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North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources: Division of Environmental Health

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North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources: Division of Environmental Health

Acronym:  NC DENR DEH

Description:  The N.C. Division of Environmental Health is comprised of six sections: Environmental Health Services; Public Water Supply; Public Health Pest Management; Shellfish Sanitation; On-Site Wastewater and Radiation Protection. The division is also home to the Office of Education and Training, which provides centralized intern training for newly hired environmental health specialists working for the county health departments; certification for public water supply operators; and general training for staff. The office also oversees the authorization of all agents enforcing North Carolina health-related rules.

Web Site:  http://www.deh.enr.state.nc.us/

Mission Statement:  The mission of the N.C. Division of Environmental Health is to safeguard life, promote human health and protect the environment through the practice of modern environmental health science, the use of technology, rules, public education and above all, dedication to the public trust.

Monitoring Programs:  North Carolina DENR: Recreational Water Quality and Shellfish Sanitation Monitoring

Monitoring Stations:  no stations are currently registered in the database

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