Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Veteran Jeff Smith Joins Braun Intertec

Braun Intertec, a Minneapolis-based engineering, consulting and testing firm with offices throughout the United States, is pleased to announce Jeff Smith, a 30-year veteran of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), has joined the Braun Intertec Environmental Consulting Group as a principal scientist and director of environmental compliance and permitting for the Upper Midwest. In his new role, Smith will be responsible for developing the environmental permitting and compliance practice and providing clients with best-in-class regulatory services. Jeff Smith, Principal Scientist and Director of Environmental Compliance and Permitting “I am delighted to welcome Jeff Smith to Braun Intertec,” says CEO,...

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[OnDemand Webinar] Federal Environmental Policy Update: Upcoming Regulatory Changes

Wetlands delineation

Many of the most significant federal statutes regarding environmental protection and policy became law in the 1970s. However, these 1970’s-era laws are not static. Changing perspectives, scientific understanding, priorities and political views all affect how these laws are implemented. While the text of laws such as the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Clean Water Act (CWA), and Endangered Species Act (ESA) have not changed, the federal regulations which implement these laws are subject to change. Furthermore, the outcomes of litigation can also affect how these laws are interpreted and enforced. This webinar will discuss some of the recent and...

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[OnDemand Webinar] Environmental Review, Permitting and Compliance

Wetland delineation

View a recorded version of our webinar. Our presentation will strengthen your knowledge on wetland issues as they affect industry and development, with a focus on understanding tasks and milestones that are necessary to avoid project delays and regulatory violations. We will discuss federal regulations, such as Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, and select state regulations....

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