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Meet Dennis P. Livrone, M.EPC


Dennis Livrone is an adjunct faculty member at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, Pennsylvania since 1992. He is also adjunct faculty at Temple University.

He is a retired Environmental Planner having worked at the Bucks County Planning Commission. Dennis represented county government on federal, state, regional, county, and municipal planning committees. He has authored and co-authored numerous county and municipal planning documents and educational publications over his 35-year career there.  Examples include:

• Bucks County Comprehensive Plan, 2011.

• Bucks County Hazard Mitigation Plan, 2005.

• Pennridge Water Resources Plan, 2002.

• Seven (7) Pennsylvania Act 167 Watershed Stormwater Management Plans, 1992 to 2015.

• Bucks County Water Supply Plan and Wellhead Protection Study, 1996.

• Public information brochure, Wetlands in Coastal Areas of Bucks County, 1995. (Received Outstanding Planning Education Award from Pennsylvania Planning Association.)

• Bucks County Municipal Waste Management Plan, 1991.

• Innovative Intermunicipal Water Resources Protection and Management Plan Utilizing GIS, co-authored with Paul A. DeBarry, P.E, Borton-Lawson Engineering. Presented at the 2001 PA Stormwater Management Symposium, Villanova University, October 17-18, 2001.

Dennis holds a Master of Environmental Pollution Control (M.EPC) degree from The Pennsylvania State University and Bachelor of Science in Earth Science Education with a biology minor, also from Penn State. He holds a Teaching Certificate from Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Education, and a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s License (C1) from the Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection.

He serves as the Chairman of Doylestown Borough (PA) Park and Recreation Board and previously served on the Folk Fest Committee of the Bucks County Historical Society.

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