Division of Remediation

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Division of Remediation (DoR) is happy to answer questions and provide technical assistance pertaining to any inquiries regarding hazardous substance sites. For program information, visit our website at tn.gov/environment/program-areas/rem-remediation.html.

There are many projects that seek TDEC-DoR review through a request for environmental consultation. The term “environmental consultation” includes, but is not limited to, environmental review requests, Phase I or II environmental site assessment investigations, or requests for information for projects in the scoping phase for planned preparation of an Environmental Assessment or Environmental Impact Statement pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).1

What types of projects are suitable for environmental consultation from TDEC-DoR?

Projects suitable for environmental consultation from DoR may include any project involving inactive hazardous substance sites, impacted drycleaning operations, Brownfields redevelopment, properties affected by methamphetamine production, or environmental cleanup oversight of the Oak Ridge Reservation. Requests for consultation pertaining to any of the aforementioned purposes may be submitted directly to division.remediation@tn.gov in TDEC-DoR. Written, electronic submittal of requests and supporting documentation are preferred.2

What should I include in my request to TDEC-DoR?

When submitting a request for environmental consultation to DoR, the following documentation is helpful. Please keep in mind that the level of detail provided with your request dictates the level of detail provided within DoR’s response.

  • Detailed description of project
  • Maps or project location with coordinates
  • What type of response or information you are seeking from DoR?
  • Deadline requested for response

What should I expect to receive from TDEC-DoR?

DoR will review the details of the request and provide a response which may include:

  • Written comments on potential impacts of the project and any issues or concerns identified during the review
  • Information pertaining to current or historical sites in our database that may be near the project site
  • Recommendations for a path forward or other actions to address issues or concerns with the proposed project

Who should I contact for more information?

For specific questions regarding projects with potential hazardous substance site impacts, please contact the Division of Remediation at divsion.remediation@tn.gov.

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1 If a draft Environmental Assessment or draft Environmental Impact Statement pursuant to NEPA has been developed, it should be sent with all supporting materials and a request for review to TDEC.NEPA@tn.gov.

2 Mailing address: TDEC Division of Remediation, 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 14th Floor, Nashville, TN 37243. Phone: (615) 532- 0900.

In addition to staffing at the Nashville Central Office, DoR staff is located in three Regional Offices which serve the eight TDEC Environmental Field Offices (EFOs) and in our Oak Ridge office. DoR contact information within each of the offices is provided below.

Office Office Address List of Counties Served
Knoxville Regional Office

Division of Remediation

3711 Middlebrook Pike Knoxville, TN 37921

(865) 594-6035

Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Cumberland, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier, Union
Nashville Regional Office

Division of Remediation

711 R.S. Gass Blvd Nashville, TN 37243

(615) 687-7000

Cheatham,Davidson, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson, Wilson
Memphis Regional Office

Division of Remediation

8383 Wolf Lake Drive Bartlett, TN 38133-4119

(901) 371-3000

Fayette, Shelby, Tipton
Oak Ridge Office

Division of Remediation

761 Emory Valley Road Oak Ridge, TN 37830

(865) 481-0995

DOE Oak Ridge Reservation
Nashville Central Office

Division of Remediation

312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 14th Floor Nashville, TN 37243

(615) 532-0900

Statewide
Drycleaners

Division of Remediation, DCERP

312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 14th Floor Nashville, TN 37243

(615) 532-0900

Drycleaners in Tennessee

This Page Last Updated: February 14, 2022 at 9:22 AM