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Brad Granley, Brad Cross, Bill Stein & John Nelson have been named senior associates
Leggette, Brashears & Graham Inc. (LBG), a professional groundwater and environmental engineering services firm, has named Brad Granley, Brad Cross, Bill Stein and John Nelson senior associates.
Based in the firm's St. Paul, Minn. office, Granley has more than 18 years of environmental engineering experience. He is primarily involved in serving the solid waste industry and has pioneered the use of phytoremediation for the on-site treatment of landfill leachate. His expertise in this area has led to multiple first-of-its-kind projects in the U.S. and Mexico and has helped to develop a new line of business for LBG. His other areas of expertise include the design, installation and operation and maintenance of large soil and groundwater remediation systems. His projects have received numerous awards for innovation and engineering excellence from the American Council of Eng. Cos. (ACEC) and the American Academy of Environmental Eng. (AAEE) on both a regional and national level. A registered professional engineer in Minnesota, Granley received a B.S. in agricultural engineering from the University of Minnesota. He is a member of the Minnesota Ground Water Assn. and the Construction Specifications Institute, and is also active in the Minnesota chapter of the ACEC.
Based in the Austin, Texas office of LBG Guyton Associates, Cross has more than 25 years of experience in groundwater and surface-water hydrology, water resources, environmental assessments, and project management. He previously served for 15 years at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and also served as a consultant to the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency in the development of regulatory guidelines for the 1996 amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act. A professional geologist in Texas, Cross earned a B.S. in geology from the University of Texas at El Paso. He is a member of the American Institute of Professional Geologists and the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies.
Stein has worked with LBG-Guyton Associates in Austin, Texas for more than 21 years following more than four years with the U.S. Geological Survey in San Antonio. His expertise is in the field of hydrogeology and includes evaluation of groundwater systems in all of the major and many of the minor aquifers in Texas. He has provided well designs and planning of drilling programs, supervised well construction and conducted testing of wells for private and public entities. Stein is a professional geoscientist in Texas and a certified professional geologist by the American Institute of Professional Geologists. He received bachelor and Master of Science degrees in geology from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Based in the Houston office of LBG-Guyton Associates, Nelson has more than 23 years of experience in groundwater resource evaluation and development and the planning, design, construction, testing, rehabilitation and repair of small- to large-capacity public supply and industrial water wells. He has managed numerous projects involving major and minor aquifers throughout Texas and has worked on groundwater projects in other states including Nevada, Arizona, Michigan, Missouri and Alabama. A licensed professional geoscientist in Texas and a registered professional geologist in Mississippi, Nelson received an M.S. in geology from Mississippi State University and a B.S. in geology from Murray State University. He is a member of the Assn. of Environmental and Eng. Geologists, the Houston Geological Society and the Texas Ground Water Assn.