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EPA Headquarters Contacts

Sean Ramach (ramach.sean@epa.gov) (202) 564-2865

Frank Sylvester (sylvester.francis@epa.gov) (202) 564-1279

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EPA Regional Contacts

Region 1: Boston (serving CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, and VT)
Ellen Weitzler (weitzler.ellen@epa.gov) (617) 918-1582
Damien Houlihan (houlihan.damien@epa.gov) (617) 918-1586

Region 2: New York City (serving NJ, NY, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands) 
Alyssa Arcaya (arcaya.alyssa@epa.gov) (212) 637-3730
Virginia Wong (wong.virginia@epa.gov) (212) 637-4241
Region 2 NPDES Email (Region2_NPDES@epa.gov)

Region 3: Philadelphia (serving DE, DC, MD, PA, VA, and WV)
Michelle Price-Fay (price-fay.michelle@epa.gov) (215) 814-3397
Jessica Martinsen (martinsen.jessica@epa.gov) (215) 814-5144

Region 4: Atlanta (serving AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, and TN)
Chris Thomas (thomas.chris@epa.gov) (404) 562-9459
Craig Hesterlee (hesterlee.craig@epa.gov) (404) 562-9749

Region 5: Chicago (serving IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI)
Steve Jann (jann.stephen@epa.gov) (312) 886-2446
Andrea Schaller (schaller.andrea@epa.gov) (312) 886-0746
Matt Gluckman (gluckman.matthew@epa.gov) (312) 886-6089
Region 5 NPDES Email (R5NPDES@epa.gov)

Region 6: Dallas (serving AR, LA, NM, OK, and TX)
Maria Martinez (martinez.maria@epa.gov) (214) 665-2230
Mark Hayes (hayes.mark@epa.gov) (214) 665-2705
Brent Larsen (larsen.brent@epa.gov) (214) 665-7523
Richard Wooster (wooster.richard@epa.gov) (214) 665-6473

Region 7: Kansas City (serving IA, KS, MO, and NE)
Glenn Curtis (curtis.glenn@epa.gov) (913) 551-7726
Mike Tate (tate.michael@epa.gov) (913) 551-7773
Sunny Wellesley (wellesley.sunny@epa.gov) (913) 551-7136

Region 8: Denver (serving CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, and WY)
Judy Bloom (bloom.judy@epa.gov) (303) 312-6395  
Stephanie DeJong (dejong.stephanie@epa.gov) (303) 312-6362

Region 9: San Francisco (serving AZ, CA, HI, NV, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Marshall Islands, and Republic of Palau)
Ellen Blake (blake.ellen@epa.gov) (415) 972-3496
Elizabeth Sablad (sablad.elizabeth@epa.gov) (415) 972-3044

Region 10: Seattle (serving AK, ID, OR, and WA)
Mathew Martinson (martinson.mathew@epa.gov) (206) 553-6334  
Susan Poulsom (poulsom.susan@epa.gov) (206) 553-6258

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State Agency Contacts

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Alabama

Alabama Department of Environmental Management 
Daphne Lutz (dlutz@adem.state.al.us) (334) 270-5602
Emily Anderson (edanderson@adem.state.al.us) (334) 271-7801 
Scott Ramsey (sramsey@adem.state.al.us) (334) 271-7838   

Alaska

Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation 
Wade Strickland (wade.strickland@alaska.gov) (907) 269-7580  
Brian Doyle (brian.doyle@alaska.gov) (907) 465-5366  
Jim Rypkema (jim.rypkema@alaska.gov) (907) 334-2288
Renee Evans (renee.evans@alaska.gov) (907) 269-7568 

Arizona

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
Trevor Baggiore (baggiore.trevor@azdeq.gov) (602) 771-2321
Andy Koester (koester.andy@azdeq.gov) (602) 771-4689
Christopher Henninger (henninger.christopher@azdeq.gov) (602) 771-4508
Leigh Padgitt (padgitt.leigh@azdeq.gov) (602) 771-3093
Mike Tenczar (tenczar.mike@azdeq.gov) (602) 771-4623

Arkansas

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality
John Bailey (bailey@adeq.state.ar.us) (501) 682-0629
Mo Shafii (shafii@adeq.state.ar.us) (501) 682-0616

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California

State Water Resources Control Board
Renan Jauregui (renan.jauregui@waterboards.ca.gov) (916) 341-5505
Armando Martinez (armando.martinez@waterboards.ca.gov) (916) 341-5586
North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board 
Heaven Moore (heaven.moore@waterboards.ca.gov) (707) 576-2753
San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board 
Robert Schlipf (robert.schlipf@waterboards.ca.gov) (510) 622-2478 
Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board 
Phillip Hammer (phillip.hammer@waterboards.ca.gov) (805) 549-3882 
Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board 
Cristine Morris (cris.morris@waterboards.ca.gov) (213) 620-2083 
Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board
James Marshall (james.marshall@waterboards.ca.gov) (916) 464-4772
Lahontan RWQCB Regional Water Quality Control Board 
Jehiel Cass (jehiel.cass@waterboards.ca.gov) (760) 241-2434
Colorado River Regional Water Quality Control Board
Kai Dunn (kai.dunn@waterboards.ca.gov) (760) 776-8986
Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board
Vacant
San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board 
Brandi Outwin-Beals (brandi.outwin-beals@waterboards.ca.gov) (619) 521-5896 
 

Colorado

Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Janet Kieler (janet.kieler@state.co.us) (303) 692-3599 
Kenan Diker (kenan.diker@state.co.us) (303) 692-3597 
Erin Scott (erin.scott@state.co.us) (303) 692-3506 
Lillian Gonzalez  (lillian.gonzalez@state.co.us) (303) 692-3655 

Connecticut

Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Kevin Barrett (kevin.barrett@ct.gov) (860) 424-3697 
Dennis J. Greci (dennis.greci@ct.gov) (860) 424-3751  
George V. Hicks, P.E. (george.hicks@ct.gov)  (860) 424-3752  
Arthur Mauger (art.mauger@po.state.ct.us) (860) 424-3829 
Chris Stone (chris.stone@po.state.ct.us) (860) 424-3850 

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Delaware

Delaware Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control
Bryan Ashby (Bryan.Ashby@state.de.us) (302) 739-9946   

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Florida

Florida Department of Environmental Protection 
Catherine Murray (catherine.m.murray@dep.state.fl.us) (850) 245-8613  
Marc Harris (marc.harris@dep.state.fl.us) (850) 245-8590  

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Georgia

Georgia Environmental Protection Division 
Audra Dickson (audra.dickson@dnr.state.ga.us) (404) 463-1511   
Benoit Causse (benoit.causse@dnr.state.ga.us) (404) 463-1511  

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Hawaii

Hawaii Department of Health  
Alec Wong (alec.wong@doh.hawaii.gov) (808) 586-4309  

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Idaho

US EPA, Region 10 (Permitting Authority for Idaho)
Mike Lidgard (lidgard.michael@epa.gov) (206) 553-1755  
Susan Poulsom (poulsom.susan@epa.gov) (206) 553-6258  
Dirk Helder (helder.dirk@epa.gov) (208) 378-5749
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality
Mary Anne Nelson (mary.anne.nelson@deq.idaho.gov) (208) 373-0291
Troy Smith (troy.smith@deq.idaho.gov) (208) 373-0488
AJ Maupin (aj.maupin@deq.idaho.gov) (208) 373-0167

Illinois

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Amy Dragovich (amy.dragovich@illinois.gov) (217) 782-0610
Darin Le Crone (darin.lecrone@illinois.gov) (217) 782-0610

Indiana

Indiana Department of Environmental Management
Paul Higginbotham (phigginb@idem.in.gov) (317) 232-8631
Catherine Hess (chess@idem.in.gov) (317) 232-8704
Stan Rigney (rigney@idem.in.gov)
Jerry Dittmer (jdittmer@idem.in.gov)

Iowa

Iowa Department of Natural Resources 
Tom Atkinson (tom.atkinson@dnr.iowa.gov) (515) 281-5054
Angela Chen (angela.chen@dnr.state.ia.us) (515) 281-4736
Billy Chen (billy.chen@dnr.state.ia.us) (515) 281-4305
Joe Griffin (joe.griffin@dnr.iowa.gov) (515) 281-7017
Adam Schnieders (adam.schnieders@dnr.iowa.gov) (515) 281-7489
Eric Wiklund (eric.wiklund@dnr.iowa.gov) (515) 725-0313

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Kansas

Kansas Department of Health & Environment
Donald R. Carlson, P.E. (dcarlson@kdheks.gov) (785) 296-5547  
Steve Caspers (scaspers@kdheks.gov ) (785) 296-5551  
Mark Gerard (mgerard@kdhe.state.ks.us) (785) 296-5520  
Larry Hook (lhook@kdhe.state.ks.us) (785) 296-5549  
Paul Marshall, P.E. (marshall.paul@epa.gov) (913) 551-9419  
US EPA, Region 07 (Permitting Authority for Kansas) 
Joe Mester (jmester@kdhe.state.ks.us) (785) 296-6804
Eric Staab, P.E. (estaab@kdhe.state.ks.us) (785) 296-4347 
Mike Tate, P.E. (mtate@kdhe.state.ks.us) (785) 296-5504
Rance Walker, P.E. (rcwalker@kdheks.gov) (785) 296-5537  

Kentucky

Department for Environmental Protection
Sara Beard Anderson (sara.anderson@ky.gov) (502) 564-3410 
Todd Powers (todd.powers@ky.gov) (502) 564-3410 
Greg Goode (greg.goode@ky.gov) (502) 564-3410 

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Louisiana

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality 
Scott Guilliams (scott.guilliams@la.gov) (225)219-3309 
Lewis "Dutch" Donlon (dutch.donlon@la.gov) (225)219-3309 
Lourdes Iturralde (lourdes.iturralde@la.gov) (225)219-3309 

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Maine

Maine Department of Environmental Protection
David P. Breau (david.p.breau@maine.gov) (207) 287-7766  
Jim Crowley (james.r.crowley@maine.gov) (207) 287-8898  
Brian Kavanah (brian.w.kavanah@maine.gov) (207) 287-7700 
Mark King (mark.a.king@state.me.us) (207) 287-2430
David Ladd (david.ladd@maine.gov) (207) 287-5404 
Jim Pollock (jim.c.pollock@maine.gov) (207) 287-7816  
John True (john.n.true@maine.gov) (207) 287-7808  
 

Maryland

Maryland Department of the Environment
Brian Clevenger (bclevenger@mde.state.md.us) (410) 537-3543
Nazeeh A. Freij (nfreij@mde.state.md.us) (410) 537-3375
Edward Gertler (egertler@mde.state.md.us) (410) 537-3651 
John Gesswein (jgesswein@mde.state.md.us) (410) 631-3760  
Dave Lyons (dlyons@mde.state.md.us) (410) 537-3626  
Michael Mayenschein (mmayenschein@mde.state.md.us) (410) 537-3629  
Edwal Stone (estone@mde.state.md.us) (410) 537-3661                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
Kevin Brander, P.E. (kevin.brander@state.ma.us) (617) 654-6519  
Mark A. Casella (mark.casella@state.ma.us) (617) 654-6517  
Laura Schifman (laura.schifman@mass.gov) (617) 556-1157 
Newton Tedder (tedder.newton@epa.gov) (617) 918-1038 
John R. Reinhardt (john.reinhardt@state.ma.us) (617) 292-5667

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Michigan

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Phil Argiroff (argiroffp@michigan.gov) (517) 290-3039
Christine Alexander (alexanderc2@michigan.gov) (517) 373-6794
Tiffany Myers (myerst1@michigan.gov) (517) 335-4201

Minnesota

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Aaron Luckstein (aaron.luckstein@state.mn.us) (507) 206-2606
Jeff Stollenwerk (jeff.stollenwerk@pca.state.mn.us) (218) 302-6612
Jeff Udd (jeff.udd@pca.state.mn.us) (218) 302-6637
Steven Weiss (steven.weiss@state.mn.us) (651) 757 2814

Mississippi

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
Krystal Rudolph (krudolph@mdeq.ms.gov) (601) 961-5096 
Chris Messemore (cmessemore@mdeq.ms.gov) (601) 961-5647 
Bradley Crain (bcrain@mdeq.ms.gov) (601) 961-5177 

Missouri

Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Chris Wieberg (chris.wieberg@dnr.mo.gov) (573) 526-5781
Timothy W. Bull (tim.bull@dnr.mo.gov) (573) 526-1155
Angela Falls (angela.falls@dnr.mo.gov) (573) 751-1419
Cameron Eisterhold (cameron.eisterhold@dnr.mo.gov) (573) 751-7326
Emilie Twining-Gerdes (emilie.twining-gerdes@dnr.mo.gov) (573) 526-0827
Chuck Harwood (charles.hardwood@dnr.mo.gov) (573) 751-9155
Stacia Bax (stacia.bax@dnr.mo.gov) 573-526-4586
Mike Irwin (mike.irwin@dnr.mo.gov) (573) 522-1131
Joshua Ernst (Joshua.Ernst@dnr.mo.gov) (573) 751-1142
Mike Abbott (michael.abbott@dnr.mo.gov) (573) 526-1139
Christopher Miller (Christopher.Miller@dnr.mo.gov) (573) 526-3337

Montana

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
Paul Skubinna (PSkubinna@mt.gov) (406) 444-3639  
Tommy Griffeth (TGriffeth@mt.gov) 406) 444-1454 
Rainie DeVaney (RDevaney@mt.gov) (406) 444-6769 

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Nebraska

Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Reuel Anderson (reuel.anderson@nebraska.gov) (402) 471-1367  
Patrick Berge (patrick.berge@nebraska.gov) (402) 471-2188  
Steve Goans, P.E. (steve.goans@nebraska.gov) (402) 471-2580  
Dennis Heitmann (dennis.heitmann@nebraska.gov) (402) 471-4288  
Craig Horn (craig.horn@nebraska.gov) (402) 471-8832  
Mike Linder (mike.linder@nebraska.gov) (402) 471-0275  
Blayne Renner (blayne.renner@nebraska.gov) (402) 471-8330 
Bob Zimmerman (bob.zimmerman@nebraska.gov) (402) 471-4205  

Nevada

Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
Katrina Pascual (kpascual@ndep.nv.gov) (775) 687-9315

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
Jeff Andrews (jandrews@des.state.nh.us) (603) 271-2984 
George Berlandi (gberlandi@des.state.nh.us) (603) 271-2458  
George Neil (gneil@des.state.nh.us) (603) 271-3325  

New Jersey

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection 
Michele M. Putnam (Michele.Putnam@dep.nj.gov) (609) 292-9977

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New Mexico

New Mexico Environment Department 
Sarah Holcomb (sarah.holcomb@state.nm.us) (505) 222-9587 
Marcy Leavitt (marcy_leavitt@nmenv.state.nm.us) (505) 827-2795  
Richard Powell (richard.powell@state.nm.us ) (505) 827-2798 

New York

New York Department of Environmental Quality
Koon Tang (koon.tang@dec.ny.gov) (518) 402-8111
Brian Baker (baker.brian@dec.ny.gov) (518) 402-8124
Shayne Mitchell (mitchell.shayne@dec.ny.gov) (518) 402-8125
Carol Lamb-Lafay (lamb-lafay.carol@dec.ny.doc) (518) 402-8123

North Carolina

North Carolina Department of Environment & Natural Resources
Jeff Poupart (jeff.poupart@ncdenr.gov) (919) 707-3600  
Mike Templeton (mike.templeton@ncdenr.gov) (919) 807-6402   
Julie Grzyb (julie.grzyb@ncdenr.gov) (919) 707-3605

North Dakota

North Dakota Department of Health
Dallas Grossman (dgrossma@nd.gov) (701) 328-5242    
Marty Haroldson (mharolds@nd.gov) (701) 328-5234 

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Ohio

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Eric Nygaard (Eric.Nygaard@epa.ohio.gov) (614) 644-2024
Erin Sherer (Erin.Sherer@epa.ohio.gov) (614) 728-3839

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Department of Environmental
John Craig (jon.craig@deq.state.ok.us) (405) 702-8100 
Mark Derichsweiler, P.E. (mark.derichsweiler@deq.ok.gov) (405) 702-8188 
Karen Milford (karen.milford@deq.ok.gov) (405) 702-8100 
Carol Paden (carol.paden@deq.state.ok.us) (405) 702-8183  
Quang Pham, P.E. (quang-pham@ag.ok.gov) (405) 522-3553 

Oregon

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Jennifer Wigal (wigal.jennifer@deq.state.or.us) (503) 229-5185 
Jim Billings (billings.jim@deq.state.or.us) (503) 229-5073 
Beth Moore (moore.beth@deq.state.or.us) (503) 229-6402 
James Nusrala (nusrala.james@deq.state.or.us) (503) 229-5415  
Doug Peters (peters.douglas@deq.state.or.us) (503) 229-6442  
Michael Pinney (michael.pinney@deq.state.or.us) (503) 229-5310  
Richard Santner (richard.santner@state.or.us) (503) 229-5219  
Karen Terry (terry.karen@deq.state.or.us) (503) 229-5586 

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Rod Kime (rkime@pa.gov) (717) 787-9637
Lee McDonnell (lmcdonnell@pa.gov) (717) 783-2938

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Eric Beck (ebeck@dem.state.ri.us) (401) 222-4700 
Margarita Chatterton (margarita.chatterton@dem.ri.gov) (401) 222-6820 
Angelo Liberti (angelo.liberti@dem.ri.gov) (401) 222-4700 x7225  
Alexandre Pinto (apinto@dem.state.ri.us) (401) 222-4700 x7227  

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South Carolina

South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control
Shawn Clarke (clarkesm@dhec.sc.gov) (803) 898-3544 
Crystal Rippy (rippycd@dhec.sc.gov) (803) 898-3964

South Dakota

South Dakota Department of Environment & Natural Resources
Albert Spangler (albert.spangler@state.sd.us) (605) 773-3351  
Kent Woodmansey (kent.woodmansey@state.sd.us) (605) 773-3351 

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Tennessee

Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation
Vojin Janjic (vojin.janjic@tn.gov) (615) 532-0670 

Texas

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality 
Chris Linendoll (clinendo@tceq.state.tx.us) (512) 239-4433 
Charles Maguire (charles.maguire@tceq.texas.gov) (512) 239-5308  
James Moore (james.moore@tceq.texas.gov) (512) 239-0171  
Jaya Zyman-Ponebshek (jzymanpo@tceq.texas.gov) (512) 239-2012  
 

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Utah

Utah Environmental Quality Department
Kim Shelley (kshelley@utah.gov) (801) 536-4385

Vermont

Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation
Cathy Jamieson (cathy.jamieson@anr.state.vt.us) (802) 241-3831  
Ernie Kelley (ernie.kelley@state.vt.us) (802) 338-4833  
Pete LaFlamme (pete.laflamme@state.vt.us) (802) 338-4887  

Virginia

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality 
Melanie D. Davenport (melanie.davenport@deq.virginia.gov) (804) 698-4038 
Allan Brockenbrough (allan.brockenbrough@deq.virginia.gov) (804) 698-4147    
Fred Cunningham (frederick.cunningham@deq.virginia.gov) (804) 698-4285 

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Washington

Washington Department of Ecology 
Bill Moore, P.E. (bmoo461@ecy.wa.gov) (360) 407-6460
Kyle Dorsey (kdor461@ecy.wa.gov) (360) 407-6107  
Jonathan Jennings (jonathan.jennings@ecy.wa.gov) (360) 407-6283 
David J. Knight (dakn461@ecy.wa.gov) (360) 407-6277  
Doug Knutson (dknu461@ecy.wa.gov) (425) 649-7025  
Paul Kramer (pakr461@ecy.wa.gov) (425) 649-4425  
Foroozan Labib (flab461@ecy.wa.gov) (360) 407-6439  
Scott Mallery, P.E. (smal461@ecy.wa.gov) (509) 456-4018  
Chuck Matthews (cmat461@ecy.wa.gov) (360) 407-6383 
Dean Smith (desm461@ecy.wa.gov) (509) 457-7108 
Daniel Thompson (dtho461@ecy.wa.gov) (509) 575-2842 

West Virginia

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection 
Tom Marshall (tmarhall@mail.dep.state.wv.us) (304) 558-0633  
Yogesh Patel, P.E. (yogesh.p.patel@wv.gov) (304) 926-0499 x1014  
Thomas Sowers (tsowers@wvdep.org) (304) 558-4086  
William Timmermeyer (william.f.timmermeyer@wv.gov) (304) 926-0495  
Sherry Wilkins (sherry.l.wilkins@wv.gov) (304) 926-0495  

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Adrian Stocks (adrian.stocks@wisconsin.gov) (608) 266-2666
Barton Chapman (barton.chapman@wisconsin.gov) (608) 266-7420
Brian Weigel (brian.weigel@wisconsin.gov) (608) 266-9277

Wyoming

US EPA, Region 08
Al Garcia (garcia.al@epa.gov) (303) 312-6382  
Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
Leah Coleman (leah.coleman@wyo.gov) (307) 777-7093  
Bill DiRienzo (bill.dirienzo@wyo.gov) (307) 777-7081
Barb Sahl (bsahl@wyo.gov) (307) 777-7570
Kevin Wells (kevin.wells@wyo.gov) (307) 777-8669
Kevin Frederick (kevin.frederick@wyo.gov) (307) 777-5985 
Wyoming Department of Agriculture 
Hank Uhden (huhden@state.wy.us) (307) 777-6574

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