Division of Remediation
On January 17, 2024, the United States Environmental Protection Agency released an update to the residential soil screening level for lead. More information is available on the DOR Screening Levels page within the DOR Laws, Rules, and Guidance section.
About the Division of Remediation
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation's Division of Remediation (DOR) identifies and investigates hazardous substance sites, then uses practical and effective remedies to stabilize, remediate, contain, monitor, and maintain these sites. These efforts minimize threats to public health, safety, and the environment. Below you will find information on the various duties and programs within DOR.
Brownfield Voluntary Cleanup Oversight and Assistance Program (VOAP)
The Brownfields Voluntary Cleanup Oversight and Assistance Program (VOAP) works with the public to assist in the re-use and revitalization of brownfields in Tennessee. We also provide assistance with Brownfields Grant applications.
Oak Ridge Reservation
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s (TDEC) Division of Remediation Oak Ridge office monitors the Oak Ridge Reservation to ensure that there is no threat to public health and the environment from the federal Department of Energy (DOE) activities on the reservation. Division staff also oversee DOE’s cleanup of contamination resulting from decades of nuclear weapons production and other site missions.
Inactive Hazardous Substance Sites (Promulgated List)
This section provides the promulgated list of Inactive Substances Sites.
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This Page Last Updated: February 7, 2024 at 10:14 AM