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Congratulations Mohawk Solar

EDR congratulates Avangrid Renewables on the recent approval by the New York Siting Board, of Mohawk Solar the first such approval for a utility-scale solar project in New York State.  On November 19, 2020, the Siting Board issued an Order Granting a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need  Order Granting a Certificate of Environmental […]

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EDR Congratulates the Winners of PACNY’s Annual Awards for 2020!

EDR is once again proud to be a sponsor for the Annual Preservation Awards hosted by the Preservation Association of Central New York (PACNY). The event honors the projects and people throughout Central New York, dedicated to preserving the community’s history. “We are excited and thankful for these positive preservation projects contributing to our local […]

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Congratulations to Jane Rice!

Congratulations to Jane Rice, JD, AICP, Principal for community services at EDR, for her recent recognition from the New York State Planning Federation. She received the John O. Cross Award for excellence in the field of planning, zoning, and land use practices. The award is given in honor of the former chair of the Town […]

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Hatch Presents at the 2020 Upstate APA Virtual Conference

Kyle Hatch, Planner with EDR will participate in the 2020 APA NY Upstate Chapter Virtual Conference’s presentation on “Improving Equity & Access to Healthy Infrastructure.” The session will discuss a Health Impact Assessment currently being conducted by a multidisciplinary team in Rochester that aims to understand what keeps vulnerable populations from utilizing a 3-county stretch […]

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EDR’s OSW Team Celebrates a Whirlwind Year

The offshore wind industry is nothing new to the EDR Visualization or Cultural Resources teams as they have been involved in project work since the very start of offshore wind development in the US. So, it was a perfect fit a year ago when EDR brought on several new staff to expand the firm’s capabilities […]

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Saving the Basilica: Congratulations Kristen Olson!

Congratulations to Kristen Olson, an EDR Project Architectural Historian, who is the co-author of Saving the Basilica – the cover article for the current issue of Applicator magazine.  The Basilica of St. Lawrence is a treasured local landmark in Asheville, North Carolina that was built between 1905 and 1908 and is listed on the National […]

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Elevating Erie: Realizing Community Vision

A new bike path in Dewitt is the result of vision and perseverance for Sam Gordon, EDR Senior Project Manager for Community Planning. “In the beginning, no one was thinking about the importance of creating a trail linkage along the historical Erie Canal corridor through DeWitt. Bike and pedestrian infrastructure were lacking or non-existent all […]

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Solar Energy for New York

New York State recently passed the Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and Community Benefit Act as part of its progressive renewable energy policy, including a mandate to achieve 70 percent of the state’s electricity from renewable sources by 2030.  EDR is the industry leader for environmental permitting for renewable energy projects in New York, including preparing […]

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