Mr. Leon has over twp decades of experience in environmental planning, with an emphasis on solid waste management and infrastructure. His experience includes managing long-term strategic planning studies for public solid waste management agencies throughout California. Mr. Leon works closely with solid waste management system owners, operators, regulators and stakeholder groups during the development of conducting community outreach/surveys, transfer, recycling, disposal, and organic waste management strategies. He provides regulatory/planning services such as design, siting, permitting, operations, and environmental compliance for solid waste facilities. Mr. Leon is a certified drone pilot and is certified in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
His experience includes general and conceptual design, visual simulations, report preparation, operational review, material throughput calculations, and permit application packages for submittal to public and private sector clients, as well as regulatory agencies.
Mr. Leon has special expertise in Aesthetics impact analyses for CEQA compliance documents including the preparation of Visual Simulations. He is also proficient at performing siting analyses for solid waste facilities utilizing GIS mapping software. Mr. Leon has recently assisted solid waste system owners in residential food waste reduction, recycling, and back-yard composting implementation programs, and had directed multi-disciplined teams in outreach and data collection utilizing GIS-based applications. Below is a description of relevant projects he has worked on with his previous employers.