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Department Contacts

Commissioner David W. Salyers, P.E.
312 Rosa L. Parks Ave. - Tennessee Tower - 2nd Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 532-0109

Question about Tennessee’s Environment?
Call 1-888-891-TDEC (8332)
Ask TDEC Questions

Question about Tennessee State Parks?
Call 1-888-TN-PARKS
Ask.TNStateParks@tn.gov

Deputy Commissioner Greg Young
Bureau of Environment 
Air Pollution Control (615) 532-0554
Energy Oversight (Oak Ridge) (865) 481-0995
Fleming Training Center (615) 898-8090
Geology (615) 532-1502
Radiological Health (615) 532-0364
Remediation (615) 532-0900
Solid & Hazardous Waste (615) 532-0780
State Revolving Loan Fund (615) 532-0445
Underground Storage Tanks (615) 532-0945
Water Resources (615) 532-0625
West TN River Basin Authority (731) 784-8173
Environmental Field Offices 
Chattanooga (423) 634-5745
Columbia (931) 380-3371
Cookeville (931) 520-6688
Jackson (731) 512-1300
Johnson City (423) 854-5400
Knoxville (865) 594-6035   
Memphis (901) 371-3000
Nashville (615) 687-7000
Small Business Assistance (615) 532-8013 &
1-800-734-3619
Deputy Commissioner Jim Bryson 
Bureau of Parks and Conservation 
Archaeology (615)-687-4776
Facilities Management (615) 532-0018
Golf Services (615) 532-0104
Inn/Conference Ctr. Services (615) 532-7707
Natural Areas (615) 532-0431
Recreation Education Services (615) 532-0748
Restaurant Services (615) 532-0006
State Parks (615) 532-0001
Administrative Services 
Emergency Services (615) 253-5914 
Financal Responsibility (615) 532-0877 
Fiscal Services (615) 532-0328 
Information Services (615) 532-0261 
Green Initiatives (615) 253-8780 
Sustainable Communities (423) 854-5417 
Commissioner's Office 
Communications  (615) 532-8723
Energy Programs (615) 253-1945
General Counsel (615) 532-0131
Human Resources (615) 532-0200
Legislative Liaison (615) 532-0108
Policy and Sustainable Practices  (615) 532-8689
Talent Management (615) 253-5907
Tennessee Conservationist (615) 532-0600

TDEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, or sex in the administration of its programs or activities, and does not intimidate or retaliate against any individual or group because they have exercised their rights to participate in or oppose actions protected/prohibited by 40 C.F.R. Parts 5 and 7, or for the purpose of interfering with such rights. TDEC’s nondiscrimination coordinator, Chris Pianta, may be reached at TDEC.TitleVI@tn.gov.

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This Page Last Updated: June 18, 2021 at 3:15 PM