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Environmental Compliance

This section of the Facilities Management Division is responsible for assuring that County facilities comply with various Federal, State and Local environmental regulations.

The Environmental Compliance section is responsible for managing and overseeing the County’s Underground Storage Tank Compliance Program, the Asbestos Operation & Maintenance Program, Disposal of Hazardous and Non-Hazardous waste, investigation, resolution of indoor air quality, lead-based paint, mold, environmental/occupational health complaints, as well as providing technical assistance to other County Departments and Agencies.

The Department of Public Works Environmental Compliance section is committed to ensuring a healthy and safe work environment for all county employees and occupants and to resolving complaints in a professional and thorough manner.   

Contact Person

Jay Medlock
Environmental Health and Safety Administrator
(216) 443-7556
jmedlock@cuyahogacounty.us

Other Resources and Links

Ohio Bureau of Underground Storage Tanks 
http://www.com.ohio.gov/fire/bustMain.aspx  

Asbestos Information
http://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhprograms/dspc/asbes1/asb_faq/faqhome.aspx  
http://www.afscme.org/issues/1346.cfm  

Indoor Air Quality Information
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pdfs/occupants_guide.pdf  
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pubs/careforyourair.html  

Lead-Based Paint Information
http://www.ccbh.net/ccbh/opencms/CCBH/services/environmental_health/Lead.html
 
http://www.afscme.org/issues/1330.cfm
http://www.ehw.org/  

Mold Fact Sheet
http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/indoors/air/docs/mold.pdf  

Radon Information 
http://www.epa.gov/rpdweb00/radionuclides/radon.html
http://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhPrograms/rp/radlic/radon.aspx