Alyssa Jacobs, PWS
Alyssa Jacobs has more than 17 years of experience in wetland ecology, vegetation monitoring, habitat inventories, wetland restoration and environmental regulatory analysis. She has managed several multi-year permitting efforts and acts as primary client contact and regulatory liaison for large-scale projects, most recently for airport and roadway transportation projects. At Epsilon, Ms. Jacobs works on inland and coastal permitting actions at the local, state and federal levels including wetland jurisdictional determinations and delineations, preparation of permit applications such as Notices of Intent, Water Quality Certifications, and MEPA and NEPA documents, presentations to public agencies and permit compliance monitoring for residential, commercial, and industrial and public sector projects.
Ms. Jacobs is a Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS).
Brian Lever has more than 16 years of experience in architectural history, archaeology and preservation planning. Mr. Lever provides assistance to clients in meeting regulatory requirements through consultation with state and federal agencies and the preparation of historic preservation compliance documentation. He has experience in implementing Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, and related local, state, and federal environmental laws, regulations, and guidelines affecting historic resources. Additionally, Mr. Lever has expertise in state and federal historic rehabilitation tax credits and formerly was the Senior Preservation Planner for the City of Newton.
Holly Carlson Johnston
Holly Carlson Johnston has a strong background in environmental law, geology, groundwater resources, coastal processes, and urban geography. Her project experience in over 15 years at Epsilon includes offshore wind transmission and other linear infrastructure projects, real estate development, waterfront permitting, coastal science/management issues, dredging and disposal site analysis and permitting, site remediation, field investigations, and scientific research. She has also testified as an expert witness and conducted regulatory research to aid permitting efforts. Ms. Johnston provides integral permitting assistance on local, state, and federal levels working closely with a range of regulatory agencies.