Course 604 - Environmental Due Diligence and Liability

August 19, 2019
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Pierce County - Tacoma Mall Plaza
2702 South 42nd Street, Room 210
Tacoma, WA 98409

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  • Course Number: C604
  • Course Title: 604 Environmental Due Diligence and Liability 08.19.19 Tacoma, WA
  • Course Level: Intermediate
  • IRWA Credits: 8 QEU / CEU
  • AQB Credits: Not Applicable
  • Prerequisites: Not Applicable

Start Date: 08/19/2019 
End Date: 08/19/2019 
No. of Days: 1 day
Course Level: Intermediate
CEU Credits: 8.00 
Class Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
Tuition: Member $265.00 Member / $330.00 Non-Member
Late registration fee of $25.00 will be applied on July 19, 2019

Tuition may be paid by check or credit card to IRWA Headquarters in U.S. Dollars. 

Sponsored By: Chapter 4

Course Description: 604 Environmental Due Diligence and Liability

Fred Walasavage
 is a senior environmental protection specialist for the Bonneville Power Administration in Portland, Oregon and has been working directly in the environmental field since 1985. He currently serves as the Program Manager for Environmental Land Actions within Bonneville. His responsibilities include conducting all levels of environmental site assessments, conducting compliance audits, negotiating environmental issues on real estate transactions, preparing National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation, conducting biological assessments, acquiring regulatory permits, providing oversight on cultural resource assessments, and general project management. Given that his service area includes six states; Fred has thorough understanding of the many variations in Federal and state environmental requirements as they relate right-of way projects. Fred is a designated “Environmental Professional” as defined by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the purposes of conducting Phase I Environmental Site Assessments. He has conducted over 500 Phase I assessments for Bonneville. Prior to Bonneville, Fred worked as an environmental planner for the U.S. Army corps of Engineers. Fred has served as an active instructor for IRWA since 2005 specializing in the environmental series courses. He has been actively involved in the development of the IRWA environmental course curriculum since 2000 and serves as an IRWA subject matter expert. In addition, Fred instructs annual environmental training sessions within Bonneville. He has twice served as the Chair of the IRWA International Environment Committee, past Region 7 Chair, and past IRWA Chapter 3 President. He has received the Chapter 3 and Region 7 “Professional of the Year” awards as well as being a finalist for IRWA’s Frank C. Balfour “Professional of the Year” Award. Fred has a Masters Degree from California State University, Chico and a BS Degree from Unity College, Unity Maine.

Tyra Patterson
2702 South 42nd Street Suite 109
Tacoma, WA 98409
Phone: (253) 798-3279

Pierce County - Tacoma Mall Plaza
2702 South 42nd Street
Room 210
Tacoma, WA 98409
Participant Capacity: 30

Participants are responsible for their own accommodations