CINCINNATI, OHIO…ISSUED NOVEMBER 3, 2016… GZA, a leading environmental and geotechnical consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Carol McKnight, a Senior Project Manager in the Cincinnati office was recently a featured speaker at the September 29th Kentucky Oil & Gas Association (KOGA) Western Kentucky Technical Program and Dinner, held at the Owensboro Convention Center in Owensboro, Kentucky.
McKnight, who joined GZA in August of 2015, deliveedr a presentation on endangered species and proposed NWP updates.
McKnight has over 19 years of experience in environmental permitting compliance, wetland delineation and stream assessment, and erosion and sediment control. She has performed environmental work in 11 states in the Eastern, Southern and Midwestern regions of the United States.
Prior to joining GZA, McKnight was Senior Project Manager/Consultant for numerous natural gas projects, including well pad and pipeline (gathering, midstream, and transmission) projects, both small and large in size. Additional project experience includes project management and permitting preparation for airport expansions, solid waste landfills, and commercial/industrial projects. Permitting experience includes Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Section 7(c) Filings and Prior Notice Blanket Certification, Clean Water Act (Section 404/401/401), Rivers and Harbors Act, Endangered Species Act, and state specific environmental permitting.
McKnight’s diverse experience has provided the skills necessary to identify and solve the environmental/permitting issues unique to each project in order to bring the project to a successful completion.
A graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History/Biology, McKnight earned her Master of Science degree in Environmental Science from Miami University.