Portfolio Category: Federal

WPAFB Entry Gate Control Environmental Assessment

LJB prepared an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that assessed the impacts that may result from the reconfiguration of traffic entry into Area A at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. LJB addressed the environmental consequences of the proposed action, alternatives to the proposed action, as well as the no action alternative associated with consolidating, relocating, and reconfiguring vehicle ECPs and extending the base perimeter fence to encompass the Kittyhawk Center, enabling it to...
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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Urban Tree Inventory and Assessment

The urban trees at WPAFB provide numerous environmental benefits including reduction of air pollutants, energy conservation, storm water runoff mitigation, and establishing natural habitat. The trees contribute greatly to the quality of life at the Base. LJB performed assessments of Base trees and canopy and ultimate developed an urban forest management plan for the Base that addressed urban forest sustainability. A three-tiered system consisting of GPS technology, map data on a...
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Indiana Dunes – Porter Beach Access Environmental Assessment

Porter Beach, on the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, is a popular public beach on Lake Michigan managed by the National Park Service (NPS). Because of Porter Beach’s popularity during summer months, NPS wanted to investigate whether it would be feasible to construct a new picnic area at the waterfront. LJB investigated the potential traffic and transportation implications that would face NPS and beach visitors. Solutions considered circulation, congestion, pedestrian/bicyclist access...
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Vanderbilt Mansion Conifer Barrier Environmental Assessment

LJB prepared the environmental assessment (EA) for the removal and replacement of a stand of mixed white pine and hemlock trees at Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site (VAMA), west of U.S. Route 9. LJB evaluated possible impacts to cultural resources, vegetation, public health and safety, and visitor use and experience. LJB also facilitated a public scoping meeting for this controversial project and managed the public comments in the NPS Public...
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