PLYMOUTH, Mich. June 5, 2017 — Metro Consulting Associates, LLC (MCA), a full-service consulting firm, has named Dane G. Vandewater as Director for the Ecological Services division. The announcement was made by Jeff Evans, CEO of MCA.

“The growth of our ecological services area is paramount to MCA’s continued success” says Evans. “As we look forward to expanding into the Cincinnati, Ohio region, Dane will be instrumental in helping our clients conduct ecological surveys, wetland delineations, steam evaluations, wetland mitigation design, permitting, environmental site assessments and cultural resource investigations. His broad ecological and multidisciplinary project management expertise will be an invaluable asset to both our team and the clients we serve throughout the country.”
Dane brings an impressive track record as a senior project scientist with eighteen years of experience. He has completed hundreds of wetland delineations throughout the Midwest, conducted agency coordination for proposed wind farms with the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB), ecological surveys and Clean Water Act permitting for numerous pipeline and transportation projects throughout the Midwest. He holds a BA in Environmental Biology from Plymouth State University, numerous Ohio DOT pre- qualifications and has undergone FERC Regulatory Overview and Guidance and FERC Environmental Compliance training.

Founded in 2009, MCA provides a wide variety of consulting services including land surveying, civil engineering, ecological, land acquisition, GIS, and municipal. Headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, and with regional offices in Michigan, Florida, Ohio, Illinois and Indiana, MCA was recently listed on the national Zweig Group Top 100 Hot Firm List for the second year which ranks design and construction firms.

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