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Solar ITC Extension
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Solar ITC Extension

Everything Land Developers need to know about the Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) expansion.

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What is Environmental Due Diligence?
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What is Environmental Due Diligence?

Environmental Due Diligence is the process that evaluates the environmental conditions and risks associated with a property.

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Guide to Wetland Delineation
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Guide to Wetland Delineation

Learn everything you need to know about Wetland Delineation, Wetland Reconnaissance, and Wetland Mitigation

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Environmental Regulations by State: A Guide for Land Developers
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Environmental Regulations by State: A Guide for Land Developers

Find all the important regulations that affect land development for each state.

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Site Selection Process
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Site Selection Process

Learn the different best practices and common steps of the site selection process for land developers.

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State & Local Environmental Regulations
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State & Local Environmental Regulations

Regulations can vary from state to state and county to city. Get insight into local regulations and permitting requirements with Transect.

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California Water Code: California Waters
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California Water Code: California Waters

Learn everything you need to know about the California water code and how California defines different types of waters.

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Bald Eagle & Migratory Bird Treaty Acts
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Bald Eagle & Migratory Bird Treaty Acts

Is bird the word for your project? Learn how the Bald Eagle & Migratory Treaty Acts affect project development.

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Critical Habitat Designation
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Critical Habitat Designation

Learn everything you need to know about Critical Habitat Designation and how it affects land developers.

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Clean Water Act
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Clean Water Act

Everything you need to know about the Clean Water Act and its impact on your project.

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Endangered Species Act
Mapping Resources

Endangered Species Act

Considering which species may be affected as part of your project is a key element in environmental due diligence.

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Endangered Species Mapping & Species of Concern
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Endangered Species Mapping & Species of Concern

Identify which species call your project 'home' with Transect.

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Environmental Permitting
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Environmental Permitting

Everything Land Developers need to know about Environmental Permitting basics.

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Florida Waters & Wetlands
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Florida Waters & Wetlands

Learn everything you need to know about Florida waters and wetlands.

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Ghost Waters: Ephemeral Streams
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Ghost Waters: Ephemeral Streams

Learn everything you need to know about ephemeral streams.

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Greenfield Development
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Greenfield Development

Learn everything you need to know about Greenfield vs Brownfield development.

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Guide to Environmental Consultants
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Guide to Environmental Consultants

What does an Environmental Consultant do?

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Guide to Floodplain Analysis
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Guide to Floodplain Analysis

Learn everything you need to know about Floodplain Analysis, when you need it, and why it is important.

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Guide to Land Surveying
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Guide to Land Surveying

Learn everything you need to know about Land Surveying, when you need it, and why it is important.

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Illinois Waters & Wetlands
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Illinois Waters & Wetlands

Learn everything you need to know about Illinois waters and wetlands.

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Land Development Basics
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Land Development Basics

Learn about land development, buying land, land planning, and due diligence.

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Land Development Project Costs
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Land Development Project Costs

Learn about the common costs for land development projects.

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National Historic Preservation Act
Cultural Resources

National Historic Preservation Act

This act ensures your next project preserves important cultural and historic resources.

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National Environmental Policy Act
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National Environmental Policy Act

Learn how NEPA might impact your business and how to remain compliant.

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New York Waters & Wetlands
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New York Waters & Wetlands

Learn everything you need to know about New York waters and Wetlands.

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Pennsylvania Waters
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Pennsylvania Waters

Learn everything you need to know about Pennsylvania waters.

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Protected Lands
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Protected Lands

Transect multi-layer mapping software shows protected land and other environmental compliance.

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Stream Classification
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Stream Classification

Learn how streams are classified and how this can affect land developers.

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Texas Water Code: Definitions of Waters in Texas
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Texas Water Code: Definitions of Waters in Texas

Learn everything you need to know about the Texas Water Code and its definitions.

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Waters & Wetlands
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Waters & Wetlands

Transect is the leading environmental due diligence software for waterways & wetlands mapping.

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Waters of the United States (WOTUS)
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Waters of the United States (WOTUS)

Learn how Waters of the United States are defined and what it means for Land Developers.

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What is a Habitat Assessment?
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What is a Habitat Assessment?

Learn everything you need to know about Habitat Assessments, when you need them, and why they are important.

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Zoning Overview & Definitions
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Zoning Overview & Definitions

Learn everything you need to know about Zoning.

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Commercial Solar Financing
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Commercial Solar Financing

Everything Land Developers need to know about Commercial Solar Financing.

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Land Development Process
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Land Development Process

Everything Land Developers need to know about the Land Development Process.

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Solar Farm Land Requirements
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Solar Farm Land Requirements

Everything Land Developers need to know about the Solar Farm Land Requirements.

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Navigable Waters Protection Rule
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Navigable Waters Protection Rule

Learn everything you need to know about the Navigable Waters Protection Rule.

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Critical Issues Analysis
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Critical Issues Analysis

Learn everything you need to know about what a Critical Issues Analysis is.

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Solar Energy Communities
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Solar Energy Communities

Learn what an energy community is and how it effects solar developers.

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Battery Storage Basics
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Battery Storage Basics

Everything Land Developers need to know about Battery Storage.

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SHPO
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SHPO

Everything Land Developers need to know about the State Historic Preservation Act and SHPO Reports.

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Building on a Floodplain: Steps to Mitigation
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Building on a Floodplain: Steps to Mitigation

Everything Land Developers need to know about mitigating floodplains.

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Battery Storage for Renewable Energy
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Battery Storage for Renewable Energy

Everything Land Developers need to know about battery storage for renewable energy.

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Virginia Waters
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Virginia Waters

Learn about Virginia Waters and what they mean for Land Developers.

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Battery Storage Costs
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Battery Storage Costs

Learn about battery storage costs and how they impact Land Developers.

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Phase 1 ESA
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Phase 1 ESA

Everything Land Developers need to know about Phase 1 ESAs.

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Recovering America's Wildlife Act of 2023
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Recovering America's Wildlife Act of 2023

Everything Land Developers need to know about the Recovering America's Wildlife Act of 2023.

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Protected Areas
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Protected Areas

Everything Land Developers need to know about the Protected Areas.

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New Jersey Waters
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New Jersey Waters

Learn everything you need to know about New Jersey waters.

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Environmental Justice Grants
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Environmental Justice Grants

Everything Land Developers need to know about Environmental Justice Grants.

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Slope and Aspect for Land Development
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Slope and Aspect for Land Development

Everything Land Developers need to know about the Slope and Aspect for Land Development.

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