Court of Appeals Upholds North Fork Environmental Analysis
Friday, January 12th, 2018

A series of legal challenges, primarily by competitive gaming interests, against the U.S. Department of the Interior (Interior) is finally nearing an end. The U.S. Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Interior and North Fork Rancheria in a suit alleging noncompliance with Clean Air Act regulations. Prior [...] READ

Spokane Casino Opens
Monday, January 8th, 2018

After a long and controversial federal approval process, the Spokane Tribe Casino in Airway Heights, just outside the City of Spokane, opened its doors to the public. The project required an exhaustive National Environmental Policy Act Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process, and approval from [...] READ

Valley View Casino Expansion Environmental Evaluation
Monday, January 8th, 2018

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The Valley View Casino Expansion Environmental Evaluation is available for public review and comment per the Notice of Availability (available here). Written comments are due by February 7, 2018. The San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians (Tribe) proposes to expand the existing Valley View Casino on reservation [...] READ

Crystal Geyser Bottling Plant Project Final EIR Certified
Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

The Crystal Geyser Bottling Plant Project Final EIR was certified by the Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors on December 12, 2017. The Proposed Project evaluated in the Final EIR consists of the operation of a beverage bottling facility and ancillary uses within an approximately 118-acre site formerly [...] READ

AES GHG Verification Team Has Been Accredited by Washington State
Friday, December 1st, 2017

AES has been certified as a Verification Body and AES’s lead verifiers have been accredited by the State of Washington, Department of Ecology (Ecology) to conduct formal verifications of greenhouse gas emission reports as required under the State’s Clean Air Rule (Rule). At this time, AES is one [...] READ

Environmental Consulting Director
Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Analytical Environmental Services (AES) is seeking a director-level executive to help manage and grow our successful business. AES conducts environmental impact analysis and prepares related environmental documentation to assist government agencies and private companies comply with complex federal, [...] READ

Analytical Environmental Services Experiences Record Growth
Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

AES has been named by the Sacramento Business Journal as one of the 50 fastest growing companies in the Sacramento Region. AES ranked #25 with 54% revenue growth from 2014 to 2016. The Sacramento Region includes Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer, and Yolo counties. AES was the only environmental consulting [...] READ

North Fork Rancheria’s HUD Housing Funds Approved
Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

The North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians applied for additional funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to continue implementing a housing and community development project on the Tribe’s 61.5 acres of trust land in North Fork, California. Since 1999, when the housing [...] READ

AES selected by CA State Water Resources Control Board for Multi-Year Contract
Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

AES has been selected and is now under contract to the California SWRCB Division of Water Rights for a 5-year, $5,000,000 contract to assist the Division with environmental compliance. The contract was the result of a competitive process in which AES was determined to be the most qualified firm to conduct [...] READ

Ciminelli Vineyard Project Final EIR
Friday, May 26th, 2017

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This Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) assesses the potential environmental impacts of the Ciminelli Estate Vineyard Project. The proposed project, near the Town of Angwin in northern Napa County, involves harvesting approximately 16-acres of timber, and replacing it with 14 acres of vineyard. [...] READ

Ho-Chunk Village NEPA Environmental Assessment
Friday, May 5th, 2017

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The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), released an Environmental Assessment (EA) prepared by AES for the Ho-Chunk Village West Business Development Project on May 5, 2017. The document analyzes the potential environmental impacts of the Proposed Action, which consists of [...] READ

Land Taken into Trust For Wilton Rancheria
Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

The U.S. Department of the Interior accepted 36-acres of land in Elk Grove, CA today in trust for the Wilton Rancheria. Wilton Rancheria, formerly a landless Indian tribe, plans to construct a 600,000 square-foot casino resort and hotel on the property. The project is anticipated to employ approximately [...] READ

Judge Upholds Ascension Heights Residential Subdivision EIR
Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors approved the Ascension Heights Subdivision Project Environmental Impact Report in February of 2016. AES prepared the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) on behalf of the San Mateo County Planning and Building Department. A neighborhood association filed a lawsuit [...] READ

1400-acre Housing Project in Santa Barbara County Approved
Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

The Chumash Tribal Housing Project, located on a 2.2-square mile property near Santa Ynez, CA, has been approved by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs. The property will be used for 143 homes and associated facilities. The approval and acquisition of the property by the United [...] READ

Cherokee Springs Plaza Casino Project Approved by Department of the Interior
Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Today the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, approved the federal trust acquisition of a 46-acre site in Oklahoma for the Cherokee Nation. The Cherokee Nation plans to construct a multi-use commercial development on the property and surrounding lands. The overall project at [...] READ

Crystal Geyser Bottling Plant EIR
Thursday, January 12th, 2017

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AES assisted the County of Siskiyou with preparation of a Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the Crystal Geyser Bottling Plant Project (Proposed Project). The Proposed Project evaluated in the Draft EIR consists of the operation [...] READ

Wilton Casino Resort EIS
Friday, December 9th, 2016

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The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, has released the Final EIS for the Wilton Rancheria Fee-to-Trust and Casino Resort Project, located in Elk Grove, Sacramento County, California in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The EIS also satisfies the [...] READ

Carmichael Water District Restoration Project Nears Completion
Saturday, September 17th, 2016

Carmichael Water District is implementing a series of water facility and habitat restoration projects along the American River in Sacramento. The projects include: 1) installation of a new 30-inch diameter, 1,000-foot long water pipeline under the American River to provide treated drinking water for [...] READ