The Environmental Control Division is a public outreach customer oriented government agency established to protect the quality of Amherst's natural resources, to help the Town's commercial and industrial establishments comply with local, state and federal environmental laws and regulations, and to give sound environmental guidance to internal customers.
Regulates the Town's commercial and industrial sanitary sewer users with respect to the Town of Amherst Local Sewer Use Law and 40 CFR 403.
The Town of Amherst owns and operates a permitted yard waste compost facility.
Environmental Permitting and Reporting
The Environmental Control Division oversees the maintenance of all the environmental permits held by Town facilities.
The Environmental Control Division maintains a certified water quality laboratory at the Town of Amherst Water Pollution Control Facility.
Solid Waste Planning
The Environmental Control Division plays an active role as a participating stakeholder in the solid waste planning efforts of the Town of Amherst.