We have knowledge and experience with NRDA, environmental compliance, and funding sources for coastal restoration, including those arising from the Deepwater Horizon incident (in particular RESTORE, NRDA, and the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation’s Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund) and GOMESA.

We provide services to public and private entities seeking funding under the RESTORE Act, Deepwater Horizon NRDA, and the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation's Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (NFWF's GEBF).  We will work with stakeholders seeking funding from Phase 2 GOMESA revenues, which will become available starting in 2018.


  • We create funding strategies and action plans to enhance opportunities for coastal restoration funding.

  • We develop grant proposals and prepare, write and submit grant applications for RESTORE, NRDA, GEBF, GOMESA, or other coastal restoration funding.

  • We provide research, analysis, reporting, writing, and support services to our clients as needed to help them achieve their goals and to adapt to their circumstances.

We provide natural resource damage assessment and restoration planning services to potential responsible parties, federal, tribal and state natural resource trustees, and stakeholders proposing projects for NRDA funding.


  • We assist potential responsible parties in understanding how NRDA works under the Oil Pollution Act, CERCLA, and other environmental protection frameworks.

  • We provide clear, prompt advice to potential responsible parties and facilitate communication with natural resource trustees on NRDA issues in the aftermath of an oil spill or release of hazardous substances.

  • We work with technical teams to conduct NRDA preassessment and damage assessment activities.

  • We help prepare damage assessment and restoration plans for public comment and final publication

We have experience with a variety of environmental policy matters.  With this background, we are able to provide services across a range of issues relating to grant funding, assessments, policy planning, program implementation, permitting and compliance.


  • We provide services to help create, implement and manage programs, policies and procedures in response to new legal or regulatory schemes relating to federal funding or revenue sharing for restoration, emergency funding and contract management following disasters, and responding to oil spills or releases of hazardous substances.

  • We assist with technical permitting and NEPA compliance issues on projects.

  • We provide services related to coastal zone management, including federal consistency matters and state coastal management program implementation and program changes.