Planning, science and engineering for our clients and the environment

Begin with the end in mind

We start by understanding your Vision, Mission, Goals and Objectives. It’s about what you want to accomplish. Whether you are a heavy industry, private business, public agency, or a mission-driven nonprofit, we are committed to achieving your desired results and outcomes.

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MFA is unique. I have come to expect having great people working on my project. Every person I meet from MFA is highly intelligent, consistently motivated and professionally competent.

–Daniel Silver, Successor Coeur d’Alene Custodial and Work Trust Manager

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Communication and Outreach Services: Another MFA Evolution

Since MFA’s founding as a small group of mostly engineers and scientists conducting environmental investigations and design work, we have grown not only in number of people but also in scope of services.  We have also grown in our...

Charla Skaggs Blogs, Planning & Community Development
Learn What’s New With The Oregon 1200-Z Stormwater Discharge Permit

After issuing two draft permits and reviewing two rounds of public comments, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality renewed the 1200-Z Stormwater Discharge Permit, which became effective on August 1. MFA tracked the permit renewal...

Ada H. Banasik, PE Blogs, Environmental, Stormwater
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  • Astoria Sports Complex

    Client: City of Astoria and Columbia Memorial Hospital

  • Cowlitz County Landfill Closure

    Client: Cowlitz County

  • Adaptive Re-Use Study: Northern State Hospital

    Client: Port of Skagit

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Services
  • Environmental
  • Engineering
  • Planning & Community Development
  • Health & Safety
  • GIS & Data Management
  • Economics
  • Environmental

    Transitioning sites from a substantial environmental liability into a productive asset requires applying science and technology with a deep understanding of regulatory requirements, available funding, market forces, and site conditions. Continue Reading

  • Engineering

    Engineering can be complex, and when you overlay environmental constraints it becomes more complex. An integrated approach to engineering from design, through construction makes projects simple, effective and implementable. Continue Reading

  • Planning & Community Development

    Redevelopment, job growth and leveraging existing assets demands problem-solving skills and creative insight to create opportunities, facilitate partnerships, and gain community support. Results oriented planning is focused on achieving desired outcomes and adding value to projects and communities. Continue Reading

  • Health & Safety

    An effective health and safety program makes a business better and employees safer. Developing this program includes regulatory compliance, risk reduction, clear communication, and practical solutions focused on improving business practices. Continue Reading

  • GIS & Data Management

    Information is mined to answer challenging questions and make better project decisions. Geographic, environmental, demographic and site data are analyzed and displayed graphically to create knowledge for informed decisions Continue Reading

  • Economics

    Whether a cost-benefit analysis, ecosystem services and natural resource valuation, or quantifying the impacts of proposed regulations, economic analysis helps answer important questions of cost, value, and benefits. Continue Reading