Welcome!

Welcome to the Memphis and Shelby County Environmental Court website. We hope this website will increase your understanding of the function and goals of the Environmental Court. We have also included some information about the various agencies related to the quality of life issues that come before the Court.

Environmental Court Mission Statement


The Shelby County Environmental Court:
  • Serves as a steward of the environment and the resources provided for the citizens;
  • Promotes justice and encourages innovative problem solving through communication, education,
  • and community outreach;
  • Creates a cleaner, safer Memphis and a model for the nation.

Environmental Court Vision Statement


To provide an exemplary courtroom experience, a professional and collaborative work environment, self-sustaining outreach programs, and excellent educational opportunities for the people we serve.