MBC supported AECOM in monitoring the offshore construction to set the SONGS Unit 1 offshore conduits to their final disposition. This was done to meet CA State Lands Commission requests in accordance with relinquishing their offshore lease. MBC conducted daily marine mammal observations from one of its vessels anchored in the area while construction was ongoing. MBC interfaced with AECOM and the construction crew from Manson during the project to ensure marine life protection.
The Port of Long Beach contracted MBC to characterize the sediments at three different sites prior to implementing Phase II of their Maintenance Dredge Program.Read more
Year-long IM&E studies were conducted at seven coastal power plants. These included weekly impingement surveys and biweekly entrainment and source water surveys.Read more
MBC provided U.S. Fish & Wildlife qualified biologists to monitor potential fish mortality and the presence of marine mammals that may be harmed during construction.Read more