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WSP USA to Support NYC Clean Energy Transmission Project

High-voltage transmission line bringing hydropower-generated electricity from Canada to New York City is the largest underground project of its kind ever attempted in North America.
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NEW YORK, August 8, 2022 /3BL Media/ — WSP USA, a leading engineering and environmental professional services consultancy, will provide owner’s engineer and environmental compliance services for the U.S. portion of the Champlain Hudson Power Express transmission line project, the largest underground high-voltage transmission project ever developed and constructed in North America.

WSP USA Lends a Powerful Hand to Midwest Tornado Recovery Efforts

Emergency response on behalf of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers brought critical power back to recovery facility in one of the hardest hit areas in Kentucky.
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When WSP USA’s Timothy Jamison arrived in Dawson Springs, Kentucky a day after a relentless barrage of deadly and destructive tornadoes ripped through the city, nearly everywhere he looked the scene was heartbreaking.

“The path of the tornadoes was approximately 220 miles in length and caused severe damage to anything in their path,” said Jamison, emergency management director for WSP. “We witnessed houses and buildings completely leveled to the ground with cars and other debris strung out for miles around the impacted area.”

WSP USA Tools Set Higher Standards for Identifying Groundwater Contamination

Groundwater Plume Analytics® tools are providing WSP clients with more accurate way to assess hazards; presents data that is more compelling, easier to understand.
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For more than 100 years, a succession of industrial companies polluted a groundwater aquifer in central Canada so thoroughly that it became toxic to drink. Today — more than 30 years after new water supplies were tapped for residents and remediation began — the groundwater is still contaminated.

Climate Finance Advisors Acquisition Expands WSP Sustainability Services

Addition of Washington D.C.-based firm specializing in advising on climate-aligned investment enhances WSP’s commitment to providing clients with sustainable and resilient solutions.
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NEW YORK, February 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ — WSP, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy and a global leader in sustainability and ESG (environmental, social and governance) services, has acquired Climate Finance Advisors (CFA), a prominent climate and finance consultancy based in Washington, D.C.

Dennis Papilion to Helm WSP USA's Industry-Leading Environment Business

Industry veteran with broad experience guiding environmental and engineering consulting organizations takes over leadership role from J. Steven Paquette, who is retiring.
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NEW YORK, January 12, 2022 /3BL Media/ — Dennis Papilion has been hired as president of the Earth & Environment (E&E) business line at WSP USA, a leading environmental, engineering and professional services consultancy. Papilion assumed his executive role on Jan. 10.

How to Leverage CDP Reporting to Benefit Corporate Sustainability Initiatives

WSP USA has identified three essential areas for all organizations to prioritize when preparing and developing a CDP response to communicate sustainability efforts and progress.
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CDP is a global nonprofit organization that develops disclosure questionnaires for companies and cities to report on their climate change, water security, forestry and supply chain management practices. CDP seeks to forge a sustainable economy built on transparency, accountability and collaboration. 

WSP's Tom Lewis on Adopting an Integrated Approach to Sustainability Targets

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This video is sponsored by WSP.

Jim Giles, Carbon Analyst at GreenBiz, interviewed Tom Lewis, Senior Executive of Climate, Resilience and Sustainability at WSP USA, during VERGE 21 (October 25-28, 2021). View archived videos from the conference here: https://www.greenbiz.com/tag/verge-21-archive

WSP and Partners Complete Largest Environmental Restoration Project in U.S. History

Florida Everglades’ man-made wetlands in C-44 Reservoir/Stormwater Treatment Area will restore, protect and preserve wildlife and communities.
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INDIANTOWN, Fla., November 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ — On Friday, Nov. 19, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) marked the completion of the C-44 Reservoir/Stormwater Treatment Area (STA), a 6,300-acre man-made wetland area designed to restore, protect and preserve water resources in the region.

10 Questions: Reducing the Risk of Highly Toxic PFAS in the Environment

WSP USA’s Matt Burns discusses prevalence of the hazardous chemical, where it’s found, its environmental impact, and how his team helps clients with remediation efforts.
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PFAS – an acronym for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances – are a class of widely used chemicals that are very persistent, toxic and mobile in the environment.

Manufactured since the 1940s, PFAS materials have been used in a variety of industrial and household products, including firefighting foam, paint, water-repelling and stain-resisting fabrics, paper products, non-stick products, cosmetics, food packaging, metal plating and electronics manufacturing.

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