Mr. Rasmussen is a Principal with Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.’s Environmental Group. He has more than 37 years of experience in conducting and managing environmental assessment and compliance projects at mining, industrial, commercial, and residential properties in the eastern United States. Mr. Rasmussen has 12 years of experience in the coal mining and oil and gas fields in a number of positions from Corporate Environmental Auditor to Director of Environmental Resources Management to General Manager of Perpetual Care & Legacy Operations. Mr. Rasmussen’s expertise includes managing water treatment and mine closure projects, USEPA consent order negotiations, state and federal lawsuit defense preparation including expert witness testimony, environmental assessments and facility audits, and developing remediation and permit compliance programs. He has prepared spill prevention and control plans for the paper, plastics, and cement industries, and managed large-scale site assessments for highway expansions. Mr. Rasmussen also has experience in air emission source permit preparation, wetland soils delineation, and strip mine revegetation. He has managed hazardous waste remediation projects involving contaminated asbestos, ignitable wastes, and PCBs. He has also prepared expert witness testimony regarding environmental concerns with a proposed coal-fired co-generation facility.