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Office of Radiation and Indoor Air
Radiation Protection Division
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW  (MC 6608T)
Washington, DC 20460-0001

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This image shows which states are included in EPA's Region 1: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.

Region 1:

Anthony Honnellio
Office of Site Remediation & Restoration
Phone: (617) 918-1456
Email: honnellio.anthony@epa.gov

 

This image shows which states are included in EPA's Region 2: New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and eight Tribal Nations.

Region 2:

Nidal F. Azzam, Acting Chief
Clean Air and Sustainability Division
Phone: (212) 637-3748
Email: azzam.nidal@epa.gov

 

This image shows which states are included in EPA's Region 3: Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.

Region 3:

Marcos Aquino
Air Protection Division
Phone: (215) 814-3422
Email: aquino.marcos@epa.gov

 

This image shows which states are included in EPA's Region 4: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and 6 Tribes.

Region 4:

Lloyd Generette
Air Analysis and Support Branch
Phone: (404) 562-9138
Email: generette.lloyd@epa.gov

Artra Cooper
Air Pesticides and Toxics Management Division
Phone: (404) 562-9047
Email: cooper.artra@epa.gov

Jon Richards
EPA R4 Superfund Division
Restoration & Site Evaluation Branch
RPM & Radiation Support
Phone: (404) 562-8648
Email: richards.jon@epa.gov

 

This image shows which states are included in EPA's Region 4: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin and 35 Tribes.

Region 5:

Jack Barnette
Air & Radiation Division
Phone: (312) 886-6175
Email: barnette.jack@epa.gov

Michael Murphy
Air & Radiation Division
Phone: (312) 886-6686
Email: murphy.michael@epa.gov

 

This image shows which states are included in EPA's Region 6: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and 66 Tribal Nations.

Region 6:

George Brozowski
Regional Health Physicist - Multimedia Planning and Permitting Division
Phone: (214) 665-8541
Email: brozowski.george@epa.gov

This image shows which states are included in EPA's Region 7: Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Nine Tribal Nations.

Region 7:

Charles Hooper
Air and Waste Management Division
Phone: (913) 551-7271
Email: hooper.charlesa@epa.gov

This image shows which states are included in EPA's Region 8: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota , South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming and 27 Tribal Nations.

Region 8:

Steven B. Merritt, CIH
Industrial Hygienist / Radiation Coordinator
Phone: (303) 312-6146
Email: Merritt.Steven@epa.gov

This image shows which states are included in EPA's Region 9: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands & 148 Tribes.

Region 9:

Mike Bandrowski
Air Division
Phone: (415) 947-4194
Email: bandrowski.mike@epa.gov

Ryder Freed
Air Division
Phone: (415) 972-3267
Email: freed.rachel@epa.gov

 

This image shows which states are included in EPA's Region 10: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and 271 Native Tribes.

Region 10:

Jim McAuley
EPA Region 10
Phone: (206) 553-1987
Email: mcauley.jim@epa.gov

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