Mr. Pogue has over 10 years of professional experience performing environmental compliance and public involvement for a wide range of public, private, and tribal clients. His primary area of practice is managing NEPA processes for projects occurring on BLM and tribal trust lands, having prepared over a dozen EAs/EISs in both third- party and applicant-side arrangements.
Mr. Pogue is experienced in the technical areas of socioeconomics, environmental justice, facility siting of energy facilities, recreation, visual resources, federal Indian trust policy, land use planning, and natural resource management.
Mr. Pogue is skilled in stakeholder management and public involvement. In addition to developing scoping and public involvement strategies for NEPA projects, his experience includes working with municipalities to develop MOU/MOAs, conflict resolution, NGO engagement/negotiation, and collaborating with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and/or regional conservation authorities in informal/formal ESA consultations.
Before joining Catalyst, Mr. Pogue served as Cardno’s Environmental Management, Permitting, & Compliance practice lead in the Pacific Northwest. In 2005, he earned a Master of Public Affairs degree from the School of Public & Environmental Affairs at Indiana University.
During his graduate study, Mr. Pogue worked at the Institute for a Secure & Sustainable Environment at the University of Tennessee where he performed regional energy policy analysis through collaborating research efforts with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge facility and the Tennessee Valley Authority.
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
Northwest Association of Env. Professionals
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Geothermal Energy Association
American Wind Energy Association