New On-Demand Webinars on Planning and Environment Linkages

BACKGROUND: The webinars are three presentations from PEL experts and practitioners working in various roles related to PEL. Topics covered in the webinars include an overview of PEL authorities and available resources from FHWA, information about a state-level implementation of PEL, and the early involvement of resource agencies when using PEL approaches (specifically from the perspective of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)).

WEBINAR SPEAKERS: The three presentations include:

  • PEL Today: An FHWA Overview of PEL
    • Presented by Rob Ayers, AICP, Environmental Protection Specialist, FHWA Resource Center
  • Colorado’s Practice: PEL Program
    • Presented by Troy Halouska, PEL Program Manager, Colorado Department of Transportation
  • Opportunities for PEL Activities and Early Coordination with USACE
    • Presented by Sarah Wingert, National Transportation Liaison, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The on-demand webinars are available for viewing on the FHWA Environmental Review Toolkit website. Please feel free to share this information with your State and MPO counterparts. Thanks to the webinar speakers and your interest in PEL. If you have questions about this resource or about PEL approaches, please contact Marisel Lopez-Cruz at [email protected] or Larry Anderson at [email protected].