Environmental Scientist, Institute for Water Resources
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Steve Martin is an environmental scientist with the Corps’ Institute for Water Resources. His focus is on compensatory mitigation including third party compensatory mitigation (mitigation banks and in-lieu fee programs. He provides technical and policy support to HQ USACE and Corps districts on compensatory mitigation. Much of his work has focused on education of Corps, federal, and state agencies in administrative and ecological aspects of compensatory mitigation. He also is the Corps’ national technical lead for RIBITS (Regulatory In-lieu fee and Bank Information Tracking System). Before coming to IWR he was a senior environmental scientist in the Norfolk District Regulatory Branch. He oversaw development and operations of a number of commercial mitigation banks.