Valley Regional Office

Address:
4411 Early Road
Mailing address P.O. Box 3000
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
(540) 574-7800
(540) 574-7878 (fax)


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

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The Valley Regional Office serves the counties of Albemarle, Augusta, Bath, Clarke, Fluvanna, Frederick, Greene, Highland, Nelson, Page, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenandoah and Warren; and the cities of Buena Vista, Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Staunton, Waynesboro and Winchester.

Amy Thatcher Owens
Regional Director
(540) 574-7808
amy.owens@deq.virginia.gov

Program Contact Phone
Permits, compliance and remediation Keith Fowler
Deputy Regional Director
(540) 574-7812
Air permits Janardan Pandey
Air Permits Manager
(540) 574-7817
Water permits and compliance; biosolids Brandon Kiracofe
Water Permits & Compliance Manager
(540) 574-7892
Air compliance and wetlands Keith Fowler
Deputy Regional Director
(540) 574-7812
Petroleum storage tanks Todd Pitsenberger
Petroleum Storage Tank Manager
(540) 574-7847
Pollution response Jennifer Welcher
PREP Coordinator
(540) 574-7854
Waste permits and compliance Graham Simmerman
Land Protection & Pollution Response Manager
(540) 574-7865
Water Quality Monitoring, 
assessments, and TMDLs
Tara Sieber
Water Quality Monitoring & Assessments Manager
(540) 574-7870
Agricultural programs and stormwater Gary Flory
Agriculture & Stormwater Manager
(540) 574-7840
Administration and FOIA Diana Adams
Office Manager
(540) 574-7886

Directions to the DEQ Valley Regional Office

From points south of Harrisonburg: Take Interstate 81 North to Exit 243 (Route 11/Harrisonburg-first Harrisonburg exit). The exit ramp will take you to Route 11. Stay to your right and merge onto Route 11 North. Travel approximately 150 yards to the next intersection (at a stoplight), and turn right (between the Ramada Inn and an Exxon station) onto Pleasant Valley Road. Continue on Pleasant Valley Road until you cross over I-81. Immediately after crossing I-81, turn right onto Early Road. Follow Early Road for approximately 1.2 miles, and you will see the DEQ office building on your right. There is a big DEQ sign at the entrance.

From points north of Harrisonburg: Take I-81 South to Exit 243, the last of four Harrisonburg exits. The exit ramp will take you to Route 11. Stay to your right and merge onto Route 11 North. Travel approximately 150 yards to the next intersection (at a stoplight), and turn right (between the Ramada Inn and an Exxon station) onto Pleasant Valley Road. Continue on Pleasant Valley Road until you cross over I-81. Immediately after crossing I-81, turn right onto Early Road. Follow Early Road for approximately 1.2 miles, and you will see the DEQ office building on your right. There is a big DEQ sign at the entrance.

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


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