Unified Program Contacts

CalEPA Unified Program

1001 “I” Street, P.O. Box 2815, Sacramento, CA 95812
General Information: (916) 327-9559 | Fax: (916) 322-5615
Email: cupa@calepa.ca.gov

CalEPA Unified Program Regulator Directory

This directory is a searchable source of information regarding state agencies, CUPAs, PAs, committees and other workgroups related to the Unified Program.

CERS Questions

For all questions related to the California Environmental Reporting System (CERS), please Email: cers@calepa.ca.gov.

CalEPA Unified Program Contact List

Jim Bohon, Assistant Secretary, Local Program Coordination and Emergency Response
(916) 322-7188

Dan Firth, CERS Coordinator
(916) 445 5049

John Paine, Environmental Program Manager
(916) 327-5092

Loretta Sylve, Senior Environmental Scientist, Supervisor
(916) 327-5097

Kareem Taylor, Environmental Scientist, CUPA Performance Evaluation Team Lead
(916) 327-9557

Katrina Valerio, Environmental Scientist, CUPA Performance Evaluation Team Lead
(916) 323-2204

Melinda Blum, Senior Environmental Scientist
(916) 327-9560

State Agency and Unified Program Element Contacts

Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tank Program
Agency: CAL FIRE: Office of the State Fire Marshal
Ben Ho (916) 445-8348

Business Plan/California Accidental Release Prevention Program
Agency: CalOES: Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
Larry Collins (916) 845-8751

Hazardous Material Management Plans/Hazardous Material Inventory Statements Program
Agency: CAL FIRE: Office of the State Fire Marshal
Ben Ho (916) 445-8348

Hazardous Waste Generator/Tiered Permitting Program
Agency: Department of Toxic Substances Control
Maria Soria (510) 540-3883

Underground Storage Tanks Program
Agency: State Water Resources Control Board
Daniel Newton (916) 341-5782

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