YOUR GUIDE TO DRONES IN ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING: How Drones Are Mapping Sites, Improving Water Quality & Managing Infrastructure

drones in engineering

Your Guide to UAVs in Environmental Engineering Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs, also known as drones) can be a helpful tool for many companies, government agencies and other organizations. They may be considered cutting-edge technology, but their use has been around for longer than most might realize. Use of small drones in the commercial space formally… Read More

New York State Proposes Regulations to Enable Speedy Implementation of Renewable Energy Projects

On April 3, 2020, New York State authorized the Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and Community Benefit Act, which is aimed at improving the location and construction of large-scale renewable energy projects in an environmentally responsible and cost-effective manner. This Act led to the establishment of the Office of Renewable Energy Siting (ORES), which is responsible… Read More

NYSDEC and NYSERDA Take Steps to Support Implementation of State’s Nation-Leading Climate

The New York State Department of Conservation (NYSDEC) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), whose leaders oversee the State’s Climate Action Council, recently appointed members to the newly created “Just Transition” Working Group as well as six (6) Advisory Panels that will work alongside the Council to implement changes intended… Read More

10 Things to Include in Your New York State COVID Business Safety Plan for Reopening

New York State’s PAUSE is slowing lifting across the State region by region, with Long Island’s Phase I businesses given the green light to resume operations effective May 27th.  Phase I businesses include construction, curbside retail service, manufacturing, and wholesale trade.  Phase II businesses including professional services, finance and insurance, administrative support, retail and real… Read More