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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From Writing Textbooks to Solving Complex Problems: MFA Toxicologist Amplifies Research Training

In our daily lives we are constantly exposed to ever-changing mixtures of chemicals, and existing tools for figuring out how these chemical mixtures affect our health are not necessarily comprehensive. This is largely because they do not...

Blair Paulik, PhD Air Quality, Health & Safety, Sediment, Stormwater
4 May th
Innovative Dredging and Sediment Disposal Benefit Lower Columbia River Community

Like many small, rural communities, Cathlamet, Washington, is transitioning from dependence upon commercial fishing and timber jobs to new methods of economic development, in part relying on a healthy tourism industry to keep the town’s...

James Maul, RG, LG Ports, Sediment
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  • Willamette Falls Legacy Project

    Client: METRO

  • Lower Grand Employment Area Action Plan

    Client: City of Vancouver

  • 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
  • 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