Mr. Cope is an environmental engineer by training and has consulting and regulatory backgrounds. As a consultant, he has worked on various water and wastewater projects, including CWA 316(b), CORMIX modeling, NPDES permit renewals and appeals, and SRBC and DRBC applications for water withdrawals, consumptive use, and discharges. As a regulator, Mr. Cope has worked for the Susquehanna River Basin Commission as a project reviewer and for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s Central Office as the NPDES Permits Chief. Aside from experience with communicating and coordinating projects and meetings, he has experience presenting and authoring reports. Wade has Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering degrees in Environmental Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.