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Ontario County to Adopt Agricultural Enhancement Plan

Will Rogers famously stated that “the farmer has to be an optimist, or he wouldn’t still be a farmer.”  EDR has been proud to assist Ontario County’s farmers (and optimists) in updating their Agricultural Enhancement Plan.  After a successful open house last month, the plan was formally presented to the Board of Supervisors at a […]

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Hillcrest Solar Approved for Construction

Congratulations to Open Road Renewables for the recent approval of the Hillcrest Solar project! The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) recently authorized the construction of Hillcrest Solar I, a 125-megawatt solar project located on approximately 1,100 acres of farmland in Green Township, Hardin County. The project was one of the first of its kind reviewed […]

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Cassadaga Wind: The First Article 10 Application Approved in New York State

EDR is excited to announce the approval of the first ever Application for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need under Article 10 of the NYS Public Service Law. Everpower Wind Holdings is developing the Cassadaga Wind Farm, which will include up to 48 wind turbines generating 126 megawatts of electricity.  The project is […]

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Liverpool Village Cemetery Secures Grant for Improvements

EDR congratulates our client the Liverpool Village Cemetery Committee on the receipt of a grant administered through the state Dormitory Authority with assistance from Assemblywomen Pamela Hunter. EDR’s cultural resources, planning, and landscape architecture staff are assisting the Village of Liverpool and Cemetery Committee to prepare a schematic design for restoration of this National Register-listed […]

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EDR Drone Services

EDR’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) pilots are taking advantage of the recent technological advances in UAS survey and point cloud processing. Working with architectural historians and our engineers, EDR has developed a workflow for the survey and data processing associated with existing conditions surveys or buildings and sites throughout the northeast.  Our pilots have been […]

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Deerfield Wind Begins Commercial Operation

EDR congratulates the U.S. Forest Service and Avangrid Renewables on the achievement of a significant milestone.  Deerfield Wind Farm began commercial operation on December 29, 2017 – and it is the first wind farm on U.S. Forest Service lands nationwide!  Located in Bennington County in southern Vermont, the project includes 15 wind turbines that are […]

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New Year, New Promotions!

With the New Year officially underway, EDR would like to thank all our staff for their hard work and contributions in 2017 and celebrate the following well-deserved promotions! Carolyne Bean to Managing Engineer Steve Breitzka to Senior Managing Landscape Architect Andrew Britton to Senior Managing Landscape Architect/Branch Manager Justin Chiera to Senior Project Engineer Lindsay Dressel […]

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Southern New England Offshore Wind Energy Science Forum

Gordon Perkins spoke last week at the Southern New England Offshore Wind Energy Science Forum at The University of Rhode Island.  Gordon spoke about research and advancements made in the field of visual impact assessment since the construction of America’s first offshore windfarm, The Block Island Wind Farm.  It was a great opportunity for stakeholders, […]

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