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Scott County Environmental Health and Inspections Department

Back in 1978, Scott County found itself facing several environmental challenges. A local hazardous waste collection and incineration business had recently suffered a catastrophic fire, and the site now presented a huge cleanup nightmare.

Throughout the county, septic systems were failing and groundwater was beginning to be impacted – the very same groundwater that each and every resident of Scott County depended upon for their supply of safe drinking water. It was time for a change, and the County responded by creating the Scott County Environmental Health Department.

Today Scott County Environmental Health works in several areas to safeguard both the environment and the health of Scott County residents. Some of these focus areas include:

Click on any of these links for more information on these specific program areas. To contact an individual member of our Environmental Health team, simply scroll down for contact information.

Environmental Health Department - Contact Information


Environmental Health and Waste Programs Supervisor
 Peter Schmitt
Environmentalist III
Greg Boe
Sr. Environmental Health Specialist
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program Manager
Environmental Education Program Coordinator
Joan Anderson
Environmentalist II
Hazardous Waste – Business Licensing
SSTS/ISTS Inspector

Steve Steuber
Environmentalist II
Solid Waste Enforcement
SSTS/ISTS Inspector

Bill Phillips
Environmentalist II
HHW Facility Technician
SSTS/ISTS Review and Inspection

Mary Creech
Environmentalist II
HHW Facility Technician
SSTS/ISTS Review and Inspection

 Richard Jones
Environmentalist II
HHW Facility Technician
SSTS/ISTS Review and Inspection

Brian Latvala
Facility Assistant

Office Administration


Environmental Health Fax Line: 952-496-8496

Environmental Health 24-hour Information: 952-496-8787

Nuisance Complaint Hotline (to report suspected illegal burning, dumping, etc): 952-496-8876


Contact Information
County Main Number
(952) 445-7750
Environmental Health
(952) 496-8475
(952) 496-8496 (FAX)
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