Projects

Male veteran on a phone at a work desk with an American flag in the background.
Using Lean Six Sigma to Improve Support for U.S. Veterans

U.S. Department of Labor

Woman facilitating a meeting, with a whiteboard in the background
Stakeholder Facilitation for California’s Wildlife Action Plan

California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Coastal Quest

African child in a rural African setting, holding a bagged plant ready for planting.
Partnership Strategy for a Sustainable African Forestry Fund

Global Environment Fund

Drenched walkway with palm trees with fronds blown sideways by wind at a Gulf Coast beachside area during a substantial storm.
Evaluating NOAA’s Coastal Storms Program in the Gulf of Mexico

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Two men standing side by side over an office table carefully examine the contents of a document open on the table.
FDA Data Analysis and Search Host (DASH)

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Aerial view of rocky California coastline
Enhancing Management of California’s Marine Protected Area Network

California Department of Fish and Wildlife, California Ocean Protection Council, Coastal Quest, Resources Legacy Fund

View from the rear of a seated group in a large room where a presentation with slides is being delivered by a speaker at a podium.
Support for Organizational Climate Survey

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Commercial fishing boats moored in an Alaskan harbor
Ocean Conservation Strategic Funding Initiatives: A Study of Successes and Lessons Learned

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Miner drilling into rock face in a mine.
Using Lean Six Sigma to Protect Miner Health and Safety

U.S. Department of Labor

Close-up showing the hands of a person inspecting a netted ocean fish catch
Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Marine Conservation Program in Belize

The Wildlife Conservation Society

Aerial view of four freight trucks on a highway and off-ramp
Strategic Plan to Guide the SmartWay Transport Partnership

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Aerial view of a lagoon in the Caribbean Sea
Sustainable Financing and Operations to Conserve Caribbean Marine and Coastal Environments

Anonymous International Nonprofit Organization, Coastal Quest, Henry Foundation, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Close-up of FDA-regulated medication pills on a mirror
Assessing the Effectiveness of an Innovative FDA Drug Review Program

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Small group wading in and examining shallow coastal water with ring nets
Strategic Business Plan and Revenue Model for a New Marine Sciences Initiative

University of California, Davis, Coastal and Marine Sciences Institute and Bodega Marine Laboratory

Aerial view of houses, shoreline, and ocean along the U.S. coast.
Evaluating the NOAA Coastal Services Center’s Stakeholder Services

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

View from a path in Lands End park in San Francisco, looking over coastal water with the Golden Gate Bridge in the distance
Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Regional Conservation Program

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Photo of water towers
Supporting Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance on Tribal Lands

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Water being treated at a drinking water treatment plant
Evaluating Residuals Management at Drinking Water Treatment Facilities

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Man in hard hat and safety glasses looking at water in a wastewater treatment tank.
WIFIA Engineering Support

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

California’s Russian River on a sunny day
Forecast Informed Reservoir Operations

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Sonoma County Water Agency, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Photo of ERG’s Chi Ho Sham, making a presentation titled “Advice Worth Drinking (Your Water, Your Decision): How today’s land-use decisions can protect tomorrow’s water supply”
Source Water Protection Workshops and Training

Tailpipe of a VW car
ERG Supports Clean Air Act Settlements

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Photo of a long haul truck
Deploying Clean Diesel Technology in Ohio

Ohio Department of Development

MassCleanDiesel logo: with the slogan "Clean Air for Kids"
Retrofitting Massachusetts' Fleet of Diesel School Buses

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Example map showing potential storm surge flooding
Visualizing the Dangers of Storm Surge

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Screenshot of EPA's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Tool webpage showing four dropdown menus and images illustrating relative percentages of GHG emissions by emission type and economic sector
Digital Transformation of EPA's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Aerial view of flood waters surging through local area with residential streets and homes.
Flash Flood Summit and Stakeholder Engagement

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

A gloved hand holds a live spotted fish caught from a stream in the background
Measuring the Health of the Nation’s Surface Waters

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Aerial view of wetlands, with two people standing on a dock and trees in the background.
Understanding Coastal Wetland Loss

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Aerial view of a Gulf Coast barrier island surrounded by blue-green ocean water
Support for the Gulf of Mexico Regional Ecosystem Restoration Strategy

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Exterior of large modern office building with tinted glass windows.
Scoring LEED® Points with Combined Heat and Power

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Screenshot of DOE Better Buildings publication with four icons in the foreground for Strategy Development, Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation
Sharing Proven Strategies for Energy Efficiency Programs

U.S. Department of Energy

Bustling city street crowded with cars and pedestrians, with visible clouds of steam or air pollution
Collecting Air Toxics Data Nationwide

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Heavily oiled beach along the Gulf Coast
Gulf Oil Spill Emergency Response

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Man operating an optical gas imaging device
Developing Optical Gas Imaging Protocols

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Aerial view of two large circular wastewater treatment tanks
Life Cycle and Cost Analysis for Innovative and Sustainable Water Treatment Options

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Close up view of pine cone hanging from a branch, surrounded by green pine needles
First Industry-Wide Greenhouse Gas and Energy Life Cycle Assessment of Pine Chemicals

American Chemistry Council

A colorful variety of different packaging types, including cans, glass jars, plastic bottles, and cardboard
Life Cycle Assessments of Innovative Packaging Products

Crane operator cab, with one man inside and two others standing right outside, as part of an in-use emissions and activity measurement study
Bringing Real-World Vehicle Emissions Data into Emissions Models for Cleaner Air

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Output of Spatial Emissions Estimator model that uses color coding to show Houston area onroad vehicle nitrous oxides emissions by links, zone, and hour on a GIS map of the area
Development of an Innovative Tool to Help Regional Air Quality Districts Model On-Road Emissions

Houston-Galveston Area Council

Large red freight truck driving down a highway
Helping Green Freight Programs Succeed at Home and Abroad

International Council on Clean Transportation, Natural Resources Canada, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Dark wastewater flows from a pipe into a waterbody with plants
Evaluating Cost-Effective Technology Solutions for Industrial Wastewater Discharges

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

1.5 trillion gallons of water saved since 2006!
Saving Water Through WaterSense

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Air monitoring device situated in a yard just outside a home
Measuring Community Exposures to Fill Critical Data Gaps

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Group of EPA employees participating in outdoors synchonized aerobic dance exercises in an urban environment on a sunny day
Keeping EPA Employees Safe and Healthy at Work

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Over a dozen diverse smiling hospital staff and a patient standing together, all looking at the camera.
Promoting Hospital Worker Safety

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Large Navy battleship sitting dockside in water below a blue sky
Realigning Operations, Protecting Military Capability

U.S. Department of Defense

The top corner of a modern building, as seen from below, with blue sky in the background
Supporting Sustainable Best Practices at EPA Facilities

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Aerial view of  Pentagon building in the light of the setting sun
Multimedia Environmental Compliance Assessment

U.S. Department of Defense, Washington Headquarters Services

Large stacked bales of compacted trash
MSW Characterization

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Worker wearing a gas mask and visor inspects machinery in an industrial setting
Assessing Chemicals of Potential Concern Under TSCA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Three cylindrical power transformers suspended atop a utility pole
Economic Analysis to Support Final PCB Phase-Out

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Effluent flowing from two discharge pipes into a water body
Creating EPA’s DMR Pollutant Loading Tool

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Example output of innovative risk-based method to identify facilities whose emissions may be exceeding permit limits. Output shows satellite view of an area overlaid with windrose showing pollution emissions from a point source.
Development of an Innovative Method to Target Likely Non-compliers

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Petroleum refinery pipes with emissions pouring into the ambient air
Clean Air Act Enforcement Support

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Aerial view of hurricane damage to a pier and other buildings along the U.S. coast
Estimating the Value of Restoring Ecosystem Services Following Superstorm Sandy

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Screenshot of online New York Times page with headline "Study Finds Violations of Wage Law in New York and California" and a photo of a woman standing in front of a fast food restaurant, hands on hips, looking into the distance with anger in her eyes.
Estimating the Impact of Wage Violations on Minimum Wage Workers

U.S. Department of Labor

Aerial view of large oil offshore drilling platform surrounded by ocean
Input-Output Analysis

U.S. Department of the Interior

Scenic fall landscape with grassy field in front sloping down to trees and then a series of mountains going deep into the background with a beautiful sky above
EPA's Report on the Environment

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Homepage of the Northeast Regional Ocean Council's "Ocean Planning in the Northeast" website, as shown on a tablet, mobile phone, desktop, and laptop computer
Ocean Planning in the Northeast

Northeast Regional Ocean Council

Screenshot of NOAA's FishWatch website homepage
NOAA FishWatch Website Redesign

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Along the coast, water flows from a pipe into ocean water breaking against a natural rockwall
NPDES Permit Program Support

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Sparks fly from a circular saw operated by a worker cutting a rail on a railway
Development of OSHA's Severe Injury Report Capture Tool

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Screenshot of EPA's Green Infrastructure Wizard home page showing its "Quick Links" and "Explore" icons
Creating EPA's Green Infrastructure Wizard (GIWiz)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Three professionals stand and talk in front of a poster display about the Global Methane Initiative
Support for EPA's Global Methane Initiative

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Covers and/or pages from several EPA "Climate Change Indicators in the United States" publications
Climate Indicators Report

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Petrochemical plant below a blue sky with clouds
Air Quality Permitting Support

State, Local, and Tribal Permitting Agencies

Chemical plant with vapor or smoke plumes rising into the clear blue sky
Clean Air Act Regulatory Development Support

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

A drilling rig set up in a cleared dirt lot with trucks and trailers around, and trees in the background
Oil and Gas Emission Inventory Development

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Aerial view of Pentagon building
Defending Our Future with Energy Efficiency

U.S. Department of Defense, Washington Headquarters Services