Natural Resource Sector Manager

Mr. Lanna’s professional background spans 40+ years with an extensive knowledge of both state and federal environmental regulations and working with public and private clients, mostly in the wireless telecommunications industry. He has been involved in all aspects of environmental project management including client contact, invoicing, investigating, permitting, groundwater and soil sampling and supervising both office and field personnel. He often oversees all ecological projects which include NEPA screening, Federal EA (EA), Environmental Impact Statements (EIS), NJ Executive Order 215 (EO 215) submissions, threatened and endangered (T&E) species investigations, wetlands and waterfront development permitting, and other land use regulations requirements. He is also familiar with environmental permitting, blasting effects on fish population, freshwater and salt marsh restoration, and other ecological services. 

For many years, Mr. Lanna has managed telecommunication projects for multiple Wireless Carriers.  He manages all aspects of environmental submittals for including Phase I, Phase II, NEPA, SHPO/Tribal consultations and permitting (Highlands, wetlands, stream encroachment, CAFRA).  He also performs environmental due diligence activities on a variety of other types of facilities from residential apartments to large industrial complexes for both lending institutions and industrial clients. He is familiar with preparation of Preliminary Assessments/Site Investigations (PA/SI), site inspections, sampling plans, Remedial Action Workplans (RAWP), Remedial Action Reports (RAR), overseeing remedial site work, UST Closure submittals, supervision of tank removals and post excavation soil and groundwater sampling. Mr. Lanna has provided oversight of environmental insurance claims for major insurance companies, including determining third party damage; working with the claimants to ensure the proper work is performed in conjunction with the NJDEP; and reviewing all invoices being presented to the insurance companies for payment.  He is an expert in the field of raptor research and has participated in numerous rare species surveys and wildlife delineations and permitting applications.

Licenses / Technical Specialties

NJEPA – Certified Wetland Professional, NJDEP - Boring Certification; USFWS – Individual Master Bird Banding Permit, retired; NJ Association of Environmental Professionals; Sandy Hook Raptor Banding Research Station,  Director; Kittatinny Mountain Raptor Research Association, retired Co-Director; Society of Wetland Scientists, Member; Eastern Bird Banding Association Member.

Project Management; NEPA Compliance, Phase I and Phase II ESAs Due Diligence; Threatened & Endangered (T&E) species investigations, wetlands, Highlands, Stream Encroachment, Army Corps Permitting and CAFRA/waterfront development permitting.