DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

Jane T. Nishida, Secretary of the Environment (410) 631-3084

Arthur W. Ray, Deputy Secretary (410) 631-3086
Robert G. Hoyt, Assistant Secretary for Policy Coordination (410) 631-4187
Allan P. Jensen, Director, Administrative & Employee Services Administration (410) 631-3116
Ann Marie DeBiase, Director, Air & Radiation Management Administration (410) 631-3255
Robert S. Summers, Ph.D., Director, Technical & Regulatory Services Administration (410) 631-3680
Richard W. Collins, Director, Waste Management Administration (410) 631-3304
James L. Hearn, Director, Water Management Administration (410) 631-3567
M. Rosewin Sweeney, Principal Counsel (410) 631-3053

2500 Broening Highway
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 631-3000
1-800-633-6101 (toll free, Maryland)
e-mail: jnishida@mde.state.md.us
tdd: (410) 631-3009
web: www.mde.state.md.us/


Agencies

Budget

Functions

Historical Evolution

Organizational Chart

Organizational Structure

Origin

Reports


ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

OFFICE OF SECRETARY

(U00A0101, formerly 39.01.01.01)
FY2001 appropriation: $1,718,247
FY2001 authorized positions: 19
Jane T. Nishida, Secretary of the Environment
(410) 631-3084
e-mail: jnishida@mde.state.md.us

Arthur W. Ray, Deputy Secretary
(410) 631-3086
e-mail: aray@mde.state.md.us

Cathy J. Wagenfer, Director of Operations
(410) 631-3083
e-mail: cwagenfer@mde.state.md.us

POLICY COORDINATION

Robert G. Hoyt, Assistant Secretary for Policy Coordination
(410) 631-4187
e-mail: bhoyt@mde.state.md.us

ADMINISTRATIVE & EMPLOYEE SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

(U00A0202, formerly 39.01.02.02)
FY2001 appropriation: $6,099,245
FY2001 authorized positions: 57
Allan P. Jensen, Director
(410) 631-3116
e-mail: ajensen@mde.state.md.us

Robert R. Hagans, Deputy Director
(410) 631-4419
e-mail: rhagans@mde.state.md.us

AIR & RADIATION MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION

(U00A0701, formerly 39.01.07)
FY2001 appropriation: $11,056,265
FY2001 authorized positions: 195
Ann Marie DeBiase, Director
(410) 631-3255
e-mail: adebiase@mde.state.md.us
web: www.mde.state.md.us/arma/Airqulty/airqual.html

Angelo J. Bianca, Deputy Director
(410) 631-3260
e-mail: abianca@mde.state.md.us

TECHNICAL & REGULATORY SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

(U00A0501, formerly 39.01.05.01)
FY2001 appropriation: $13,214,946
FY2001 authorized positions: 146.3
Robert S. Summers, Ph.D., Director
(410) 631-3680
e-mail: rsummers@mde.state.md.us

Robin Grove, Deputy Director
(410) 631-3572
e-mail: rgrove@mde.state.md.us
fax: (410) 631-3873

Narendra Panday, Technical Coordinator
(410) 631-3680
e-mail: npanday@mde.state.md.us

WASTE MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION

(U00A06, formerly 39.01.06)
FY2001 appropriation: $21,536,490
FY2001 authorized positions: 223
Richard W. Collins, Director
(410) 631-3304
e-mail: rcollins@mde.state.md.us
web: www.mde.state.md.us/was/washome.html

Horacio A. Tablada, Deputy Director
(410) 631-3304
e-mail: htablada@mde.state.md.us

WATER MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION

(U00A04, formerly 39.01.04)
FY2001 appropriation: $26,442,348
FY2001 authorized positions: 328.1
James L. Hearn, Director
(410) 631-3567
e-mail: jhearn@mde.state.md.us

Dane S. Bauer, Deputy Director
(410) 631-3512
e-mail: dbauer@mde.state.md.us


DEFUNCT DEPARTMENTAL AGENCIES

AIR MONITORING & INFORMATION SYSTEMS PROGRAM
Under Air and Radiation Management Administration, renamed Air Monitoring and Data Management Program in Jan. 2000.

CAPITAL PROJECTS PROGRAM
Under Water Management Administration, reorganized as Water Quality Infrastructure Program in 1996.

COMPUTER MODELING & INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS PROGRAM
Under Technical and Regulatory Services Administration, functions split between Computer Modeling Program and Office of Information Management and Technology in July 1999.

EMERGENCY OPERATIONS & TECHNICAL SUPPORT PROGRAM
Under Technical and Regulatory Services Administration, renamed Emergency Operations Program in 1998.

EMERGENCY OPERATIONS PROGRAM
Under Technical and Regulatory Services Administration, reorganized as Environmental and Emergency Planning Program in July 1999.

ENVIRONMENTAL RISK ASSESSMENT PROGRAM
Under Technical and Regulatory Services Administration, reorganized as Environmental Health and Risk Assessment Program in July 1999.

GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS & COMPUTER MODELING DIVISION
Under Technical and Regulatory Services Administration, reorganized in 1998 as two divisions: Computer Modeling, and Geographic Information Systems.

HAZARDOUS WASTE FACILITIES SITING BOARD
Under Waste Management Administration, last met in 1995.

INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS DIVISION
Under Administrative and Employee Services Administration, reorganized as Office of Information Management and Technology and moved to Technical and Regulatory Services Administration in July 1999.

INSPECTION & COMPLIANCE PROGRAM
Under Water Management Administration, reorganized in 1996 as Office of Compliance Policy and Management.

MARYLAND RECYCLING ADVISORY GROUP
Under Waste Management Administration, completed its work in 1997.

MULTI-MEDIA ANALYSIS DIVISION
Under Technical and Regulatory Services Administration, abolished in 1998.

NATURAL HAZARD MITIGATION & EMERGENCY PLANNING DIVISION
Under Technical and Regulatory Services Administration, renamed Hazard Mitigation and Emergency Planning Division within Emergency Operations and Technical Support Program in 1996.

NEWSPRINT RECYCLING BOARD
Under Waste Management Administration, last met in 1995.

NONPOINT-SOURCE PERMITS PROGRAM
Under Water Management Administration, renamed Nonpoint-Source Program in 1997.

NUCLEAR EMERGENCY DIVISION
Under Technical and Regulatory Services Administration, renamed Nuclear Emergency and Noise Division in 1998.

OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Under Water Management Administration, reorganized as Office of Operational Services and Administration, effective Sept. 1, 1997.

OFFICE OF PLANNING, FISCAL & SUPPORT SERVICES
Under Technical and Regulatory Services Administration, reorganized as Office of Information Management and Technology in July 1999.

OFFICE OF PLANNING & OUTREACH SERVICES
Under Waste Management Administration, renamed Office of Planning, Recycling and Outreach Services in Aug. 1999.

OFFICE OF PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT & BUSINESS SERVICES
Under Water Management Administration, abolished in July 1998.

PERMITS & UNDERGROUND STORAGE-TANK LOAN DIVISION
Under Waste Management Administration, renamed Permits and Support Division within Oil Control Program in April 1997.

PROGRAM PLANNING & REGULATIONS COORDINATION SECTION
Under Technical and Regulatory Services Administration, functions were absorbed by Office of Planning, Fiscal and Support Services in Dec. 1996.

PUBLIC DRINKING WATER PROGRAM
Under Water Management Administration, renamed Water Supply Program in July 1999.

PUBLIC INFORMATION & COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE
Renamed Office of Communications in 1996.

QUALITY ASSURANCE INFORMATION SYSTEMS DIVISION
Under Air and Radiation Management Administration, renamed Quality Assurance and Data Management Division in Jan. 2000.

RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS LICENSING, COMPLIANCE & SAFEGUARDS DIVISION
Under Air and Radiation Management Administration, renamed Radioactive Materials Licensing and Compliance Division in Jan. 1997.

RECYCLING SERVICES DIVISION
Under Waste Management Administration, functions taken over by Office of Planning, Recycling and Outreach Services in Aug. 1999.

SOURCE PROTECTION & COMPLIANCE DIVISION
Under Water Management Administration, renamed Source Protection and Administration Division within Public Drinking Water Program in 1996.

SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS & SITE ASSESSMENT DIVISION
Under Technical and Regulatory Services Administration, renamed Fishkill Investigation Section within Emergency Operations Program in 1998.

SURVEILLANCE & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE DIVISION
Under Water Management Administration, renamed Engineering and Technical Assistance Division within Public Drinking Water Program in 1996.

WASTEWATER DISCHARGE PERMITS DIVISION
Under Water Management Administration, abolished in 1996.

WATER & WASTEWATER ENGINEERING PROGRAM
Under Water Management Administration, abolished in 1996.

WATER & WASTEWATER PERMITS PROGRAM
Under Water Management Administration, reorganized as Wastewater Permits Program in July 1999.

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