Master of Planning, University of Virginia, 1998.
Bachelor of Science, Natural Resources, University of the South, 1991.
Certified Professional Wetland Scientist, 2001
Society of Wetland Scientists
The National Association of Environmental Professionals
Mr. Riddle founded ClearWater Environmental Consultants, Inc. in 2002. He has over 29 years of experience with wetland permitting, environmental planning, and natural resource studies in North Carolina. Mr. Riddle is responsible for overseeing all environmental projects, and serves as the Principal for large and technical permitting projects. Ongoing representative projects include mitigation design and monitoring, 404 permitting for golf courses, master planned communities, retail shopping malls, industrial developments, and Environmental Assessments for NEPA/SEPA compliance. Mr. Riddle has extensive experience in managing wetland/stream permitting and mitigation projects and has dealt extensively with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District and the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
Prior to founding ClearWater Environmental Consultants, Inc., Mr. Riddle opened and managed the Hendersonville office for Newkirk Environmental, Inc. from 1998-2002. In 1998, Mr. Riddle obtained his Master of Planning Degree from the University of Virginia with a concentration in Environmental Planning and Land Development. While pursing this degree, he continued to conduct environmental assessments and wetland planning for clients in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Oklahoma. Prior to graduate school he was employed by Law Engineering and Environmental Services for four years, where he was involved with wetland delineations, protected species assessments, and environmental permitting.