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Amy Summe

Amy Summe, PWS


Amy Summe is a senior biologist and permitting specialist with more than 22 years of experience on public and private projects in Eastern and Western Washington, with an emphasis on transportation, utilities, parks, and schools. A thorough knowledge of Washington’s environmental regulations coupled with wetland and shoreline expertise give Amy skills to help bring projects into compliance with state and federal mandates and facilitate smooth permitting. Amy has successfully guided clients through the permitting process, including local critical areas and shoreline permits, SEPA, WDFW Hydraulic Project Approval, Section 10 and Section 404 Corps permits, Section 7 Endangered Species Act consultations, 401 Water Quality Certification, NPDES Construction Stormwater and Hatchery Discharge permits, and other specialized Tribal approvals. Her education and background as a biologist complement her work as an environmental planner, where she specializes in Shoreline Master Program and critical areas regulations updates.


  • BS, Zoology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 1997 
  • BS, Environmental Science, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 1997


  • Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS)
  • Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL)


  • Society of Wetland Scientists
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