About ITRC

Advancing Environmental Solutions

to achieve healthy and sustainable air, water, land, and ecology
through the adoption of innovative solutions

"ITRC guidance documents and training provide me and my company with the tools to apply up-to-date investigative and remedial concepts to a wide variety of sites. ITRC facilitates application of these concepts throughout the life of the project. All the information and resources are provided in an accessible and efficient presentation that make finding the exact information you need very fast and easy."
             - Daniele Peters, PE, EES Environmental Consulting, Inc.

Overview

The Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (ITRC) is a state-led coalition working to reduce barriers to the use of innovative air, water, waste, and remediation environmental technologies and processes. ITRC produces documents and training that broaden and deepen technical knowledge and expedite quality regulatory decision making while protecting human health and the environment. With public and private sector members from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, ITRC truly provides a national perspective.

Mission

Develop innovative products to provide the knowledge and skills to address environmental challenges

ITRC is a program of the Environmental Research Institute of the States (ERIS), a 501(c)(3) organization incorporated in the District of Columbia and managed by the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS). ITRC is established in the ERIS By-laws. ECOS is the national, nonprofit, nonpartisan association representing the state and territorial environmental commissioners. Its mission is to serve as a champion for states; to provide a clearinghouse of information for state environmental commissioners; to promote coordination in environmental management; and to articulate state positions on environmental issues to Congress, federal agencies, and the public. More information on ECOS is available at www.ecos.org.

Vision

Innovative solutions for a sustainable environment

ITRC achieves its mission through its Teams, which are composed of environmental professionals, including state and federal environmental regulators, federal agency representatives, industry experts, community stakeholders, and academia. ITRC Teams develop guidance documents and training courses. These products help state environmental agencies and others gain valuable technical knowledge and develop consistent regulatory approaches for reviewing and approving specific technologies. ITRC Teams are led by state environmental agency staff. 

Values

  • People: Diverse, Principled, Solution-Focused
  • Process: Inclusive, Transparent, Consensus-Driven
  • Products: Innovative, Educational, Quality

Our Goals

  • Promote a culture of EQUITY and EXCELLENCE
  • Build and maintain collaborative PARTNERSHIPS
  • Develop and deliver PRODUCTS that enhance sound decisions and educate the workforce
  • Identify and sustain diverse FUNDING


ITRC History                                                                                                                                               ITRC Strategic Plan
Environmental Justice Commitment
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement

Main Focus Areas

Guidance Materials

Read the ITRC technical guidance materials.

ITRC Training

Learn about the ITRC training based on our team efforts.

Member Community

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ITRC Membership

ITRC members include environmental professionals from state and federal environmental regulatory agencies, federal agency representatives, the private sector, public/tribal/emeritus stakeholders organizations, and academia. ITRC seeks to develop innovative products to provide the knowledge and skills to address environmental challenges, members have the unique opportunity to develop these revolutionary guidance materials and trainings firsthand through a positive atmosphere based on collaboration and consensus.

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ITRC Leadership

DIRECTOR

Patricia Reyes

202-266-4933
preyes@ecos.org

PROJECT MANAGER

Evan Madden

269-235-1931
emadden@ecos.org

PROJECT ASSOCIATE

Devin Seckar

703-850-0570
dseckar@ecos.org

Governance

ITRC is a program of the Environmental Research Institute of the States (ERIS), a 501(c)(3) organization incorporated in the District of Columbia and managed by the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS). ITRC is established in the ERIS By-laws. ECOS is the national, nonprofit, nonpartisan association representing the state and territorial environmental commissioners. Its mission is to serve as a champion for states; to provide a clearinghouse of information for state environmental commissioners; to promote coordination in environmental management; and to articulate state positions on environmental issues to Congress, federal agencies, and the public.

More information on ECOS is available at: www.ecos.org.

View ERIS By-Laws
View our Governance Document

View our non-discrimination policy

Board of Advisors

A eight-member Board of Advisors provides overall leadership and direction for ITRC. Representatives from federal agencies and other funding partners serve as Liaisons to the ITRC Board of Advisors. Please click here to view information on the full ITRC Board of Advisors. ITRC is governed by the ITRC Governance Document.

More information on ECOS is available at: www.ecos.org.

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Co-Chair

Randy Chapman

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

13901 Crown Court
Woodbridge VA 22193
703-583-3816 
randy.chapman@deq.virginia.gov

Co-Chair

Keisha Long

South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control

2600 Bull Street
Columbia SC 29201
803-898-0774
longkd@dhec.sc.gov