Solutions for Progress 

Endangered Species Act Section 7 Consultation

RBI has extensive experience in conducting formal and informal consultations with the National Marine Fisheries Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for projects with the potential to adversely affect species listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).  To support these consultations, RBI has prepared numerous biological assessments evaluating project effects on ESA-listed species. RBI has directed Section 7 ESA consultations by preparing biological assessments and essential fish habitat assessments for the following client projects.

  • City of Stockton’s Regional Wastewater Control Facility Modifications Project
  • Yuba Water Agency’s Cottage Creek Dam Modification Project
  • Yuba Water Agency’s South Canal Diversion Water Supply and Fish Passage Enhancement Project
  • Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District’s Echo Water Project
  • City of Modesto’s Jennings Road Treatment Plant Phase 2 Project Biological Nutrient Removal/Tertiary Treatment Project
  • Redding Oasis’ Development Project
  • City of Chico’s Water Pollution Control Plant Expansion Project
  • Westervelt Ecological Services’ Cosumnes Flooplain Mitigation Bank
  • Ironhouse Sanitary District’s Wastewater Treatment Plant Outfall Placement in the San Joaquin River
  • Mountain House Community Services District’s Wastewater Treatment Plant Outfall Placement in Old River