Oscar Martinez serves as the representative to the Federal Preparedness Coordinator, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) , Federal Emergency Management Agency, on matters relative to the protection of the Nation's critical infrastructure and key resources, as defined by the National Infrastructure Protection Plan and the identified sectors. Typical assignments include:
- Informing and educating the public about radiological emergency preparedness; and providing radiological preparedness support and oversight for state, local, and tribal governments surrounding nuclear power plants (NPPs).
- Ensuring that state, local, and tribal governments can adequately protect the health and safety of the public living in the vicinity of the NPPs, as defined by Public Law 96-295.
- Coordinates Federal planning for offsite impact of radiological emergencies while assessing offsite radiological emergency response planning and preparedness, and provides its findings to the NRC.
- Validating reasonable assurance using a holistic assessment strategy that allows for a comprehensive evaluation of offsite radiological emergency planning and preparedness using specific objectives and capability targets that meet the intent of the planning standards of 44 CFR 350 and support the assessment of core capabilities.
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