Clean Water Act 316(b) and 316(a) Compliance Services
GLEC services include site-specific surveys, assessments, sampling, and monitoring programs to help power generation and industrial firms attain CWA 316(b) and 316(a) regulatory compliance. GLEC researchers are experts in aquatic ecology, wetland ecology, vertebrate and invertebrate biology, aquatic toxicology, environmental chemistry, habitat assessment, GIS and regulatory agency interaction. Our 316(b) and 316(a) services include:
• Fish Impingement Mortality Studies • Habitat Assessments
• Turbine Survival Studies • Water Quality Monitoring
• Endangered Species Surveys • Turbine Survival Studies
• Thermal Plume Surveys • Fisheries Assessments
GLEC owns and operates a wide array of boats, vehicles, and field equipment to support field studies and sediment and water quality investigations. Our Michigan and Ohio laboratories provide aquatic toxicity testing, bioaccumulation and bioconcentration studies.
GLEC operates one of only a few U.S. laboratories accredited for whole sediment toxicity testing. GLEC also maintains NELAP accreditation for chlorophyll and nutrient chemistry testing.