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Aspen Energy Economists Attend Rutgers CRRI Conference

Aspen’s Senior Associates Catherine Elder and Richard McCann attended the 26th Annual Western Conference for the Rutgers Center for Research in Regulated Industries on June 19-21, 2013 in Monterey, California. Catherine Elder presented her new paper, “Fracking: The Sequel”, discussing why the shale gale’s roar […]

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Aspen Has a Hand in Urban Lake Restoration

Mountain Lake, one of the few natural lakes remaining in San Francisco, is located on the Presidio of San Francisco, adjacent to a popular City park. The lake formed in dunes above the Pacific Ocean and, based on radiocarbon dating, is believed to be almost 2,000 years old. Over the past 200 years the lake has undergone substantial change. […]

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Aspen’s Heather Blair to Present at EUCI Conference

Aspen Environmental Group Senior Associate Heather Blair will be attending the EUCI Electrical T&D Project Management Case Studies Conference in Anaheim, California April 8-9, 2013. […]

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Aspen Wins AEP Award for Ocotillo Wind Energy Facility EIR/EIS

Aspen Environmental Group, together with the Bureau of Land Management and the County of Imperial, was recently recognized by the California Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) with the 2013 “Outstanding Environmental Analysis” award for preparation of the Ocotillo Wind Energy Facility Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR). This facility was proposed by Ocotillo Express LLC on Bureau of Land Management land near the unincorporated community of Ocotillo in Imperial County. […]

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Aspen VP Susan Lee Presents at Renewable Energy Roundtable

Aspen Environmental Group Vice President Susan Lee spoke at the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership’s Renewable Energy Roundtable on February 21st, 2013. She described Aspen’s work for the California Public Utilities Commission and the Bureau of Land Management on the “Colorado River-Devers Project” (previously known as the Devers-Palo Verde No. 2 Transmission Project). This 500 kV transmission project will carry generation […]

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Aspen’s Suzanne Phinney Makes Presentation to Nevada Public Utility Commission

Aspen Environmental Group Senior Associate Suzanne Phinney made a presentation entitled “California Renewable Energy and Water Resources” to the Nevada Public Utility Commissioners on January 22, 2013. In the presentation, she discussed the role of water use in electricity generation in California, particularly as it relates to renewable energy and provided examples of changes that solar thermal power plant operators have made to reduce water use. […]

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Aspen Opens Office in Palm Springs

Aspen Environmental Group is pleased to announce the opening of our newest office in central Palm Springs. Aspen’s Palm Springs office will offer the same high-quality services and expertise as our other 7 offices in the western U.S. with particular emphases in NEPA/CEQA compliance and monitoring for large-scale desert solar and wind energy projects. […]

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