Lara Aston

Project Manager
HydroPASSAGE project roles:
•Serves as the project manager
•Co-leads engagement with hydropower industry

Lara Aston is a Research Scientist and Project Manager at PNNL and has more than 20 years of professional experience in basic and applied research and project management. She has a strong background in environmental assessment, ecological restoration, environmental permitting, and stakeholder engagement. Ms. Aston has over 12 years of experience with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance for energy development projects and her strength lies within her ability to manage the complexities of interdisciplinary programs by possessing the technical knowledge to collaborate with other scientists, engineers, and regulatory agency officials and experts from various disciplines.

Education: M.Sc. Environmental Science - University of Washington

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