Brian Fairchild is Vice President of Environmental for Percheron, LLC. He possesses over 29 years in the environmental consulting industry and his broad experience encompasses all aspects that a project may face. Brian has technical and project management experience, specializing in comprehensive environmental impact analysis under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Clean Water Act (CWA), Endangered Species Act (ESA), National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and various state environmental resource protection legislations.
Brian’s specific technical project experience encompasses wetland delineation, threatened/endangered (T&E) species, biotic community analysis and land use surveys, mitigation plan preparation, preparation of permit applications, multimedia sampling/site characterization and environmental monitoring for linear corridor projects in the oil and gas and transportation industries. He led and participated in the preparation of environmental impact statements, environmental assessments, environmental reports, and supplemental filings under NEPA for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Federal Aviation Administration, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), Department of the Navy, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).
Brian previously served in various technical and management positions, managing projects throughout the country. Brian holds a M.S in Environmental Management from the University of Houston – Clear Lake, and a B.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences from Texas A&M University. Brian has completed many professional training certifications including FERC and Southern Gas Association Environmental Compliance and Report Preparation Training, TxDOT Environmental Pre-certifications wetland delineation, nationwide permits, U.S. Coast Guard and USACE permits, protected species determinations, impact evaluation assessments, biological assessments, environmental documentation.