With strong roots in engineering, POWER’s Environmental team understands the challenges facing a broad range of energy and infrastructure clients. We can bring this perspective and our tried-and-true project management approach to your project.

POWER is now better positioned to provide expanded environmental consulting services to clients throughout the US, with the acquisition of Austin-based Zephyr Environmental Corporation.

Our staff of environmental planners, scientists and engineers works collaboratively to deliver strategic, environmentally responsible and cost-effective solutions to guide your project through initial planning and design into operation.

Among other areas, POWER Environmental focuses on serving several key markets.

Power Delivery

At POWER, we know power delivery projects. Whether it’s overhead and underground transmission lines or space saving gas-insulated substations, we can help execute your most ambitious efforts. With in-house services that span initial routing, siting and planning, through environmental permitting and construction monitoring, we can provide the expertise you need to succeed.

Power Generation

Energy facilities demand extensive environmental support. Requirements may include State Utility Commission licenses and environmental permits or even expert testimony. From solar fields to steam power plants, we offer the broad industry background to help you successfully navigate the environmental requirements for any generation project.

Oil and Gas

Throughout our team’s 35 years working on oil and gas infrastructure projects such as midstream processing plants and FERC-regulated pipelines, we have honed our industry knowledge and scientific expertise. Our services span the entire industry, from wellhead to burner tip, and we can support all phases of your project. Involve us early on to steer your project through critical issues analyses and permitting into inspection and regulatory compliance.


POWER assists petrochemical manufacturing facilities with environmental permitting, engineering and compliance support services. From greenfield water supply resource development and cultural resources surveys to air permitting and data management systems, our experts can offer help with all phases of plant operations.


Environmental regulation of general manufacturing presents a unique challenge: exactly which laws are applicable? The answer requires a comprehensive knowledge of the regulatory landscape. POWER works with our clients to understand their operations, assess which requirements are needed, and develop and implement programs for compliance.

Cement and Aggregates

POWER has a solid understanding of the cement manufacturing process and its ever-changing regulatory environment. Environmental and safety compliance. Permitting. Regulatory compliance determination. Federal and state reporting assistance. Auditing support. Our team can assist cement, concrete and aggregate plants with cost-effective and practical solutions.

Public Sector

Federal, state and local government projects require understanding of your mission and objectives, technical skill, regulatory expertise, and a local presence backed by experienced staff located across the U.S. In over 40 offices nationwide, we bring the knowledge and flexibility to tackle everything from environmental assessments and third party review under federal and state statutes to environmental management of metropolitan sewer districts.