Tony Ranch Cultural Resource & Ecological Assessment Project

ACS, subconsultant to the Moore/Swick Partnership, recently completed an exciting research project for the Superstition Area Land Trust (SALT). The fieldwork involved the baseline documentation of existing resources and conditions at Tony Ranch in Haunted Canyon, which hosts a unique middle elevation riparian setting for Arizona. Haunted Canyon is known widely by . . . → Read More: Tony Ranch Cultural Resource & Ecological Assessment Project

Cell Tower & Radio Tower Facilities: Cultural Resource Section 106 Compliance

The 2004 Nationwide Programmatic Agreement (NPA) for Review of Effects on Historic Properties for Certain Undertakings Approved by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC NPA) requires that applicants for an FCC permit comply with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). ACS assists applicants with compliance by preparing Class I cultural . . . → Read More: Cell Tower & Radio Tower Facilities: Cultural Resource Section 106 Compliance

Cultural Resources On-call Contract, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

In 2007, Reclamation awarded ACS our sixth multi-year on-call contract that covers a broad range of cultural resource tasks throughout Arizona and parts of western New Mexico. Since 2001, we have completed more than 85 separate task orders for Reclamation. Project examples include Class I literature reviews; over 60 National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) . . . → Read More: Cultural Resources On-call Contract, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Cultural Resource Survey, HAER Documentation, Historical Study, and Public Outreach, Gillespie Dam Bridge Project, MCDOT

From October 2005 to May 2006, ACS conducted a Class III cultural resource survey of over 445 acres at and surrounding the historic Gillespie Dam Bridge on old US 80. The project was conducted on behalf of the Maricopa Department of Transportation (MCDOT) through ACS’ on-call contract. This multidisciplinary project also included writing a historical . . . → Read More: Cultural Resource Survey, HAER Documentation, Historical Study, and Public Outreach, Gillespie Dam Bridge Project, MCDOT

Construction Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan, Redundant Blowdown Line, Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station

In 2001, ACS wrote the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) for the construction of the Redundant Blowndown Line for the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station (PVNGS). The purpose of the project was to construct a blowdown pipeline that will provide PVNGS with a redundant piping system for cooling tower blowdown. ACS . . . → Read More: Construction Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan, Redundant Blowdown Line, Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station