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ESS Group June News & Events
News, Updates & Project Highlights
June 8th is World Oceans Day Our planet's biggest celebration of the ocean and its resources is held every June 8th. This year the theme is "Youth: the Next Wave for Change" and all are encouraged to reach out to young people in our communities to inspire them to learn more about our oceans and conservation of them.
For more information, visit www.worldoceansday.org.
Updated GSA Catalogue ESS has recently updated its GSA Catalogue for 2012. The GSA Environmental Services Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) 899, streamlines the contracting process for agencies by providing a faster, more cost-efficient means to meet their environmental requirements. ESS offers Environmental Consulting Services; Geographic Information Systems; and Remediation & Reclamation Services through GSA.
ESS to Evaluate Offshore Wind Facility Lighting Schemes for Bureau of Ocean Energy Management ESS was recently awarded a BOEM contract to review and evaluate how proposed offshore wind facility lighting schemes may impact coastal and marine wildlife (i.e., birds, bats, marine mammals, sea turtles, and fish). The results of the study will provide additional knowledge needed for balanced decision making in the management and development of renewable energy and alternate use projects on the Federal waters of the Outer Continental Shelf. Specific tasks will include reviewing existing scientific studies on lighting scheme impacts; compiling offshore wind facility guidelines, rules, and regulations; and identifying impacts and mitigation measures.
Groundbreaking on Historic Hayden Building Restoration ESS congratulates Historic Boston Inc. and their development team for the historic Hayden Building renovation on its recent groundbreaking. ESS provided Civil Engineering services for the project. The building, designed by prominent American architect Henry Hobson Richardson, is considered a prototype for the modern skyscraper. Richardson also designed Trinity Church in Boston. Completion of the $5.8 million renovation is expected early next year.
Recent & Upcoming Events
EBC 22nd Annual Meeting & EBEE Awards ESS is a proud sponsor of the Environmental Business Council of New England (EBC) 22nd Annual Meeting and EBEE Awards. This event recognizes companies, organizations, and individuals for achievements in the promotion of a sustainable, clean environment.
June 6, 2012 Burlington, MA More Event Information
CPES Dinner Meeting Senior Vice President Chris Rein will represent ESS at the Connecticut Power and Energy Society (CPES) dinner meeting titled, "Realizing Value in Renewable Energy Credits." A panel of industry professionals will discuss the status of the Renewable Portfolio Standards requirement and opportunities for "ZRECs and LRECs," as well as the Connecticut Clean Energy Options / Voluntary Renewable Energy Program.
June 13, 2012 Cromwell, CT More Event Information
New England Electricity Restructuring Roundtable Mike Feinblatt, ESS Practice Leader for Energy & Industrial Services, and George Bacon, Senior Project Manager, will attend this roundtable event, which meets six times per year to discuss current topics related to revolutionary changes in the electric power industry in Massachusetts and throughout New England. The focus of this roundtable will be "The Impact of Natural Gas on the Future of Electricity Markets and Clean Energy Strategies in New England."
June 15, 2012 Boston, MA More Event Information
Renewable Energy Industry Day Senior Consultant Rick Lutz will represent ESS at the Joint U.S. Army - U.S. Air Force Renewable Energy Industry Day. This event brings together government and industry leaders to discuss opportunities for public-private collaboration in renewable energy development. Senior Army and Air Force energy officials will provide information on renewable energy goals as well as the processes for seeking to establish partnerships with the private sector.
June 12, 2012 Arlington, VA More event information