June 8, 2016 @ Metro Los Angeles
The Environmental Process course explains the circumstances under which the National Environmental Policy Act is applicable to right of way profession. Explores the integral role of the environmental review process and how it pertains to project planning, design, right of way acquisition, construction and maintenance of large-scale projects.
This course familiarizes participants with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other important legislation which guides the project development process, as well as the various agencies and stakeholders involved. Participants are also introduced to the right of way professional’s role in each phase of the project development process and the responsibilities for which he or she will be held accountable when seeing a project through to completion. For purposes of this course, right of way acquisition and management is defined broadly to include acquisition and management of real property, typically for construction projects (linear and non-linear), but also for other purposes such as environmental mitigation.
Michael L. Heineke, SR/WA provides full Right of Way Services through his own company, the Heineke Consulting Group, Inc. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Southern California, with postgraduate studies in Geological and Environmental Sciences at Colorado School of Mines and University of California – Irvine Campus. His experiences as a Senior Right of Way Agent for the County of San Bernardino and the City of Huntington Beach spanning nearly 20 years provides Mr. Heineke with a unique perspective in all aspects of appraisal and acquisition of real property, including residential, industrial, commercial, vacant land, oil, gas, and mineral resources. He is an expert witness in condemnation trials and holds lifetime teaching credentials in both Los Angeles County and Orange County Community College Districts.
Natasa Lenic, SR/WA, R/W-RAC