About our companyGRAVitate Limited Liability Company, a certified WBE, was established in 2015. Our mission is to provide clients across the U.S. with the absolute best advice and service for complying with Federal environmental laws and providing geographic information systems (GIS) and other technological solutions with a highly skilled professional team using common sense, client-focus, and practical experience. Drawing from our modest Texas origins, we prioritize relationships as a primary means toward prosperity. We work for family and hope to build partnerships through our diligent work efforts in such a way we eventually can call our clients kin.
GRAVitate, LLC.’s experts have completed over 500 projects spanning over 50 combined years and hold numerous permits, registrations, and certifications. We have conducted protocol archaeological surveys, monitoring, site recordation, visual and setting assessments, tribal consultations, historic building evaluations, and mitigation efforts for federal and state permits including Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Reclamation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Federal Communications Commission, Department of Defense, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Transportation, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, and Department of Environmental Quality throughout the United States and Texas. In large part, these investigations were conducted as fulfillment of permitting requirements for the exploration and development of federal oil and gas and mineral resources; development and maintenance of transmission, telecommunications, rail, transportation, and pipe lines; development of renewable energy resources; remediation or cleanup of Superfund facilities; and a suite of other development, maintenance, demolition, and remediation undertakings. GRAVitate’s primary objective is finding reasonable solutions to move responsible projects forward.
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Natalie J. Graves, M.A.
Natalie Graves serves as the Principal Owner of GRAVitate LLC., is a highly qualified archaeologist and architectural historian with an M.A. in anthropology, and who has a strong understanding of Plains, Rocky Mountains, and Intermountain West archaeology. Ms. Graves received her M.A. in anthropology from the University of Oklahoma in 2006 and is a registered professional archaeologist permitted to conduct cultural resources investigations throughout the U.S. She is knowledgeable of regional antiquities codes and has expert-level understanding of the National Historic Preservation Act and the requirements of federal regulatory agencies such as the BLM, USFS, BoR, FCC, FERC, USACE, DOE, DOD, and the EPA.
Her expertise resulted in being selected as the on-demand firm by the Oklahoma Transportation Department for their EC-1901 – On-Demand Environmental Services for Local Government Projects contract in 2017-2018. She currently leads all projects related to historic properties assessments for communications tower sites in Texas, Arkansas, Colorado, Alabama, and Oklahoma; on intensive investigations for oil and gas projects in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Missouri; for developing a Programmatic Agreement and Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plan for NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), between NASA JSC, the Texas Historical Commission, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and National Park Service; and completing HABS/HAER documentation for select buildings slated for demolition at NASA JSC, Houston. Ms. Graves lead the reporting on a historic and architecture resource investigation of 455 facilities at NASA JSC, Houston, Texas, that included the historic context development and boundary definition of the JSC Historic District with SHPO concurrence that is currently being submitted to the Library of Congress.