JASON TOURSCHER - COO/DIRECTOR OF PERMITTING
“We are known for our wind projects, but Shoener has a breadth of experience in all types of national energy projects – solar, fiber optic, hydroelectric and utility. If it involves the land or renewable energies, we can handle any project, anywhere.”
Jason’s professional experience includes environmental permitting, federal and state reviews (NEPA, SEQRA, etc.), threatened and endangered species surveys, and site assessments throughout the northeastern United States. As a project manager for several large energy-related projects in Pennsylvania and New York, he has prepared environmental permits and represented clients’ interests with federal, state, and local regulatory agencies. Jason holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Ecology and Environmental Biology and a Master’s in Biology, both from Shippensburg University. He is a Certified Ecologist through the Ecological Society of America, recognized by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a qualified surveyor for Phase 1 bog turtle surveys in eastern New York, and holds a Wild Plant Management Permit for threatened and endangered plant surveys in Pennsylvania.