Technical lead for Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) and Environmental Assessments (EA) where proposed actions will impact birds.
These projects include but are not limited to alternative analysis for off road vehicle use at Cape Hatteras and Cape Lookout National Seashores and the impact of recreation at Golden Gate National Seashore – both for the National Park Service (NPS). Also, for NPS, Podolsky has analyzed the impact of telecommunication towers within Rock Creek Park in Washington.
Podolsky has also been a peer reviewer for the avian studies done by the Cape Wind offshore project in Massachusetts. Podolsky has also conducted numerous Section 7 (Endangered Species Act) consultations associated with telecom towers and wind turbines proposed in or near to endangered species habitats in the Hawaiian Islands and elsewhere.