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Join Rincon at the ACWA 2022 Fall Conference

Our team is excited to be attending, exhibiting, and hosting a panel discussion at the ACWA 2022 Fall Conference & Exhibition in Indian Wells, CA from Nov. 29 – Dec. 1!
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Rincon at the APA California 2022 Conference

Join Rincon at the APA California 2022 Conference: Celebrating commUNITY in Anaheim from October 1st through October 4th!

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CAPDash: Accelerating Climate Action Plan Implementation

We’ve developed CAPDash, a customizable, web-based dashboard that helps our clients accomplish CAP measure tracking, transparent data visualization, and communication with stakeholders.

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Congratulations to Rincon’s New Vice Presidents of Natural Resources!

We are excited to announce the promotions of Sherri Miller and David Daitch, PhD to Vice Presidents of Natural Resources.

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Rincon's 2021 Charity Drive

This year, Rincon Consultants, Inc. will be matching staff donations up to $10,000 to the Center for Community Change Action and the California Association of Food Banks…

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Join Rincon at the ACWA 2021 Fall Conference

Rincon Consultants, Inc. is excited to be attending and exhibiting at the ACWA 2021 Fall Conference & Exhibition at the Pasadena Convention Center…

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Two Rincon Projects Receive 2021 AEP Conference Merit Awards

The California Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) recently announced the 2021 winners of its Annual Awards Program, with two Rincon projects…

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Rincon Welcomes Three Strategic Hires

We are excited to announce the addition of Ellen Cross, Jennifer Guenther, and Linda Hunter to help take us to the next level. Please join us in welcoming Ellen, Jennifer, and Linda to the Rincon Team!

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Leadership Team Expansion: Promotions of Six New Directors, One New Principal, and New Hire

Rincon Consultants Inc. is thrilled to share the expansion of our leadership team and we want to recognize their hard work…

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Rincon Project Wins APA Award

The American Planning Association (APA) Central Section – California Chapter has given the Kerman General Plan Update and Program EIR a 2021 Award of Merit in Planning …

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At the Forefront of Building Electrification

Rincon is currently providing consulting services for multiple jurisdictions in the development of electrification reach codes and ordinances, as well as the first of its kind…

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Rincon Receives Two AEP 2020 Merit Awards

We are excited to announce that Rincon received two Merit Awards from the Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) during the 2020 awards program…

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New Climate Change Plan for Publicly Owned Treatment Works

A framework for a robust response to climate change was presented in the State Water Resources Control Board’s Comprehensive Response to Climate Change and further specified…

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Rincon at the 2020 APA California Conference

Rincon will be attending the 2020 APA California Conference September 14-16th. We are proud to be the Diversity Mixer sponsor and look forward to connecting with all at the conference.

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Goleta Train Depot Master Plan Receives Award

The  Goleta Train Depot Master Plan has received an Award of Merit from the APA Central Coast Section in the Economic and Development Planning Award category.

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Rincon Receives Two Industry Business Achievement Awards for 2019

Rincon has been honored with two awards from the Environmental Business Journal® (EBJ) and the Climate Change Business Journal® (CCBJ)…

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Robles Forebay Restoration Project Wins APWA Project of the Year Award

The Robles Forebay Restoration Project has won Project of the Year from APWA Ventura County. Click to read more about this excellent project and how we assisted with its success.

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Rincon at the 2019 APA CA Conference

Rincon at the 2019 APA CA Conference. Read on to learn about our speakers, sessions and more!

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2019 Central CA APA Sierra Retreat

Rincon’s planning experts will be facilitating a workshop at the 2019 Central CA APA Sierra Retreat August 23-25th.  Find out more and register by clicking on the flyer below. 

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Welcome Rincon's New Director of Water Resources Planning, Rosalyn Prickett!

Rosalyn joins us with over 23 years of experience in leading water resources management programs and environmental compliance for water supply…

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Rincon Welcomes New Director of Community Planning

Rincon Welcomes John Moreland, AICP! John has over 17 years of experience in the public and private sectors, from managing comprehensive Specific Plans…

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Rincon Welcomes Jennifer Jacobus, PhD, to Lead Water Team

We are excited to welcome Dr. Jennifer Jacobus, Rincon’s new Director of Water Planning and Sustainability…

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2022 Spring Surveys

It’s that time of year! Rincon Biologists hold Federal 10(a)(1)(A) and State permits and have specific expertise in conducting protocol surveys for special-status species…

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AEP Honors Mike Gialketsis with Lifetime Achievement Award!

This past spring, as the California Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) award nominations opened, the Al Reynolds Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award…

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Rincon Welcomes Angie Harbin as Natural Resources Director

Rincon Consultants, Inc. is thrilled to announce the addition of Angie Harbin as the new Natural Resources Director for the San Diego region…

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Join Rincon at the Hybrid 2021 AEP California State Conference!

Join Rincon Consultants, Inc. at the 2021 AEP Conference! We are excited to be participating and sponsoring the hybrid conference this year. Be sure to join our sessions and connect with us!

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Rincon Develops Rare Plant Inventory Website for CNPS

We are excited to announce that over the past year, Rincon Consultants, Inc. developed a new version of the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) Rare and Endangered Plant Inventory Website…

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Rincon Announces Andrew Pulcheon as New Principal Archaeologist

We are pleased to announce Andrew Pulcheon, RPA, AICP, CEP, as Rincon’s new Principal Archaeologist! Andrew brings over 27 years of research, field, laboratory…

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The Rincon Main Emergency Relocation at Ayers Creek Receives APWA 2020 Project of the Year Award

Rincon assisted the Casitas Municipal Water District with environmental support services for the Rincon Main Pipeline Relocation Project…

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Rincon's 2020 Charity Drive – with Rincon matching donations up to 10k!

This holiday season, Rincon will be matching employee donations up to $10,000 for both the CDC Foundation and Feeding America 

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Join Rincon at the 2020 AEP California State Virtual Conference

We are participating in and sponsoring the 2020 AEP California State Virtual Conference, which starts Monday, November 9th. Join our sessions!

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SB 205: Business Licenses and NPDES Stormwater Discharge Compliance

In order to obtain or renew a business license in the state of California, SB 205 requires applicable businesses to enroll under the statewide…

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Rincon Response to COVID-19

The Rincon Consultants team is adapting daily as these unprecedented events unfold surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Learn more about our proactive approach here.

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Senate Bill 330 - The Housing Crisis Act

Senate Bill 330 (The Housing Crisis Act of 2019) is now in effect. SB 330 seeks to boost home building throughout California by expediting the approval process…

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Rincon's Sacramento Office is a 2019 Best Places to Work!

Rincon Consultants’ Sacramento Office has been recognized as a 2019 “Best Places to Work” by the Sacramento Business Journal. Read on to learn more about this recognition!

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Rincon’s Riverside Latino Historic Context Statement Receives Award from California Preservation Foundation

Rincon’s 2018 study, the Riverside Latino Historic Context Statement, has received a Preservation Design Award…

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PFAS

PFAS, or per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances, occupy a well-earned spot in headline news these days…

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Invasive Species - Quagga Mussels

Rincon staff have conducted monitoring in quagga mussel-infested water bodies in California, and have developed plans with academic and resource agency experts, in accordance with Fish and Game Code §2302.

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Rincon Welcomes New Climate Adaptation & Resilience Specialist

Rincon welcomes Frederico Scarelli, PhD as new Climate Adaptation & Resilience Specialist. He has over 12 years of experience designing, planning, and executing nature-based…

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Rincon Welcomes New Director of Noise, Air Quality, & Greenhouse Gas

Welcome to the Rincon team, Josh Carman, INCE-USA! Josh joins us with over 20 years of experience in the field of acoustics and air quality and has participated in the environmental review…

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Two Rincon Projects Receive 2022 California AEP & APA Awards

The California Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) and the American Planning Association California Chapter (APA) recently announced the 2022 winners…

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Rincon Promotes Monica Guzman-Waight to Director of Marketing & Communications

Congratulations to Monica Guzman-Waight on her recent promotion to Director of Marketing and Communications! Monica has over 15 years…

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Rincon Welcomes Controller, Holly Newman

Welcome to the Rincon team, Holly Newman! Holly has over 15 years of experience providing financial management and leadership to a firm experiencing rapid growth in revenue, staff, and geography…

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Rincon at the ACWA 2022 Spring Conference & Exhibition

Rincon is thrilled to be attending and exhibiting at the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) 2022 Spring Conference & Exhibition in Sacramento…

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Rincon at the 2022 AEP Conference in Yosemite

We are excited to attend and sponsor the California Association of Environmental Professionals 2022 State Conference in Yosemite, April 10th through the 13th…

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Rincon's Lauren Kodama Roenicke Wins IRWA Professional of the Year Award

Rincon Consultants, Inc.’s Lauren Kodama Roenicke is the 2021 recipient of the San Diego Chapter 11 IRWA Professional of the Year Award…

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Rincon is here to assist with CAL FIRE's annual Fire Prevention Grants Program

Tis the season for CAL FIRE’s annual Fire Prevention Grants Program. This annual grant program provides funding for…

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Rincon’s Katie Green, AICP Wins APA Sacramento Valley Section Emerging Planner Award

Rincon Consultants, Inc.’s Katherine (Katie) Green, AICP has recently received a 2021 Emerging Planner Award from the APA Sacramento…

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Rincon at the APA California 2021 Virtual Conference

Connect with Rincon’s Victoria Chung of the APA Central Section and Katie Green, AICP of the APA Sacramento Valley Section at the APA California 2021 Virtual Conference!

 

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Rincon Develops Environmental Justice Guide

Rincon Consultants, Inc. has developed an introductory guide to help jurisdictions understand the terms, processes, and tools available to develop environmental justice policies…

 

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Rincon Awarded #1 Environmental Firm to Work For!

Rincon Consultants, Inc has been given First Place in the category of Best Environmental Firms and ranked fifth in the category of Best Firms Sizes 200+, by the Zweig Group…

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Rincon Receives CCBJ 2020 Business Achievement Award

The Berkeley Existing Building Electrification Plan has won a Financing Innovation: Low-Carbon Energy Award from the Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ) …

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Leadership Team Expansion: Rincon Announces Five Director Promotions and One Key Director Hire

The Rincon team is starting the New Year with great news by announcing five Director-level promotions and a key Director hire.

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Local Climate Action Planning During a Pandemic: The Challenges and Opportunities

Just one of the myriad ways the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has disrupted our world is its impacts on local climate action planning…

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Rincon Expands Natural and Cultural Resources Leadership Team!

We are pleased to announce the expansion of our leadership team with the addition of Alyssa Newcomb, Ken Victorino, Nichole Jordan, and Sherri Miller to our Natural and Cultural…

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Solano Transportation Authority Awarded $10.4M Grant

Solano Transportation Authority was recently awarded $10.4M in Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program (TIRCP) funding to…

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Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) Accreditation

Rincon is one of the first CARB-accredited third-party verification bodies for the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) program.

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