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Richard Burke, CEP

Southern California Practice Leader for Planning, Permitting & Licensing

Richard Burke, CEP

Richard Burke has over 35 years of experience in managing environmental planning, permitting, and compliance practices, and in serving major clients in the capacity of technical, project and program management. He provides environmental services to local, state, and federal government agencies, and private organizations and has provided training on implementing environmental requirements. He has particular experience in leading teams that enable clients to comply with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and other state and federal environmental regulations. Mr. Burke has supervised design programs, planning and environmental studies, permitting activities, and construction monitoring programs for public agencies and industry throughout California and the United States. He has overseen projects for power plants, solar facilities, transmission lines, refineries, marine oil terminals, pipelines, Superfund sites, landfills, railroads, ports, mines, airports, highways, transit programs, water and wastewater facilities, and other commercial and industrial developments. The broad range of his experience has given Richard the opportunity to understand and meet the needs of clients at municipal, state, and federal levels. As a Certified Environmental Professional, Richard promotes best practices for environmental management and teaches an advanced degree class in CEQA and NEPA at Loyola Marymount University. Contact him at rburke@trcsolutions.com.