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The activities of the Pollution Control Services Department are directed toward ensuring clean air and water for the citizens of Harris County consistent with the protection of public health, enjoyment of property and the protection of plant, animal, and marine life. Activities include:


  • Enforcing the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Air, Water, Solid Waste and Harris County Storm Water Rules and Regulations.
  • Emergency response.
  • Responding to citizen complaints regarding air, water or solid waste problems.
  • Monitoring, inspecting and investigating activities and facilities associated with air, water, storm water and solid and hazardous waste pollution.
  • Laboratory analysis of water, soil and solid waste samples to identify and quantify compounds that may be hazardous, a public nuisance or detrimental to the environment.
  • Reviewing and commenting on TCEQ permit renewals and amendments.
  • Assessing and compiling reports and evidence relating to violations of environmental laws for civil or criminal litigation.

 


​Department Directory


Main Line/Complaint Line
713-920-2831
 
 
Fax Main
713-274-6475

 


EXECUTIVE

Dr. Latrice Babin
Director
713-274-6433
 
Janal Wyatt
Executive Assistant
713-274-6408

COMMUNICATIONS
 
Dimetra Hamilton
Manager, Communications and Media Relations
713-274-6416
 
Suraj Batavia
Graphic Designer
713-274-6307
 
Aliyah Coleman
Social Media Specialist
713-274-6359
 
Maritza Rojas-Martini
Environmental Toxicologist
713-274-6489
 
Kayla Roman
Public Engagement Specialist
713-274-6488
 
Ayan Zeng
Data Analyst
713-274-6468

TECHNICAL SERVICES
 
Nancy Meilahn
Deputy Director, Technical
713-274-6430

FIELD SECTION
 
Nancy Sibley
Manager
713-274-6372
 
Veronique Baker
Senior Investigator
713-274-6435
 
Laly Saenz
Senior Investigator
713-274-6437
 
Trent D'Alessio
Investigator
713-274-6302
 
Amy Guardado
Investigator
713-274-6325
 
Bridget Haney
Investigator
713-274-6429
 
Megan Rasefske
Investigator
713-274-6355
 
Steven Fonseca
Investigator
713-274-6434



FIELD SECTION (CONTINUED)

Nakailla Kirkpatrick
Investigator
713-274-6524
 
Christopher Montague
Concrete Batch Specialist
713-274-6368
 
Eric Bergholtz
Concrete Batch Specialist
713-274-6330

OPERATIONS AND POLICY
 
Andrew Brady
Deputy Director, Operations and Policy
713-274-6494

PERMITS

Stuart Mueller
Manager
713-274-6414
 
Jerry Caraviotis
Water Specialist
713-274-6334
 
Nicolina Fraietta
Emission Event Specialist
713-274-6417
 
Matt Van Vleck
Supervisor-Air
713-274-6412
 
Elvis Martinez
Air Monitoring Specialist
713-274-6332
 
John Zhong
Air Permits Specialist
713-274-6491

COMPLIANCE
 
Kathy Stone
Manager
713-274-6357
 
David Becker
CRM Administrator
713-274-6310
 
Israel Garza
Enforcement Coordinator
713-274-6424
 
Elizabeth Guynn
Training Coordinator
713-274-6438
 
Marisela Lozano
Compliance Solid Waste Coordinator
713-274-6333
marisela.lozano@pcs.hctx.net
 
Daisy Macias
Compliance Air Coordinator
713-274-6436
 
Elaine Savage
Compliance Stormwater Coordinator
713-274-6318



STORMWATER & WASTEWATER
 
Nuguent Cotton
Manager
713-274-6366
 
Christopher Baecke
Senior Investigator
713-274-6331
 
Wade Guy
Sampling Coordinator
713-274-6431
 
Bryan Kosler
Water Coordinator
713-274-6432
 
Tony Tomlinson
Investigator
713-274-6340
 
Norwood Clayton
Investigator
713-274-6410
 
Denisse Muniz
Investigator
713-274-6352
denisse.muniz@pcs.hctx.net

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

Sandee Wilson
Manager
713-274-6309
 
Veronica Bosquez
Administrative Assistant-Field
713-274-6365
 
Patricia Cangas
Administrative Assistant-Stormwater
713-274-6406
 
Roxanne Medina
Administrative Assistant-Files
713-274-6405
 
Teresa Ruiz
Administrative Assistant-Emergency Response
713-274-6407

LAB SERVICES
 
Michael Cantu
Manager
713-274-6322
 
Ericka Jackson
QA/QC Coordinator
713-274-6350
 
Vana Morton
Lab Sample Custodian
713-274-6441
 
Evirgia Stewart
Supervisor-Wet Lab
713-274-6440
 
Ramon Martinez
Chemist
713-274-6439




LAB SERVICES (CONTINUED)
 
Lien Nguyen
Chemist
713-274-6349
 
Eleanor Pangilinan
Chemist
713-274-6346
 
Anandam Pillai
Chemist
713-274-6323
 
Ashley Scroggins
Chemist
713-274-6461
 
Ruben Verastegui, Jr.
Supervisor-Instrumentation Lab
713-274-6347
 
Maria Vasquez
Lab Custodian
713-274-6418

EMERGENCY RESPONSE 
 
Craig Hill
Manager
713-274-6425
 
Johnathan Martin
Supervisor-Emergency Response
713-274-6411
 
Alex Berry
Emergency Response Specialist
713-274-6353
 
Cameron Dews
Emergency Response Specialist
713-274-6345
 
Bill Everett
Emergency Response Specialist
713-274-6343
 
Gerek Patrick
Emergency Response Specialist
713-274-6387
 
Joel Suydam
Emergency Response Specialist
713-274-6356
 
Shawn Williams
Monitoring & Surveillance Specialist
713-274-6272























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