Randy Brandt is a Senior Principal Geologist based in California with more than 30 years of management and technical experience with environmental and hazardous waste issues. He has focused on development and implementation of environmental restoration programs for contaminated hazardous waste sites, brownfields, ranging in size from gasoline service stations to closed military bases.
Randy has directed large-scale soil, soil vapor, and groundwater remediation projects to support ultimate redevelopment of distressed properties into thriving and economically productive land uses. Through his experience, he has become adept at developing creative, cost effective, and integrated development and restoration strategies supporting an end-state vision that emphasizes enhanced overall life-cycle value. Randy can help clients reduce clean-up cost and environmental liability exposure for owners and developers.
A strategic consultant and technical director, Randy assists clients with sites under the jurisdiction of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), Clean Water Act (CWA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and numerous state and local environmental programs in California, Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Nevada, and Utah.
Randy has also provided expertise on the impacts of climate change on closed and active waste management units and complex industrial facilities located in coastal regions that are susceptible to rising sea level and other climate-related impacts. His work has focused on evaluating and quantifying impacts to critical facility infrastructure and working with coastal engineers to design resilient and adaptive mitigation alternatives. Randy frequently speaks at professional workshops and conferences on the topic of climate change impacts and is an active member of the Bay Planning Coalition Waterfront Initiatives Committee.