Sophia Mitchell & Associates provides a range of consulting services to help you achieve your environmental clearance and permitting goals. We look forward to speaking with you about your project and how we can best be of service. You may also download our Statement of Qualifications. Our key service areas include:

California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Documentation

  • Initial Studies
  • Negative Declarations/Mitigated Negative Declarations
  • Environmental Impact Reports
  • Noticing documents
  • Mitigation monitoring and reporting programs
  • Addendum and supplemental/subsequent CEQA documents
  • CEQA-Plus documentation for projects seeking State Revolving Funds through the State Water Resources Control Board

Project Management

  • Experience with all phases of project management for processing CEQA documents
  • Project mobilization
  • Regulatory and permitting scheduling for large-scale projects
  • Subconsultant coordination

Critical Issues Analysis

Sophia Mitchell & Associates prepares Critical Issues Analysis for projects, including renewable energy projects. These studies provide a high-level review and summary of critical issues that may affect your project including feasibility, cost and schedule. Critical issue may include sensitive biological species/sensitive habitat, land use constraints, physical/topographical issues and other project-specific issues.

Topic-specific Environmental Analysis

Sophia Mitchell & Associates collaborates with consulting scientists and engineers for technical studies to support CEQA/NEPA documentation. Such specialties include:

  • Transportation/traffic
  • Air quality/greenhouse gas analysis
  • Noise
  • Biological resources
  • Cultural resources
  • Visual simulations
  • GIS analysis

Writing/Content Development

Sophia Mitchell & Associates staff has experience developing content of interest to engineering and environmental professionals including:

  • Content for corporate magazines
  • Newsletters for professional organizations
  • Articles on a variety of environmental and sustainability topics