About William C. Finn, CRP


A Landscape Ecologist and CORE Registered Paralegal, William Finn is the President of William C. Finn Associates, Inc.  Mr. Finn has over forty-three years of experience in the field of environmental consulting, having worked for the firms of Edwards and Kelcey, Inc. and Metcalf & Eddy, Inc. prior to establishing the firm in 1987.

Combining an educational background in wildlife biology, landscape architecture and environmental site assessment with his knowledge of environmental laws and regulations, Mr. Finn has functioned as the Project Manager for a wide variety of projects which involved the management of interdisciplinary teams of engineers, planners and scientists.  These assignments have included preparation of environmental impact statements and assessments, siting and environmental permitting for water, wastewater, transportation, solid waste and oil/hazardous waste facilities.


Mr. Finn was elected to the Town of Marshfield, Massachusetts Planning Board in 1971 and served on the Board for sixteen years, twelve of those years as the Board's Chairman. He has served as a member of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Coastal Zone Advisory Board for the South Shore and was a founder and first President of the North and South Rivers Watershed Association.

Mr. Finn served as a Governor's appointee to the Special Harbor Residual Landfill Advisory Commission, established by Governor Weld, to evaluate alternatives to the disposal of MWRA's grit, screenings, sludge cake and pellets.

Mr. Finn was an Associate Researcher at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design where he worked on a National Science Foundation Grant studying "The Interaction Between Urbanization and Land: Quality and Quantity in Environmental Planning and Design".

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