Ecobite Episode 3: Digitized Environmental Permitting in Virginia, with Mike Roldband of Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

Posted by Ecobot on Jun 6, 2023 9:17:19 AM

Mike Rolband’s environmental career has spanned more than 40 years. What started as a path in construction and real estate development eventually led to his development of one of the first mitigation banks in the country. Now, Rolband serves as Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin’s Director of the Department of Environmental Quality.


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Topics: conservation, US Army Corps of Engineers, USACE, technology, environmental permitting, wetland delineation, natural resources, natural resource identification, efficiency software, mitigation banking, wetland mitigation, policy, PEEP, Department of Environmental Quality, deq, electronic permitting, Virginia

Future of Wetland Mitigation Banking

Posted by Ecobot on Feb 1, 2022 12:04:00 PM

Explore the current state of affairs around wetland mitigation banking and respective policy with bankers, consultants, and policy-makers.

This topic was covered in the 10th episode of Ecobot's webinar series, Convergence of Wetland Science and Technology. View recorded episodes here. 

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Topics: wetlands, monitoring, WOTUS, technology, mapping, delineation, environmental permitting, wetland delineation, natural resources, mitigation banking, wetland mitigation