Nighat Loya


Nighat Loya (aka Nikki Loya) is an Environmental Compliance Consultant in the Houston area with a Bachelors in Civil Engineering and a Masters in Environmental Engineering. After spearheading the Port of Houston’s Water Program, Nikki started her own Civil Engineering and Environmental Compliance consulting firm in 2015.  As President and CEO at SNM2R, Nikki is involved in all functions from marketing, procurement, and technical reporting for this full-service consulting engineering firm, providing environmental compliance, permitting, inspection, quality assurance, as well as civil and structural engineering and drafting.

In her current role Nikki is geared to provide services to all sectors, including local, state and federal governments, individuals, businesses and corporations.  Nikki has over 21 years of environmental experience including performing Phase I & II environmental site assessments and remedial designs for subsurface petroleum contamination. National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) experience includes preparing Environmental Impact Statements (EIS), Environmental Assessments (EA), Reevaluations, Categorical Exclusions (CE), and Continuous Activity (CA) documents for transportation projects. Performing tasks such as collecting data, and analyzing and determining project impacts on minority, low-income, and Limited English Proficient populations; determining if there is adequate replacement housing or business space for displacements, and performing community impact studies. Collecting and analyzing hazardous materials data, conducting hazardous material assessment write-ups and completing hazardous material site reconnaissance.  

Nikki is also a veteran Public Involvement coordinator, facilitator, and presenter at Public Hearings and Noise Workshops for highway design projects. She has conducted numerous transportation-related hazardous materials investigations, stormwater pollution prevention plans (SWPPP), spill prevention control and countermeasure (SPCC) plans, stormwater management plans (SWMP), Corrective Action Plans (CAPs), waste evaluation and disposal guidance, pollution prevention (P2), as well as preparation of  Environmental Permits, Issues and Commitment (EPIC) coordination documents. Other hazardous materials experience includes conducting lead-based paint inspections and preparing associated risk assessments, asbestos inspections, and mold inspections.

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Contact: (972) 786-2405