When should you contact the EPA?
If you are seeing an environmental event that may lead to an immediate threat to human health or the environment, call 911, then report it to the National Response Center at: 1-800-424-8802. Learn the difference between a possible violation and an emergency.
Can I write to the EPA?
Your correspondence will be forwarded to the responsible program office. We strive to respond with an answer or an appropriate referral as quickly as possible – generally within 10 business days. If your browser doesn’t support forms, you can e-mail your comment to us at firstname.lastname@example.org .
What happens when you report someone to the EPA?
Report Environmental Violations
Information you submit will be forwarded to EPA environmental enforcement personnel or to the appropriate regulatory authority. What NOT to report to EPAExit – Often, it is most appropriate to contact your local (city or county) or state environmental or health agency rather than EPA.
What is an EPA violation?
Illegal disposal of hazardous waste. Export of hazardous waste without the permission of the receiving country. Illegal discharge of pollutants to a water of the United States. … Tampering with a drinking water supply. Mail fraud/Wire fraud.
How do I email EPA?
To submit a general comment or question about the EPA Office of Inspector General, contact us by one of the methods below.
Full Contact Info for the EPA OIG.
How do I report a company to the EPA?
You have a duty to report pollution if you cause it or occupy land where it occurs
- Find out more about the duty to notify pollution incidents.
- If you hold an environment protection licence call the EPA on 131 555.
- If you don’t hold an environment protection licence call your local council.
Where is the EPA Headquarters address?
Eric Wachter is the Senior Agency Official for Plain Writing.
What agency should be notified of any environmental violations?
EPA’s Report an Environmental Violation website provides a way for you to report suspected environmental violations. Assuring compliance with our nation’s environmental laws is one of EPA’s primary commitments.
Can the EPA fine me?
Criminal Actions can occur when EPA or a state enforce against a company or person through a criminal action. Criminal actions are usually reserved for the most serious violations, those that are willful, or knowingly committed. A court conviction can result in fines or imprisonment.
Can you report anonymously to EPA?
You may also submit a complaint anonymously. However, if you do not provide your email address, you will not receive updates on the status of your complaint. Additionally, anonymous complaints may be more difficult to investigate because agency staff will not have a contact to answer questions about the report.