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Environmental Related Contacts

County Air Pollution Control Agencies - Local Programs

· Nashville/Davidson County 
John Finke, Director
Division of Pollution Control
Metro Public Health Department
2500 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN 37209-4129
Phone: (615) 340-5653
Email: john.finke@nashville.gov
FAX: (615) 340-8589

· Chattanooga/Hamilton County
Robert H. Colby, Director
Chattanooga/Hamilton County
Air Pollution Control Bureau
6125 Preservation Drive, Ste. 140
Chattanooga, TN 37416-3740
Phone: (423) 643-5970
Email: bcolby@chattanooga.gov
FAX: (423) 643-5972

 

· Knoxville/Knox County
Lynne A. Liddington, Director
Department of Air Quality Management
140 Dameron Avenue
Knox County Health Department - Suite 242
Knoxville, TN 37917-6413
Phone: (865) 215-5900
Lynne direct: (865) 215-5914
Email: laliddington@aqm.co.knox.tn.us
FAX: (865) 215-5902

· Memphis/Shelby County
Bob Rogers, P.E., Technical Manager
Air Pollution Control Program
Shelby County Health Department
814 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38105
Phone: (901) 222-9599
Email: bob.rogers@shelbycountytn.gov
FAX: (901) 222-9561

 

Ground Water Protection Local/Metropolitan Contacts

Blount County
Gary Ferguson - Director
Department of Environmental Health
1006 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804
Phone: (865) 681-9301
FAX: (865) 681-9502

Memphis/Shelby County
Greg Parker - Director
Water Quality Branch & Septic Tank Prog.
Memphis & Shelby Co. Health Dept.
1075 Mullins Station Road
Memphis, TN 38134
Phone: (901) 379-7254
FAX: (901) 379-7570

 

Chattanooga/Hamilton County
Gary Pickett - Director
Chatt/Hamilton County Health Dept.
GWP Division
1250 Market Street, 1st Floor, #1020
Chattanooga, TN 37402-2713
Phone: (423) 209-7782/7793
FAX: (423) 209-7783

Nashville/Davidson County
Spencer Hissam – Director
311 23rd Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: (615) 340-5604/5625
FAX: (615) 340-2412

 

Jefferson County
Tom Carter - Director
Jefferson Co. Environmental Health Dept.
P.O. Box 1021
Dandridge, TN 37725
Phone: (865) 397-1617
FAX: (865) 397-1246

Sevier County
Mark Samples - Director
Sevier County Environmental Health
226 Prince Street
Sevierville, TN 37862
Phone: (865) 429-1766
FAX: (865) 429-1965

 

Knoxville/Knox County
Ronnie Nease - Director
Environmental Health Division
140 Dameron Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917-6413
Phone: (865) 215-5200
FAX: (865) 215-5221

Williamson County
Bryan Corwin - Director
Williamson County Admin. Office Sewage Disposal
1320 West Main
Franklin, TN 37064
Phone: (615) 790-5717
FAX: (615) 790-5818
FAX: (615) 595-1293 - Environ Health

 

Madison County
Steve Bell - Director
Regional Environmental Services
804 N. Parkway
Jackson, TN 38305
Phone: (731) 423-3020
FAX: (731) 927-8600

   

Tennessee Valley Authority

Environmental Coordination and Compliance
Wayne L. Poppe
Phone: (423) 751-7333

River System Operations
Michael Eiffe, P.E.
Phone: (865) 632-3074

 

United States Government Agencies

United States Army Corps Of Engineers

Memphis District

Regulatory Functions Branch:
Larry Watson, Chief
Clifford Davis Federal Bldg., Room 522
167 N. Mid-America Mall
Memphis, TN 38103-1894
Phone: (901) 544-3471
Fax: (901) 544-3600

Floodplain Management Services Branch:
Larry Sharpe, Chief
Clifford Davis Federal Bldg., Room 539A
167 N. Mid-America Mall
Memphis, TN 38103-1894
Phone: (901) 544-3968
Fax: (901) 544-3955

Nashville District

Ron Gatlin, Chief, Regulatory Branch
Brad Bishop, Western Regulatory Section
William James, Eastern Regulatory Section
3701 Bell Road
Nashville, TN 37214
Phone: (615) 369-7500

Permits Branch:
William James
U. S. Courthouse Annex, Room A649
Nashville, TN 37202-1070
Phone: (615) 736-5181
Fax: (615) 736-7145

Floodplain Management Section:
Phyllis Kohl, Floodplain Manager
P.O. Box 1070
Nashville, TN 37202-1070
Phone: (615) 736-5948
Fax: (615) 736-7220

 

U. S. Department of Agriculture

Natural Resources Conservation Service
Darwin Newton, State Soil Scientist
U. S. Courthouse, Suite 675
801 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: (615) 277-2556
Fax: (615) 277-2577

U. S. Department of the Interior

Geological Survey
Water Resources Division
W. Scott Gain, District Chief
640 Grassmere Park, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37211
Phone: (615) 837-4700
For Data Call:
Donna Flohr, Hydrologic Technician - (615) 837-4730

Office of Surface Mining
Bill Winters, Technical Group Supervisor
U.S. Office of Surface Mining
701 Locust Street, 2nd Floor
Knoxville, TN   37902
Phone: (865) 545-4103
Fax: (865) 545-4111

Fish and Wildlife Service
Lee Barclay, Ph.D., Field Supervisor
Robert Bay
446 Neal Street
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 528-6481
Fax: (931) 528-7075

 

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency Region IV

Injection Wells Section
Gean Dove
Atlanta Federal Center
61 Forsyth Street, S. W.
Atlanta, GA 30303-3104
Phone: (404) 562-9900
Fax: (404) 562-8340

Wetlands Regulation Section
Thomas C. Welborn, Chief
61 Forsyth Street, S. W.
Atlanta, GA 30303-3104
Phone: (404) 562-9437
Fax: (404) 562-8340

 

University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services

David Hall , Executive Director
George W. Smelcer, Jr., Director of Hazardous Waste
Richard Buggelin, PhD, Director of Solid Waste and Waste Reduction Assistance Programs

Central Office and Extension Program
193 Polk Avenue, Suite C
Nashville, TN 37210
Phone: (615) 532-8657
Toll Free (888) 763-7439
Fax: (615) 532-4937

 

Private Sector

In many situations, permitting assistance may be obtained from private sector firms that are knowledgeable and experienced in this type of work. For a list of Tennessee firms contact:

For legal assistance:

Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Ave. North
Suite 400
Nashville, Tennessee 37219
Phone: (615) 383-7421

For environmental consulting assistance:

American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee
800 Fort Negley Boulevard
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Phone: (615) 242-2486

 

Tennessee Small Business Development Centers (TSBDC)

TSBDC Network Lead Center at MTSU
Middle Tennessee State University
615 Memorial Blvd.
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Phone: (615) 849-9999 or (877) 898-3900
www.tsbdc.org

   

For professional assistance, please contact the location nearest you:

 

Chattanooga
Chattanooga State Technical Community College

100 Cherokee Blvd, Suite 202
423-756-8668

Kingsport
ETSU Holston Business Development Center Satellite Office 

2005 Venture Park
423-578-6235

 

Clarksville
Austin Peay State University

106 Public Square
931-221-1370

Knoxville Area
Knoxville Area Chamber Partnership

17 Market Square #201 - Knoxville
865-246-2663

Farragut West Knoxville Chamber of Commerce
11826 Kingston Pike – Farragut
865-675-7057

Oak Ridge Tennessee Chamber of Commerce
1400 Oak Ridge Turnpike
865-483-2668

Blount County Chamber Partnership
201 S. Washington Street – Maryville
865-983-2241

 

Columbia
MTSU Columbia Satellite Office

106 W Sixth Street
931-388-2155

 

Cookeville
Tennessee Technological University

105 N. Peachtree
931-372-3670

 

Cleveland
Cleveland State Community College

3535 Adkisson Drive
423-614-8707

 

Dyersburg
Dyersburg State Community College

1510 Lake Road - Dyersburg
731-286-3201

Memphis

Southwest Tennessee Community College-Memphis
737 Union Avenue-Memphis
901-333-5085

Satellite Office – Renaissance Center
555 Beale Street
901-526-9300

 

Gallatin
Volunteer State Community College

1480 Nashville Pike
615-230-4780

 

Jackson
Jackson State Community College

197 Auditorium St
731-424-5389

Murfreesboro
Middle Tennessee State University

Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce
615-898-2745

 

Johnson City
East Tennessee State University

2109 W Market St
423-392-8017

Nashville Area
Tennessee State University

Avon Williams Downtown Campus
615-963-7253
TSU Satellite Office - Brentwood
1735 Carothers Pkwy Reliant Bank

 

Other State of Tennessee Contacts

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development

Dan Hawk, Administrator
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 10th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243-0405
Phone: (615) 253-1865
Fax: (615) 741-0607
dan.hawk@tn.gov

Community Development Grants and Loans
Paula Lovett, Director
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 10th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243-0405
Phone: (615) 253-1895
Fax: (615) 741-0607
paula.lovett@tn.gov

 

Economic Development Grants and Loans
Jeff Bolton, Director
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 10th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243-0405
Phone: (615) 253-1909
Fax: (615) 741-0607
jeff.bolton@tn.gov

Energy Policy
Ryan Gooch, Director
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 10th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243-0405
Phone: (615) 741-2994
Fax: (615) 741-0607
ryan.gooch@tn.gov

 

Local Planning
Tim Roach, Director
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 10th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243-0405
Phone: (615) 741-8806
Fax: (615) 741-0607
tim.roach@tn.gov

Special Projects
Mike Atchison
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 11th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243-0405
Phone: (615) 532-9047
Fax: (615) 741-0607

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation

Bureau of Aeronautics
Jerry Hall, Director
Knapp Blvd., Building 419
Nashville, TN 37217
Phone: (615) 741-3208
Fax: (615) 741-4959

   

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

Dan Sherry, Fish and Wildlife Environmentalist
Phone: (615) 781-6572

Ellington Agricultural Center
Nashville, TN 37204
Fax: (615) 741-4606

GIS Section
Tracy Jackson, Information System Assistant
Phone: (615) 781-6535

 

Environmental Hotlines -Tennessee Hotlines Including EPA Hotlines

Lead Paint Abatement

888-771-5323

 

Radon

800-232-1139

 

Small Business Clean Air Assistance

800-734-3619

 

Superfund

800-251-3479

 

Used Oil Collection Centers

800-287-9013

 

Water Wells

800-523-4873

 

Tennessee Emergency Management Agency

800-262-3400

 

Underground Storage Tanks

615-532-0945

 

Asbestos/Small Business Ombudsman

800-368-5888

 

Chemical/Oil Spills (Emergency)

800-424-8802

 

Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC)

800-296-1996

 

Clean Air Technology

919-541-0800

 

Lead Information Center

800-424-5323

 

Ozone Protection

800-296-1996

 

Poison Control

800-222-1222

 

Radon

800-767-7236

 

RCRA/CERCLA

800-241-1754

 

Region 4

800-241-1754

 

Safe Drinking Water

800-426-4791

 

Superfund/EPCRA

800-424-9346 / 703-412-3323

 

Water Efficiency

800-926-7337

 

Wetlands

800-832-7828

 

Chemical Transportation Emergency Center

800-424-9300

 

U.S. Department of Transportation

202-366-4000

 

Hazmat Information Line

800-467-4922

 

National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

800-356-4674

 

Pesticide Information Center

800-858-7378

 

Small Business Opportunities

800-368-5888

 

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

800-368-5642