Environmental Restoration & Habitat Assessment

Hudson River Shoreline Restoration Alternatives Analysis

The Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve and the Hudson River Estuary Program (both part of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation), in conjunction with the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission, contracted the ASA Team (ASA and Alden Research Laboratory) to investigate options for replacing hardened shorelines with “soft engineering” technologies which can maintain current sociological functions while restoring ecological function of the habitat.

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E.F. Barrett Power Station §316(b) SPDES Permitting & SEQR Analysis

As part of SPDES permitting, ASA assisted National Grid in the evaluation of BTA alternatives for minimizing the environmental effects of Barrett’s CWIS and thermal discharge on receiving waters of Hempstead Bay.

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