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Skip Spensley

State and Local Government

Adjunct Professor

Skip Spensley is an environmental lawyer and consultant, mediator, operations research engineer and educator who has worked in the environmental and transportation fields for most of his career. He has specialized in environmental policy and assessment, regulatory compliance and strategic planning with a focus on sustainability issues. He has represented numerous clients before the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on air regulatory and compliance issues. Mr. Spensley has served twice as the Governor’s appointee to the Denver Regional Air Quality Council in developing air quality implementation plans for the Denver metro area. He is also one of the nation’s experts on the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) working with its requirements from numerous perspectives including administrative, legislative, judicial, and project development. In addition, Skip is an adjunct professor and lecturer on environmental policy and law at the University of Colorado at Denver in the Urban and Regional Planning Department.