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Tidewater Regional Office

5636 Southern Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 518-2000
(757) 518-2009 (fax)

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

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The Tidewater Regional Office serves the counties of Accomack, Isle of Wight, James City, Northampton, Southampton and York; and the cities of Chesapeake, Franklin, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach and Williamsburg.

Craig R. Nicol
Regional Director

Program Contact Phone
Deputy Director Janet Weyland
Deputy Regional Director
(757) 518-2151
Air permits Janardan Pandey
Air Permit Manager
(540) 574-7817
Water Permits (VPDES, VPA, MS4 and Industrial Stormwater) Janet Weyland
Water Permit Manager
(757) 518-2151
Virginia Water Protection permits Jeff Hannah
Virginia Water Protection Program Manager
(757) 518-2146
Construction assistance
(loans and grants)
Kimberly Butler
Senior Engineer
(757) 518-2148
Enforcement John Brandt
Regional Enforcement Manager
(757) 518-2010
Air inspections, monitoring John Brandt
Air Compliance Manager
(757) 518-2010
Water inspections, monitoring Julie Laferriere
Water Compliance Manager
(757) 518-2084
Water monitoring and planning

Kristie Britt
Water Monitoring and Planning Manager

(757) 518-2153
Waste permitting and compliance; remediation; aboveground and underground storage tanks Melinda Woodruff
Land Protection Manager
(757) 518-2174
Pollution response

Meghan Kies
PREP Coordinator

Renee McKinnon
PREP Coordinator

 (757) 518-2077

(757) 518-2077

Stormwater (Construction GPs and  E&S) Noah Hill
Stormwater Team Lead
(757) 373-9459
Administration Debby Arnold
Office Manager
(757) 518-2169
FOIA Requests – (Tidewater Office ONLY) (757) 518-2000 ext. 0

Directions to the DEQ Tidewater Regional Office

From Richmond, Chesapeake and Suffolk: Follow I-64 East to the Newtown Road exit (284-B). Take the South Newtown Road exit, and go straight at the stoplight, crossing Newtown Road onto Greenwich Road. Turn right (after the Holiday Inn and before ECPI) between brick columns with a sign for Greenwich Commons. The DEQ office is the second building on the right.

From Virginia Beach: Follow I-264 West to the Witchduck Road exit. Turn left at the stoplight onto Witchduck Road, heading south. At the stoplight, turn right onto Greenwich Road. Follow Greenwich Road, and turn left (after ECPI and before the Holiday Inn) between brick columns with a sign for Greenwich Commons. The DEQ office is the second building on the right. (Look for the flag pole.)

*The Greenwich Road entrance is at the back of the building, and the Southern Boulevard entrance is at the front of the building. The entrance to the building is at the flag pole.

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Virginia Department of
Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 698-4000

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