Marty Krentz, a Level 1 Federal Project Director (FPD), was recently transferred to the EMCBC-NY office from the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP). Krentz works under the supervision of the EMCBC-NY site manager and has primary responsibility for the implementation of the new Deactivation and Decommissioning acquisitions at the Naval Reactors Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, in Niskayuna, NY. Krentz is a Contracting Officer Representative (COR) Level 2 and in addition to acting as COR for the contracts, he is responsible for conducting contract oversight, and project coordination. His position requires significant stakeholder interaction, including with Naval Reactors and its site operating contractors.
Krentz joined the Department of Energy as a Physical Scientist on the Regulatory Strategy and Environmental Compliance Team at the WVDP in April 2010. He served as the National Environmental Policy Act Compliance Officer with West Valley Demonstration Project field office for 11 years. He was also the Level I FPD for the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and the Phase 2 decision, which will evaluate the potential environmental impacts associated with the proposed alternatives for the completion of the decommissioning of the WVDP. He also provided oversight of environmental compliance programs and the associated permits and compliance reports (National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, and Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act Title III).
Prior to working at the DOE, Krentz was a project manager and team leader for a group of environmental compliance professionals for an international consulting engineering firm. He has managed projects for a wide variety of clients including Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act and RCRA permit applications and implementation of ISO 14001 environmental management systems.
Krentz has over thirty years of experience in the environmental compliance field and is both a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager Master Level and a Qualified Environmental Professional. Marty completed the Graduate School USA Executive Leadership Program in 2015. Krentz obtained his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the State University of New York at Geneseo.