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Joyce A. Gentry, PE, MS

Senior Environmental Engineer

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Joyce Gentry, PE, MS, has more than thirty years of experience in the environmental arena. Joyce received a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering and an M.S. degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering. She works with industrial, municipal, and commercial clients, providing technical consulting services, including water and air permitting, pollution prevention planning, the development and implementation of waste management programs, as well as advice on client-specific environmental issues. In addition to providing support for industrial and commercial clients, she has provided litigation support, such as environmental data analysis and data management.


Joyce has a wide range of air, water, and waste compliance experience and has held several positions with environmental companies. Her expertise includes Title V permit applications, Synthetic Minor, NSPS, designing site Risk Management Plans, compiling site air emissions inventories. Joyce also has experience drafting WV Regulation 13 permit requirements, MACT permit requirements and EPCRA 311, 312, and 313 annual reports. She has prepared NPDES applications and reviewed draft NPDES permits for both industrial and municipal clients. She has developed and reviewed Spill Prevention, Countermeasure, Control (SPCC), Ground Water Prevention (GWP), and Storm Water Pollution Prevention (SWPP) plans.


  • MS West Virginia University, 1992

  • BS West Virginia Institute of Technology, 1990

Certification / Licensures

  • Registered Professional Engineer, State of West Virginia

Work Experience

  • 2014 to Present – Senior Environmental Engineer – Benchmark Safety, Health & Environmental Services

  • 2013 to 2014 – Senior Engineer – Potesta & Associates

  • 2003 to 2013 – Senior Consultant – Acacia Environmental Group

  • 1992 to 2003 – Site Environmental Focus Leader – DuPont


  • Environmental Committee Member, West Virginia Chamber of Commerce

  • Board Member, West Virginia Land Stewardship Corporation

  • Environmental Committee Member, West Virginia Manufactures Association

Recent Publications / Speaking Engagements

  • WV Expo Presentation – Forever Contaminants – Development Consideration for Site/Infrastructure with PFAS/PFOA Family of Chemical Contamination – March 2023

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