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Fiber for Breakfast 2023 Week 34 – Federal Permitting Council – Moving Broadband Permitting at Gigabit Speeds

A nationally recognized expert in the environmental and infrastructure fields, Eric Beightel brings more than 20 years of experience to the Permitting Council. Beightel’s extensive public and private sector experience honed his command of the National Environmental Policy Act and his capacity for solving complex environmental permitting problems on the local, state and national level. His federal experience includes serving as a senior environmental policy advisor at the Department of Transportation and as a policy advisor at the Office of Management and Budget, where he developed an expertise in federal permitting and the review for major infrastructure projects. Beightel went on to work for WSP, USA as a senior director and vice president, and HDR, Inc. as an Associate vice president and national lead for Infrastructure Policy and Environmental Strategy.

Presenter: Eric Beightel, Executive Director, Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council