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Rincon Project Wins 2021 APA CA Central Section Planning Award

Rincon Project Wins 2021 APA CA Central Section Planning Award

    Kerman General Plan Update and Program EIR APA 2021 Award of Merit in Planning Award – Comprehensive Planning; Small Jurisdiction CategoryWe are excited to announce that the American Planning Association (APA) Central Section – California Chapter has given...

Rincon Receives CCBJ 2020 Business Achievement Award

Rincon Receives CCBJ 2020 Business Achievement Award

   Rincon has been honored with a Financing Innovation: Low-Carbon Energy Award from the Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ) for our efforts leading the Berkeley Existing Building Electrification Plan. CCBJ is a business research publication that provides...

Welcome Andrew Pulcheon to our Cultural Resources Leadership Team!

Welcome Andrew Pulcheon to our Cultural Resources Leadership Team!

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, and project management experience, and we are excited to have him join our Cultural Resources service...

Building Electrification

Building Electrification

Rincon Consultants, Inc. is a leader in climate action planning and is currently working at the forefront of building electrification.Building Electrification – Not Just a Trend As California continues to develop strategies toward achieving the climate goal...

Rincon Receives Two AEP Merit Awards

Rincon Receives Two AEP Merit Awards

    Goleta Train Station Master Plan AEP Merit Award for Outstanding Planning Document The Goleta Train Depot Master Plan represents the initial phase of the Goleta Train Depot expansion project, establishing appropriate recommendations and guidelines that will...

Rincon’s 2020 Charity Drive

Rincon’s 2020 Charity Drive

Rincon is matching donations up to 10k! In recent months, our communities have faced unprecedented health and economic hardships. The holiday season is typically a time when we reflect back on the past year and think about ways to give back to our communities and...

Rincon at the 2020 AEP California Virtual Conference

Rincon at the 2020 AEP California Virtual Conference

ParticipantsSenior Project Manager Connect with Eric Moderator Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) in the San Joaquin Valley: We Can Do It, Together Tuesday, November 10th 9:45 am - 10:45 amProject Manager Connect with KariAssociate Environmental Planner Connect with...

Rincon at the 2020 APA California Conference

Rincon at the 2020 APA California Conference

ParticipantsPrincipal Connect with AbeSenior Planner Connect with DellaSenior Project Manager Connect with EricPrincipal and Vice-President Connect with Jennifer Speaker: Environmental Justice and Increasing Diversity in the Environmental and Planning Professions -...

SB 205 Business Licenses Stormwater Discharge Compliance

SB 205 Business Licenses Stormwater Discharge Compliance

About SB 205 In order to obtain or renew a business license in the state of California, SB 205 requires applicable businesses to enroll under the statewide stormwater Industrial General Permit, or IGP (Order 2014-0057-DWQ). This requirement came into effect January 1,...

Solano Transportation Authority Awarded $10.4 Million Grant

Solano Transportation Authority Awarded $10.4 Million Grant

Solano Transportation Authority (STA) was recently awarded $10.4 million in Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program (TIRCP) funding to electrify their fleet and enhance the frequency and reliability of electric transit services for riders in Solano County. This is...

Goleta Train Depot Master Plan Wins APA Central Coast Planning Award

Goleta Train Depot Master Plan Wins APA Central Coast Planning Award

The City of Goleta’s – 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. Rincon, with assistance from Steer, assisted the City of Goleta with preparation of a Master Plan.

Rincon Response to COVID-19

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.

PFAS

PFAS

PFAS, or per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances, occupy a well-earned spot in headline news these days. These chemicals have been detected across the state of California in drinking water sources and based on several factors, including their recalcitrance, suspected...

SB 330 – The Housing Crisis Act of 2019

SB 330 – The Housing Crisis Act of 2019

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 for, and suspending or eliminating restrictions on housing development. We strongly suggest that our...

Invasive Species – Quagga Mussels

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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