Stephen Bentsen, P.E.
Senior Consultant
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Mr. Stephen Bentsen is a professional civil/environmental engineer with 18 years of experience specializing in marine/waterfront sediment and uplands remediation, stormwater regulatory compliance and treatment, and construction management. Mr. Bentsen’s experience includes representing industrial clients in negotiations with regulatory agencies, and he coordinates with industrial facilities on compliance strategies to identify liabilities and to develop solutions that integrate facility environmental obligations with business and development goals.  He has prepared numerous RI/FSs, remedial action work plans, design reports, construction plans, and construction completion reports.  He manages multi-million dollar budgets for internal team members, teaming partners, and contractors, working closely with clients to reduce budget overruns, minimize risk, and ensure permit compliance.  He is skilled in working with waterfront facilities and establishing relationships with facility management and operators.

Mr. Bentsen has worked with both the NPDES Industrial General Permit (ISGP) and Individual Permit, providing services to ensure permit compliance.  He effectively manages multiparty teams to develop and evaluate stormwater treatment alternatives and to select, design, permit, and install the preferred treatment alternative.  He provides litigation support for third-party lawsuits to develop outcomes that align with client operational activities and satisfy environmental obligations.