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Memphis Environmental Field Office

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8383 Wolf Lake Drive | Bartlett, TN 38133-4119 | Phone: (901) 371-3000 | FAX: (901) 371-3170

Counties Served

Fayette, Shelby, Tipton
Hardeman (Division of Water Resources Only)

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If you are uncertain who to contact, please call our main line at (901) 371-3000 and the receptionist will direct your call.

External Affairs

The Office of External Affairs serves as TDEC’s primary point of contact for the general public and stakeholders in a respective region and serves as the public outreach arm for the Commissioner’s Office.

Regional Director:
Kathryn Schulte
(901) 506-7561
Kathryn.D.Schulte@tn.gov

Administrative Services

Administrative staff supports all divisions within the Memphis Field Office, and also provides space and facilities management and inner-office human resource needs.

The administrative staff is also responsible for coordinating all Tennessee Open Records Act public records requests. If you are unable to locate the information you are looking for listed under a specific division below or from an online data viewer or database, you may submit an information request for any division using either of the following links:

Manager:
Stephanie Richey
(901) 371-3002
Stephanie.Richey@tn.gov

Radiological Health, X-Ray and Radioactive  Material Inspections

The Division of Radiological Health is responsible for protecting Tennesseans and the environment from the hazards associated with ionizing radiation. They regulate the use and possession of radioactive materials and radiation producing machines, and respond to accidents involving radiation.

Manager:
Allen Grewe
(901) 371-3004
Allen.Grewe@tn.gov

Hazardous Substance Site & Brownfields Cleanup

The Division of Remediation identifies and investigates hazardous substance sites, then uses practical and effective remedies to stabilize, remediate, contain, monitor, and maintain these sites, minimizing threats to public health, safety, and the environment. The division oversees work at a wide range of sites, which include National Priority List (NPL)

Superfund sites, state inactive hazardous substance sites, brownfields, dry cleaners, and properties where methamphetamine was illegally manufactured.

Manager:
Jordan English
(901) 371-3039
Jordan.English@tn.gov

Solid (Trash) & Hazardous Wastes

The Division of Solid Waste Management protects, improves, and promotes health and environmental quality thorough the responsive, effective oversight of waste management activities and the beneficial use of recovered materials. The division has several programs that deal with different kinds of waste, from solid to hazardous and from recyclables to food.

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Manager:
Herb Nicholson 
(901) 481-5003
Herb.Nicholson@tn.gov

Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Facilities ( e.g. Gas Stations)

The Division of Underground Storage Tanks protects human health and the environment by preventing future petroleum underground storage tank releases and remediating existing petroleum underground storage tank contamination from regulated tanks. The division also monitors and requires that citizens who have stored petroleum in regulated underground storage tanks, or who bring a new underground storage tank into use, notify the division.

Manager:
Roshanda Forsythe 
(901) 232-5968
Roshanda.Forsythe@tn.gov

Water Resources Manager

The Division of Water Resources manages, protects, and enhances the quality of the state’s water resources through voluntary, regulatory, and educational programs. The Division is divided into smaller sections by water resource topical area. If you need assistance, please call our main line phone number (901) 371-3000 and the receptionist will transfer you to the appropriate person.

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Manager:
Joellyn Brazile 
(901) 237-6000
Joellyn.Brazile@tn.gov

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