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Organization of EPA's Region 9 Office in San Francisco

Serving Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, and 148 Tribal Nations

On this page:

Organization Chart

 

Office of the Regional Administrator

 

Air and Radiation Division

Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Division

Laboratory Services and Applied Science Division

Land, Chemicals, and Redevelopment Division

Mission Support Division

Office of Regional Counsel

Superfund and Emergency Management Division

Water Division


Leadership and Organizational Responsibilities

Office of the Regional Administrator

  • (415) 947-8000 or (866) EPA-WEST (372-9378)
Regional Administrator: Mike Stoker

Deputy Regional Administrator: Deborah Jordan

How we're organized:
  • Public Affairs Office
  • Tribal, Intergovernmental and Policy Division
Programs we administer:
  • Environmental justice
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • Public affairs
  • Community engagement
  • Children’s health
  • Environmental education
  • Tribal affairs
  • International affairs
  • Congressional and intergovernmental relations
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Special Emphasis Programs

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EPA's Region 9 includes:

Air and Radiation Division

Director: Elizabeth Adams

How we're organized:
  • Grants and Program Integration Branch
  • Air Planning Branch
  • Permits and Rules Branch
  • Partnerships, Technology and Analysis Branch
Programs we administer: 
  • Planning
  • Permits
  • Rules
  • Air toxics, radiation and indoor air
  • Air quality analysis
  • Grants
  • Technology and partnerships

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Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Division

Acting Director: Amy Miller

How we're organized:
  • Air, Waste and Analysis Branch
  • Water Branch
  • Toxics Branch
Programs we administer:
  • Compliance inspection
  • Case development
  • State oversight
  • Compliance data management and analysis
  • Tips and complaints

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Laboratory Services and Applied Science Division

Director: Duane James

How we're organized:
  • Regional Laboratory Branch
  • Quality Assurance Branch
Programs we administer:
  • Quality management
  • Scientific integrity
  • Lab services

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Land, Chemicals, and Redevelopment Division

Director: Jeff Scott

How we're organized:
  • Planning and State Development Office
  • Pesticides, Toxics and Brownfields Branch
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Branch
Programs we administer:
  • Brownfields
  • Pesticides
  • Toxics
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
  • RCRA and TSCA corrective action and permits
  • Underground storage tank program
  • Solid waste and municipallLandfills
  • Sustainable materials management
  • Pollution prevention

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Mission Support Division

Director: Kerry Drake

How we're organized:
  • Human Resources Branch
  • Contracts Branch
  • Financial Management Branch
  • Infrastructure Services Branch
  • Grants Branch
Programs we administer:
  • Information technology/management
  • Superfund cost accounting
  • Budget and finance
  • Human resources
  • Health and safety/facilities
  • Strategic planning
  • Grants management
  • Contracts management

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Office of Regional Counsel

Regional Counsel: Sylvia Quast

How we're organized:
  • Hazardous Waste Branch
  • Air, Toxics, Water and General Law Branch
Programs we administer:
  • Enforcement
  • Ethics
  • Legal counseling
  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

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Superfund and Emergency Management Division

Director: Enrique Manzanilla

How we're organized:
  • Program Management Office
  • California Site Cleanup and Enforcement Branch
  • Federal Facilities and Site Cleanup Branch
  • Emergency Response, Planning and Preparedness Branch
  • Tribal Land Cleanup and Remedial Support Branch
Programs we administer:
  • Site cleanup
  • Federal facilities and base closures
  • Emergency response and planning
  • Site assessment
  • Oil pollution
  • Partnerships, land, revitalization cleanup

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Water Division

Director: Tomas Torres

How we're organized:
  • Permitting, Drinking Water, and Infrastructure Branch
  • Standards, Assessment, and Watershed Management Branch
Programs we administer:
  • Clean Water Act
  • Safe Drinking Water Act
  • Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act

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