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Environmental Compliance Expert, Adam Cleary, joins Walnut Creek office

Adam Cleary Senior Consultant Natural Resources Management Science and Environment

Adam Cleary, Senior Consultant

Adam has more than 15 years of environmental program experience, which includes work for large utilities in the power generation, gas transmission, and electric transmission sectors.

Adam’s previous experience includes managing teams overseeing the environmental compliance and permitting for large utility projects. 

He is experienced collaborating with environmental nongovernmental agencies, state and federal regulators, and providing stakeholder communications to all affected parties.

Adam has experience in the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) regulations and the utility project requirements under the Clean Water Act, state and federal Endangered Species Act, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and the California Public Utilities Commission. He is an experienced people leader, having managed large teams of environmental professionals.

“Adam brings a wealth of experience on significant utility projects, where he led safety, sustainability, and compliance efforts,” said Cardno Business Unit Leader Katie Ross-Smith. “He is known for being innovative, adaptable and focused on people, and we are fortunate to have him on our team.”

For more information:

Adam Cleary
Senior Consultant
Phone: +1-925-487-5172

Katie Ross-Smith
Business Unit Leader, Natural Resources
Phone: +1-916-386-3820

Nancy Cline
Vice President Marketing & Communications
Phone: +1-813-664-4500


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