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Other Environmental Related Contacts

County Air Pollution Control Agencies Tennessee Small Business Development Centers
Environmental Hotlines Tennessee Valley Authority
Ground Water Protection - Local Contacts United States Government Agencies
Other State of Tennessee Contacts University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services
Private Sector  

 


County Air Pollution Control Agencies - Local Programs

    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
 

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