Ecotoxicology and Ecological Risk Assessment

eaglesFormation Environmental has the technical capabilities to provide assistance at all levels of aquatic and terrestrial investigations and risk assessments, including screening-level assessments, baseline studies, laboratory and field-scale testing, and landscape-level assessments that incorporate our advanced geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing capabilities.

Many environmental laws and regulations are based on protecting biota and ecosystems from toxic effects of chemicals.  Understanding the ecological and toxicological basis for environmental laws is important for design of field investigations and identification of appropriate risk management actions.  Communicating the results and ecological significance of such investigations can be just as important, especially at complex sites.

Formation team members provide our clients with a broad spectrum of expertise in the assessment and management of ecological risk.  Our experience ranges from design and implementation of baseline field studies and ecological risk assessments to strategic management of risk-based liabilities and negotiations with state and federal agencies and natural resource trustees.  Formation professionals offer the experience, technical, and interpersonal skills required to provide our clients with the tools they need to evaluate and manage ecological risks in a wide variety of ecosystem and regulatory environments.

Projects that represent our experience and capabilities include: