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Environmental Health

Dave Gorman, Director of Environmental Health
(607) 337-1678

The Environmental Division of the Public Health Department applies principles of the physical, biological, and chemical properties to detect, evaluate, control, and manage factors in the environment that affect our health.

Projects & Plans

The Environmental Division is responsible for plan review, plan approval, permit issuance, inspections, complaint investigations, and enforcement at the following facilities and in the following program areas:


The Environmental Division provides assistance to individuals, organizations, and municipalities for:

  • Bottled and bulk water
  • Chemical emergencies
  • Hazardous waste sites
  • Environmental health assessment
  • Individual water supplies
  • Communicable diseases
  • Occupational health