SWCA is a nationwide environmental consulting firm that helps clients navigate the environmental compliance process. Founded in 1981, we have a deep roster of biologists, archaeologists, planners, engineers and technical experts who work on renewable energy projects; transmission lines; pipelines; roads, trails and highways; land management plans; coasts, inland, and offshore.
We have climate experts, wildlife biologists, fire experts, cultural resource scientists, historians, GIS and drone professionals, solar and wind experts, tribal consultants, and much more. Basically, any kind of project that requires environmental planning or permitting falls under our expertise.
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SWCA is a recognized leader in environmental consulting and compliance services, with offices nationwide.
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SWCA was founded in 1981 by Dr. Steven W. Carothers, the “SWC” of SWCA. From humble beginnings, we've grown to the award-winning company we are today.
SWCA is consistently recognized for its people-first approach with national awards for our programs and business excellence.
We are committed to sustainability with initiatives to reduce our carbon footprint, reduce waste through recycling, reduce our water usage, and foster environmental stewardship among our employees.
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100%Offices Recycle & Reuse
Committed to communities & the environment
Our purpose is to preserve natural and cultural resouces for tomorrow while enabling projects that benefit people today.
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