ENCINITAS, Calif., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Dudek today announced that
Keith Babcock has joined the California-based engineering and environmental
consulting firm to lead its Northern California environmental practice.
Babcock is based in the Sacramento area.
"A major landowner developing a master-planned community and a local
water agency general manager needing environmental permits to upgrade a
pipeline face the same challenge of balancing regulatory compliance with
the project's financial and scheduling constraints," said June Collins,
Dudek's vice president and environmental services manager. "Keith brings 20
years experience providing practical, implementable environmental solutions
to assist the developer and the general manager in achieving their project
Dudek's Northern California office will focus on the Central Valley,
the Sierra foothills and the greater Sacramento region.
"Dudek has extensive experience working in growth regions where
projects combine challenging environmental issues with active and
interested stakeholders," said Babcock. "We provide expertise in the
traditional environmental services, such as CEQA/NEPA compliance,
biological investigations and permitting, and habitat restoration, as well
as newer services with a growing demand in California, such as noise
analysis, urban/community forestry, and fire protection and prevention
planning at the wildlands-urban interface."
Babcock has more than 20 years experience in wildlife biology,
regulatory compliance and project management as well as a proven record of
opening offices and building private environmental consulting practices. He
previously served as a managing principal at a private practice
environmental firm, where he managed its biological services operation and
opened and built two regional offices. Babcock is a member of the
Association of Environmental Professionals and several other scientific and
Dudek is a California-based engineering and environmental consulting
corporation that creatively solves regulatory challenges for municipal
agencies and major land owners. The firm helps clients plan, design,
construct and manage successful infrastructure and environmental projects
that balance regulatory mandates and technical requirements within
financial and scheduling goals. Founded in 1980, Dudek is headquartered in
Encinitas in San Diego County with offices in Orange, Riverside, Los
Angeles, Santa Barbara and Sacramento counties. For more information, visit
www.dudek.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.