Environment

The Economic Value of Protected Open Space in Chester County, PA

May 22, 2019 / Comments Off on The Economic Value of Protected Open Space in Chester County, PA

ESI was commissioned by the Natural Lands Trust, the Chester County Planning Commission and a coalition of funders and business leadership to update a 2010 report on the economic value of open space in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Since the original report, the amount of protected open space has increased significantly to 208.01 square miles. Our […]

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Quantifying the Impact of Completing the East Coast Greenway in the Delaware River Watershed

April 5, 2019 / Comments Off on Quantifying the Impact of Completing the East Coast Greenway in the Delaware River Watershed

ESI, in partnership with NV5, was retained by the East Coast Greenway Alliance to produce a report assessing the impact of completing the East Coast Greenway in the Delaware River Watershed. The East Coast Greenway is developing into one of the nation’s longest continuous biking and walking paths, connecting 15 states and 450 communities from […]

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ESI Study Used in Public Hearing to Decide Fate of the Co-Generation Industry

October 17, 2016 / Comments Off on ESI Study Used in Public Hearing to Decide Fate of the Co-Generation Industry

  October 14, 2016 – Econsult Solutions Inc. (“ESI”), recently completed an economic and environmental impact study report for the Anthracite Region Independent Power Producers Association (ARIPPA). ARIPPA is the trade association that represented 14 of Pennsylvania’s co-generation plants for a public hearing held to preserve a new credit tax measure that is set to […]

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Is Philly Ready for Climate Change?

February 19, 2016 / Comments Off on Is Philly Ready for Climate Change?

Climate Change is Already Here Just two months into the new year, Philadelphia has already experienced a near-record weather event – the January 23 snowstorm that brought 22 inches of snow. Philadelphia residents can expect more events like this in the future, according to a report that was issued in December by the City’s Office […]

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Recap of Climate Change and Housing Market Panel at ESI and Drexel’s Joint Conference

May 28, 2015 / Comments Off on Recap of Climate Change and Housing Market Panel at ESI and Drexel’s Joint Conference

The opening session of Drexel School of Economics and Econsult Solutions’ first “City and the Environment: Topics in Urban Economic Policy” joint conference on Drexel’s campus on May 21 was highlighted by a panel discussion on how climate change can affect the housing market. The panel, which was moderated by Econsult Solutions president and principal […]

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ESI And Drexel University School of Economics Hold First ‘City And The Environment’ Joint Conference

May 28, 2015 / Comments Off on ESI And Drexel University School of Economics Hold First ‘City And The Environment’ Joint Conference

  Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) and Drexel University’s School of Economics held their first “City and the Environment: Topics in Urban Economic Policy” joint conference on Thursday, May 21 at Gerri C. LeBow Hall on Drexel’s campus. The daylong conference featured experts in the housing, urban transportation, climate change and sustainability fields discussing and sharing […]

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