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Hazardous Materials and
Environmental Management System

Reclamation's Lower Colorado Region HazMat Office provides technical and regulatory expertise and coordination for a number of programs concerning air and water quality, emergency response, hazardous waste disposal, and occupational safety and health.

Services we provide:

  • Responding and cleaning-up of toxic spills on the lower Colorado River, Reclamation property, and other locations within Lower Colorado Region boundaries

  • Assisting in maintaining standards established in federal, state and local environment regulations,

  • Coordinating and overseeing Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) requirements as required by environmental laws, and

  • Auditing Reclamation programs for environmental compliance.

For more information about these programs and services, contact Hazardous Materials Coordinator Jeff Smith at JefferySmith@usbr.gov or phone 702-293-8060.

Through use of a comprehensive Environmental Management System (as set forth in Executive Order 13423) to ensure effective environmental stewardship, this office also enhances the Region's sustainability, recycling, and energy management goals and objectives.

Pagemaster: Colleen Dwyer, cdwyer@usbr.gov
Updated: January 2011