Randy Brandt is a Senior Principal Geologist based in California with more than 25 years of experience focused on hydrogeology with special emphasis on the return of sites environmentally impacted by past industrial manufacturing activities and former military installations surplused through the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process to productive uses.
Randy specializes in development and implementation of soil and groundwater characterization programs for contaminated sites associated with operating or closed petroleum refineries, landfills, hazardous waste treatment units, surface impoundments, waste piles, underground storage tanks, military installations, and non-point sources of contamination. He is adept at developing creative and cost-effective remediation strategies to meet the objectives of project stakeholders including responsible parties, regulatory agencies, potential developers, and the public. He provides technical direction for projects subject to RCRA and CERCLA, as well as numerous state and local regulatory compliance programs involving environmental liability, due diligence, and property transfers.
To advance the state of the practice, Randy continues to evolve work on the funding methods for site remediation such as guaranteed fixed-price remediation and Brownfields redevelopment. He is a leader in the conversion and redevelopment of U.S. Department of Defense properties that become available to communities through the BRAC process. He is also the author of several proceeding on site cleanup and redevelopment.