Michael Stevenson – Founding Principal | Horizon Water and Environment, LLC
Michael Stevenson is a founding Principal of Horizon Water and Environment. Mr. Stevenson has over 18 years of experience in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the National Environmental Policy Act, regulatory permitting, and related evaluations for natural resource management projects. He is a recognized expert in CEQA and in particular, leading California statewide legally contentious CEQA projects. Mr. Stevenson uses his experience and technical background in watershed science to assist his clients in developing environmental programs and effective regulatory compliance strategies. Some of the major projects Michael has led include the Bureau of Land Management’s award-winning California Coastal National Monument Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Suction Dredge Permit Program and Environmental Impact Report (EIR), and the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s award-winning Statewide Pest Prevention Management Program EIR. Prior to founding Horizon with partner Ken Schwarz, Michael was a Project Director at Jones & Stokes and a Senior Associate at Environmental Science Associates where he managed large water resource and environmental compliance projects.