09/15 - Mike Walker Joins Blanton & Associates

Our transportation team has completed hundreds of environmental compliance projects for TxDOT and local governments statewide. Building on an established reputation in this field, we are growing our transportation team and are happy to announce the addition of Mike Walker, former Environmental Coordinator for the TxDOT Austin District.

Mike brings 28 years of TxDOT experience to B&A. He served as the Austin District Environmental Coordinator from 1992 to 2014 and managed a staff of nine environmental professionals responsible for obtaining environmental clearance for transportation projects located in the 11 county area of the TxDOT Austin District. Mike brings experience managing the preparation of numerous EIS, EA, and CE documents, as well as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Section 404 Permits, water pollution abatement plans and contributing zone plans, biological assessments, and biological evaluations.

Mike holds a B.S. in Urban and Regional Planning from Southwest Texas State. He has an extensive knowledge of state and federal environmental laws, rules and regulations including 23 CFR 771, Title 43, Part 1, Chapter 2 of the Texas Administrative Code, National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, Edwards Rules, Endangered Species Act, National Historic Preservation Act, Memoranda of Understanding with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and Texas Historical Commission.