EPA's Region 6 Office
Serving: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and 66 Tribal Nations
Region 6 State Partners
The Office of Strategic Planning and Analyses (SPA) also known as The Office of the Associate Director for CAED is responsible for managing several mulit-media and cross-program activities in the Compliance Assurance and Enforcement Division. This office is responsible for strategic planning and enforcement coordination based on environmental data analyses; tracking and analysis of regional enforcement and compliance activities; lead for the Integrated Compliance Information System from the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assistance. SPA also includes eDisclosures, enforcement eTraining and information technology support.
The Office of Planning and Coordination is also located in this office and is responsible for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance. It reviews Environmental Impact Statements, environmental information documents, prepares Environmental Assessments (RODs - record of decisions) and, issues Finding of No Significant Impact. This office also has the regional coordination lead for the National Prehistoric Preservation Act and the Endangered Species Act. It coordinates and handles all compliance assistance activities in Region 6.
Links to activities by these offices:
Following is the Office of Strategic Planning and Analyses mailing address and phone numbers.
EPA Region 6
Compliance Assurance and Enforcement Division
Office of Strategic Planning and Analyses (6EN-X)
1445 Ross Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75202-2733
Debra Griffin, Associate Director
Main Office Phone: (214) 665-8150
Fax: (214) 665-7446
Links to Enforcement Programs in CAED:
Air/Toxics Inspection & Coordination Branch works with state, local and tribal governments, other federal agencies, businesses and community groups to implement and enforce the CAA regulations.
Hazardous Waste Enforcement Branch provides guidance on all aspects of managing hazardous wastes and chemical substances; and offer compliance assistance to citizens, facilities, States, and Tribes.