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Remediation

The Division of Remediation identifies and investigates hazardous substance sites, then uses practical and effective remedies to stabilize, remediate, contain, monitor, and maintain these sites. These efforts minimize threats to public health, safety, and the environment.

If you are interested in discussing a site with us, please Contact Us.

The FY14-15 Division of Remediation Annual Report is now available. You can view the report here.


  • Meth Contamination

    The abuse and manufacture of illegal methamphetamine continues to be a statewide epidemic in Tennessee. TDEC's Division of Remediation develops rules to determine when a property is 'Safe for Human Use' again.

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  • Oak Ridge Reservation Clean-up

    Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s (TDEC) Division of Remediation Oak Ridge office monitors the Oak Ridge Reservation to ensure that there is no threat to public health and the environment from the federal Department of Energy (DOE) activities on the reservation. Division staff also oversee DOE’s cleanup of contamination resulting from decades of nuclear weapons production and other site missions.

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  • Brownfields Redevelopment Program Overview

    The Tennessee Brownfields Redevelopment Program works with the public to assist in the re-use and revitalization of brownfields in Tennessee.  Many properties in Tennessee previously used as gas stations, drycleaners, factories or properties and may have contamination from unknown sources qualify as brownfields. 

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  • Drycleaning

    All drycleaners who are operating in the state of Tennessee must register with the  Drycleaner Environmental Response Program, also known as DCERP.  Active drycleaners and former drycleaners can also enter DCERP to help clean up property contaminated by drycleaning solvent.

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  • Laws, Rules, & Guidance

    This section provides information on Tennessee's laws, rules, and guidance documents that are associated with the Division of Remediation and its programs.

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  • Success Stories & Ongoing Projects

    The Division of Remediation has many ongoing projects and many successful projects as well . This section highlights a few of Remediation's efforts at restoring Tennessee's environment and protecting human health.

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  • Remediation Notices & Hearings

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  • Contact Us

    Our offices are open Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm local time except holidays. If you are interested in discussing a site or a program with us, please contact us.

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