(831) 425-2608 info@allterraenv.com

Allterra Environmental, Inc.

Founded over a decade ago, Allterra Environmental, Inc. (Allterra) is recognized for being a highly effective, client-focused, multidisciplinary environmental consulting and management firm. We are a full-service organization with highly skilled environmental professionals in a variety of science, geology, and engineering disciplines, providing a mixture of traditional environmental site remediation and compliance services, as well as cutting-edge and sustainable technical solutions.

Allterra’s extended capabilities, local presence, and combined expertise ensure timely, cost-effective project performance for commercial, industrial, and municipal clients throughout California.

Contact Us:

Office: 831-425-2608 | Fax: 831-425-2609
info@allterraenv.com | www.allterraenv.com
207-B McPherson St, Santa Cruz, California 95060



Permitting and Compliance

Allterra provides a wide range of regulatory assistance services for compliance with numerous agency requirements. Through our extensive work with them, we are cognizant of the varying personalities, strengths, and weaknesses at specific agencies and conduct our negotiation efforts accordingly. Allterra has achieved a long record of success through effective communication and strong technical positioning.


Investigation and Remediation

Since the firm’s founding in 2004, Allterra has specialized in thorough and focused site investigations that provide data to accurately represent environmental conditions. Allterra has conducted complex remedial investigations, feasibility studies, remedial design, oversight, and implementation for numerous impacted sites throughout California. We maintain an array of technical and regulatory expertise to ensure solutions are compliant, feasible, and appropriate to the project.


Geologic Hazards

Allterra provides comprehensive geologic hazard investigations for projects ranging from simple lot line adjustments to full- scale geologic reports for new developments. We also provide preliminary geologic assessments for real estate transactions and project guidance to conform with city, county, and state requirements. The purpose of our assessments is to incorporate avoidance and/or mitigation of identified geologic hazards into project planning and design.

Sustainable Solutions

Allterra is remarkably proficient at managing wide-ranging projects that span multiple disciplines and present numerous challenges. We have utilized our engineering and geology background to offer clients an array of water conservation and energy efficiency services. Allterra recognizes that conventional remediation technologies are not always environmentally sustainable. We look at energy savings, waste minimization, and protection of natural resources as part of our remedial feasibility studies.

The Allterra Difference


Our scientists, engineers, and regulatory experts have conducted hundreds of site assessments to satisfy federal, state, and local regulations. Our field staff utilizes a wide range of techniques – depending on the need.


Allterra is recognized as an industry leader in efficient and effective site investigations and cleanups. Our innovative approaches have saved our clients hundreds of thousands of dollars in remediation costs.

Service Oriented

Allterra engineers and geologists help clients comply with environmental regulations, optimize their operations, and reduce risk. We also incorporate sustainability goals into the solution of environmental problems.

The Allterra Team

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAt Allterra, our best product is the smart and creative thinking that we provide to our clients every day. This means that we must hire, develop, and retain the sharpest technical people in the business. We focus on hiring technical professionals with advanced degrees in key disciplines. We continually develop and challenge our professionals with new opportunities in a supportive, healthy, and safe atmosphere. Allterra’s unique team includes a highly motivated group of advanced-degreed professionals in the fields of engineering, hydrogeology, geology, chemistry, biology, toxicology, industrial hygiene, and public policy, supported by a dedicated staff of database, graphics design, CADD, and administrative professionals. Allterra’s internal quality control programs provide the mechanism for effective utilization of staff at all levels, conserving project resources.

Focus On Safety

Safety is always of paramount importance at Allterra. Our staff is trained to implement and follow safe work practices on all projects – a core value that is reinforced during field activities every day.


Allterra has worked in multiple major industry sectors and achieved an impressive track record of completing projects on time and within budget, with minimal disruptions to daily facility operations. Our mission on every project is complete satisfaction for our clients. 

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Effective leadership is the ability to successfully organize, integrate, and maximize resources to achieve particular tasks and common goals. The leaders at Allterra excel at what they do, turning vision into reality, inspiring trust and confidence, and ultimately bringing the best possible service to our clients. Their collective experience is the strongest asset Allterra provides.

JAMES ALLEN, PRESIDENT AND CEO As president of Allterra, James has actively led Allterra to its current status as one of the fastest growing environmental consulting and construction companies in Northern California. He has nearly 20 years of experience in hazardous materials investigation and remediation management, renewable energy, and sustainability.

NATHANIEL ALLEN, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER With more than 15 years in the environmental industry, Nathaniel currently drives all sales and marketing functions region wide. His wide-ranging duties demonstrate highly developed supervisory skills as well as strategic planning and implementation capabilities.

JOE MANGINE, ENVIRONMENTAL DIVISION DIRECTOR Bringing over 15 years of technical leadership as a senior geologist, Joe continues to develop the evolution of Allterra as a fast growing, industry leader. His areas of expertise include contaminant fate and transport, remedial evaluation/implementation, vapor intrusion, and project management.


The following is a list of Allterra’s current licenses and certifications:

  • Professional Engineer (C17487, M26199)
  • Professional Geologist (7528, 8423, 8977)
  • Professional Hydrogeologist (844)
  • Contractors License (847973 – A, B, HAZ)
  • Registered Environmental Assessor, Level II (20274, 30258)
  • Certified Small Business Enterprise (1568700)!
  • Certified Green Business

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