Public Utilities & Infastructure

Brigham City Power Loop Project

Frontier assisted the Brigham City Power Department with the environmental review and permitting for 6.8 miles of new 240kv power line and two new substations.  The majority of the project involves the establishment of new power line corridors to upgrade service capacity and provide redundancy in the City’s economic development zone.  The project crosses several waterways and wetland complexes and requires wetland delineations, endangered species assessments, migratory bird assessments and cultural resources assessments for Corps of Engineers nationwide permits.

Allwest Communications Fiber Optic Projects, UT & WY

Frontier assisted Allwest Communications with environmental permitting for several fiber optic projects located in northeastern Utah and southwestern Wyoming.  Projects varied from 1 to 24 miles in length.  Project’s required jurisdictional wetland delineations, vegetation mapping, threatened and endangered species assessments, migratory bird assessments and cultural resources assessments for Corps of Engineers nationwide permits and BLM, UDOT and WDOT rights-of-way permits for the installation of buried fiber optic lines.  

Mona Wastewater Treatment Facilities EA

Frontier was a third party consultant to complete an environmental assessment for the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant for the City of Mona in Juab County, Utah.   The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was the lead federal agency administering the project under the federal Water Resources Development Act.   The project required multiple resource analyses in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, as well as compliance with the Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, Migratory Bird Treaty Act and National Historic Preservation Act.    

Populus to Terminal Transmission Line Project
Downey ID to Salt Lake City, UT

Frontier was a third party consultant for the completion of wetland and stream channel delineation assessments and threatened and endangered species assessments for the construction of an approximately 130-mile electrical transmission line corridor for Rocky Mountain Power in Northern Utah and Southern Idaho.  These data were used to obtain U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Section 404 permit approvals, as well as other federal, state and local permitting approvals.