Title: Senior Environmental Scientist
Company: United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Location: Keedysville, Maryland, United States
J. Peyton Doub, CEP, PWS, Senior Environmental Scientist at the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in terrestrial ecology.
Mr. Doub celebrates more than 25 years as an expert terrestrial ecologist and consultant to public, private and nonprofit-sector projects, including the Tennessee Valley Authority, the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the National Association of Environmental Professionals. His interest in ecology began while studying agriculture and expanded into a fascination with wetland environments, where he found significant conceptual and practical overlaps with his agricultural background. He holds a Bachelor of Science in plant sciences from Cornell University, a Master of Science in plant physiology from the University of California, Davis and more than half a dozen specialized credentials in forest and wetland science, environmental leadership and technical assessment. Since 2008, Mr. Doub has been a senior environmental scientist and terrestrial ecologist for the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, where he has led more than 10 Environmental Impact Statements for proposed nuclear reactor sites, including assessment of compliance with Endangered Species Act provisions.
Previously, Mr. Doub has held environmental science and consulting positions with Tetra Tech NUS, Inc. and Baltimore Gas and Electric. Throughout his career, he has been responsible for wetland delineation and habitat restoration projects in 15 states and has published numerous case studies, papers and articles on best practices and regulatory applications in site assessment, habitat protection and resource management. His most recent works include “The Endangered Species Act: History, Implementation, Successes, and Controversies” and “Preparing NEPA Environmental Assessments: A User’s Guide to Professional Practices,” both from 2012. Mr. Doub has held a variety of leadership roles in professional organizations, including current service as the member at large of the National Association of Environmental Professionals. He also sits on the Certification Review Board of the Academy of Board-Certified Environmental Professionals and the NRC Office of New Reactors Open Collaborative Work Environment Working Group. Attributing his success to his faith and to the strong, positive influence of his father and older brother, he enjoys spending leisure time writing, bird watching and in fellowship at his local church.
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