The Environmental Management Branch (EMB) seeks to create a safer
environment through advanced public health protection. Among EMB's duties is training for disaster, emergency, and
terrorism preparedness for environment health professionals (see links below).
The Branch Chief is Christopher Pace. He can be reached by calling (916) 449-5661 or emailing Christopher.Pace@cdph.ca.gov
EMB consists of two Sections:
The Emergency, Restoration, and Waste Management
Section houses the Department of Defense Program, the Medical Waste
Management Program, and the Nuclear Emergency Response Program.
For questions regarding the Emergency, Restoration, and Management Section, call (916) 449-5661.
The Environmental Health Services
Section houses the Institutions Program, the Preharvest Shellfish and
Marine Biotoxin Monitoring Program, the Radon Program, the Recreational Health
Program, and the Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) Program.
The Section Chief is Eric Trevena. He can be reached by calling (916) 449-5709 or emailing Eric.Trevena@cdph.ca.gov