John Robinson is a regulatory and project strategist for development of energy, industrial, water supply and infrastructure projects. Over the past 45 years he has been involved in site selection and acquisition, licensing, permitting, environmental planning, impact analysis and NEPA, State Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA), and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) environmental documentation. He has managed, provided technical direction and prepared technical analyses for Environmental Impact Statements and Environmental Assessments under NEPA and various state environmental review statutes.
Proposed projects for which he has prepared environmental documentation include a broad range of industrial, energy (power plants, transmission lines, and pipelines), oil and gas, mining and hydroelectric projects. Trained as an architect, structural engineer and economist, he holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from California State Polytechnic University (1971) and undertook graduate studies in Urban Design and Economics at UCLA (1973).