VHB Acquires CCR Environmental

Aquatic Natural Resources Expands Environmental Services

September 07, 2021

vhb and CCR joining forces

VHB, a multi-disciplined transportation, environmental, site civil, and energy services leader throughout the East Coast, is acquiring CCR Environmental, Inc. (CCR). CCR is an aquatic natural resources consultant firm with an office in Atlanta, Georgia. Joining CCR’s practice areas with VHB means a significant expansion of the company’s aquatic ecology survey and watershed assesments services throughout the U.S. and a strong integration of biological and natural resources innovation.

“State and federal regulatory agencies know they can count on VHB for comprehensive, informative environmental services that move projects forward, and the addition of CCR’s dedicated biologists and ecologists means aquatic expertise will be an important part of our suite of services addressing groundwater, wetlands, coastal zones, and other aquatic ecosystems,” said Fabricio Ponce, Managing Director for VHB Atlanta.

With more than 30 offices across the East Coast, VHB delivers future-focused solutions for more sustainable, equitable, and resilient communities. VHB’s team of engineers, scientists, planners, and surveyors’ partner with clients to deliver complex projects across six markets—transportation, real estate, institution, energy, federal, and state and local government—and has been providing environmental services for decades.

VHB’s Southeast Regional Manager, Dave Mulholland, stated, “At VHB we take pride in being good stewards of our environment, and that focus permeates our important environmental work with agency partners and private sector clients throughout our footprint. Joining forces with CCR means we can continue to protect our valuable natural resources, enhance our communities, and lead regulatory compliance with efficiency and experience.”

CCR’s Chief Executive Officer and Senior Aquatic Ecologist Christian W. Crow will join VHB as Aquatic Resources Manager. CCR will join VHB’s Atlanta team, operating legally as Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. and known as VHB. The team will be located in Atlanta and will service clients throughout the U.S. Contact fponce@vhb.com for more information.