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I-81 Viaduct Preliminary Draft Design Report/DEIS

NYSDOT recently published the Preliminary Draft Design Report/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the I-81 Viaduct Project.  The replacement of I-81 through downtown Syracuse represents a transformative opportunity for regional planning and development.  As both members of the local community and professionals who assisted with preparation of portions of the DEIS, EDR is excited for […]

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EDR Cultural Resources Division Participates in 2019 NYSAA Annual Meeting

EDR’s Cultural Resources Division is proud to sponsor this year’s annual meeting of the New York State Archaeological Association and the spring meeting of the New York Archaeological Council, held on April 26-28 in Johnstown, NY.  The annual conference highlights recent discoveries, research, and issues of professional practice in New York archaeology. Our archaeology staff […]

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Ohio Power Siting Board Approves Willowbrook Solar Farm

Congratulations to Open Road Renewables on the recent approval of the Willowbrook Solar Farm by the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB)!  On April 4th, 2019, the OPSB issued a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need for this 150 megawatt solar project located on approximately 1,700 acres of agricultural land in Concord and White Oak […]

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DWW Solar II Approved In Connecticut

Congratulations to DWW Solar II and our colleagues at Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. (VHB) for successfully obtaining approval for a 26.4-megawatt solar farm in Connecticut.  EDR’s visual experts and landscape architects worked closely with DWW Solar II, VHB, and the Town of Simsbury to develop a visual mitigation strategy which will minimize visual concerns from […]

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EDR GIS Division

EDR GIS Division Attends Annual Conference

The EDR GIS team recently attended the 28th Annual GIS/SIG Conference. The conference covered a variety of topics including applications of GIS in field data collection, planning, web mapping, stormwater management, and more; a discussion of new and improved ESRI software products; and featured a keynote address by Daniel Cole, the GIS Coordinator and Chief […]

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Timber Road IV Wind Farm Approved

Congratulations to the Timber Road IV Wind Farm IV, LLC on the construction approval from the Ohio Power Siting Board,  for the construction of the Timber Road IV Wind Farm located Near Payne, OH. The approved project will consist of up to 37 wind turbines with a potential total generating capacity of up to 125.1 megawatts. […]

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Brazell to present at 2019 New York State Bar Association Meeting

Ben Brazell, Director of Environmental Services for Environmental Design & Research, Landscape Architecture, Engineering & Environmental Services (EDR) is presenting at the 2019 New York State Bar Association Annual meeting in Manhattan. His presentation takes place during the Environmental and Energy Law Section of the annual meeting, and he will be a member of a […]

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EDR Celebrates 2018 Preservation Association of Central New York Award Winners

EDR is pleased to be a sponsor of the Preservation Association of Central New York (PACNY) Annual Preservation Awards. The awards celebrate the success of preservation and its role in the economic, social, and cultural vitality of Central New York. In addition to being a sponsor of the event, EDR is pleased to have been […]

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