Technical Services Program

The Technical Services Program provides technical review and support of various initiatives that include:
  • Sanitary Surveys of public water systems and water bottling facilities;
  • Design and compliance assistance of piggeries,
  • Mapping, modeling and analysis of environmental data,
  • Review and approval of engineering designs, environmental assessments and project proposals in support of the Project Notification and Review System (PNRS) and other AS-EPA programs,
  • Review of site remediation plans, oversight of environmental response actions, and identification of potential brownfields,
  • Oversight of waste water treatment and disposal systems, including facilities permitted under the National Pollutant Discharge and Elimination System (NPDES), 
  • Review and implementation of storm water management plans and best management practices for erosion and sediment control,
  • Issuance of Water Quality Certifications under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act (CWA), and
  • Coordination with federal partners such as USEPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)

Long Term Goal:

Enhance the technical capacity of AS-EPA programs with an emphasis on:

  1. Accurately assessing situations in the field,
  2. Analyzing data and documenting findings,
  3. Preparing technical reports and memoranda,
  4. Training and assisting AS-EPA staff, and
  5. Developing guidance to help the regulated community comply with environmental regulations.
Contact:

Jewel Potoae
Phone: (684)633-2304
Email: jewel.potoae@epa.as.gov