Support for NEPA and Resource Planning


Ecosphere offers a wide range of socioeconomic services to support all types of NEPA and resource planning analyses. We specialize in socioeconomic assessments for federal actions in the energy industry and on tribal lands. Our staff includes an M.S. Economist and PhD Sociologist to complete tasks such as:

  • NEPA socioeconomic impact assessments
  • Economic impact assessments with IMPLAN 3
  • Reasonable Foreseeable Development estimations for cumulative impact assessments
  • Social Baseline studies
  • Environmental Justice assessments
  • Integrated resource planning
  • Cost/Benefit analysis
  • Survey design and analysis
  • Economic forecasting

Example projects include socioeconomic and environmental justice impact analysis for a wide variety of NEPA documents, as well as socioeconomic baselines and community development management plans.