Environmental Assessment and Management

In order to achieve the best project outcomes, the environmental aspects of a project should be integrated within the planning and design process and aligned with the requirements of the other technical disciplines. To facilitate this coordinated approach, environmental advice can be provided at all stages of development, from Due Diligence, through to early planning and design, as well as regulatory approvals.

Coterra Environment provides the following services:

  • Due diligence environmental investigations
  • Environmental opportunities and constraints analysis
  • Strategic environmental advice for structure planning and subdivision design
  • Environmental impact assessment investigations
  • Formal environmental assessments preparation and management – State and Commonwealth
  • Project advocacy and representation to key regulatory authorities
  • Wetland assessments and reclassifications
  • Environmental management plans
  • Environmental monitoring programs
  • Environmental approvals and licensing
  • Compliance reporting
  • Approvals, licencing and regulatory authority liaison

In addition to the above core services, Coterra maintains close working relationships with key sub-consultants, integrating them into our project teams to provide an all-encompassing service while sustaining quality and timely results. Further services Coterra provides through these partnerships include:

  • Contamination assessments and remediation management (including accredited contaminated sites auditor reporting)
  • Acid Sulfate Soils (ASS) investigations and management
  • Native flora and vegetation surveys
  • Native fauna and associated habitat surveys
  • Phytophthora dieback management
  • Baseline and impact assessment monitoring for dust, odour, particulate, emissions, noise
  • Fire management
  • Aboriginal and European heritage