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Specialty Certification Status

Those persons who possess a valid certificate of special knowledge in one or more of the specialties of environmental engineering or environmental science recognized by the Academy are designated Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE), Board Certified Environmental Engineering Member (BCEEM), or Board Certified Environmental Science (BCES).

Continuing Professional Development Required

All Board Certified Environmental Engineers, Board Certified Environmental Engineering Members, and Board Certified Environmental Scientists must comply with the Academy’s continuing professional development requirements to ethically represent that they are board-certified in connection with their duties and the practice of environmental engineering or environmental science.

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Active Certification

Inactive Certification

Those persons who comply in all respects with Academy requirements, except for continuing professional development, are granted certification by the Academy in Inactive status. Such members may restore their certification to active status by demonstrating to the Academy’s satisfaction that they have continued their professional development during the period when their certification was inactive.

Those with an Inactive certification may not ethically represent that they are board-certified in connection with their duties and the practice of engineering or environmental science. However, they may continue to affix the title "BCEE, "BCEEM, or "BCES" to their name.

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