Brandon T. Meyers
Senior Environmental Scientist
Mr. Meyers is a Senior Environmental Scientist with Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc. (HRG). His responsibilities include field studies and assessments involving collection and analysis of watershed data; Phase I Environmental Site Assessment research and reports; wetland identification and delineation; wetland mitigation design, site work and reports; natural gas well pad and pipeline development; compiling water obstruction and encroachment permits; Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permitting and coordination with PADEP, US Army Corps of Engineers and additional federal and state agencies.
- B.S., Environmental Science, Edinboro University
- OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER, Compliance Solutions Occupational Trainers, Inc.
- Pennsylvania Council of Professional Geologists
Mr. Meyers is usually the first feet on the ground of a proposed project site to determine what environmental and permitting processes will be necessary to complete the project. His experience and familiarity with the permitting processes and agency staff help to make the permitting process as streamlined as possible.
- From May 2003 to August 2003, Mr. Meyers worked for the Department of Environmental Protection, Harrisburg, PA, on the Student Internship Program. His responsibilities were as follows:
- Assisted with the research, development, and implementation of the Citizen’s Volunteer Monitoring Program, as well as the “Stream Re-leaf” program.
- Obtained water samples from various streams, rivers, and lakes within central Pennsylvania and performed water quality tests to determine water purity and identify potential pollutants and species of macro-invertebrates found within the water bodies.
- Made extensive use of the GIS software, printed maps, and educated peers on the use of programs.
- Met with, recruited, taught, and trained volunteers from the community for the Citizen’s Volunteer program, which helped inform communities of potential threats to their water sources and how to prevent environmental damage.
- Received commendations from supervisors, co-workers, and program volunteers for exceptional resourcefulness, patience, and willingness to help others.
- Laboratory experience includes the dissection of various organisms, plasma preparation of DNA, restriction mapping of DNA (utilizing agarose gel), and developing and maintaining various lab cultures. Field experience includes identifying various vertebrate mammals, fish, and amphibians, as well as types of trees and fungi.