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ESS October News & Events

October 22, 2014


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Jim Riordan Appointed to RI State Planning Council

Congratulations to Principal Scientist Jim Riordan, AICP, LEED AP on his recent appointment to the Rhode Island State Planning Council. A group of 25 members who represent a wide range of interests, the Council is responsible for adopting goals and policies to help form the State Guide Plan. Council members include representatives of state agencies, local governments, citizens from various geographic areas of the state, and federal advisory members. More >>

Securing Long-Term Access to Transmission Lines

transmission-matMany electric transmission lines across the nation are aging, making them candidates for rebuilding. Some of this infrastructure requires replacement due to concerns about electric reliability, while some may require upgrading to meet projected load growth and increased capacity needs or to help bring new resources to the market, such as renewables. Whether driven by reliability, capacity requirements, or new generating resources, transmission facility owners are evaluating their aging infrastructure to determine the most effective and efficient ways to implement improvements. More >>

Integrated Municipal Stormwater and Wastewater Planning

In order to comply with Clean Water Act (CWA) requirements, many states and municipalities focus on individual CWA requirements for protecting water quality instead of using an integrated approach that addresses the most serious water quality issues first and in the most cost-effective manner. Learn how integrated stormwater management techniques are solving stormwater and wastewater issues. More >>



EBC Water Resource Management Program

ESS Attendees: Steve Roy

October 10, 2014 | Boston, MA | More Info

NEWEA Watershed Management & Stormwater Conference

ESS Presenters: Jim Riordan

October 16, 2014 | Mystic, CT | More Info

SNEAPA Conference

ESS Presenters: Jim Riordan & Gordon Perkins

October 23-24, 2014 | Providence, RI | More Info


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