Contacting the Illinois EPA

For Environmental Emergencies Call:  Emergency Release Notification Fact Sheet
  • Illinois Emergency Management Agency  (217) 782-7860 or (800) 782-7860 (in Illinois)
  • National Response Center  (800) 424-8802
  • Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (if the emergency involves the release of potentially hazardous materials to the environment) — (217) 782-3637
Agency Contacts:
  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA): If you would like to request information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), visit our FOIA page for further information.
  • Quick Answer Directory: If you are unable to find the answer to your question, please check our Quick Answer Directory for the proper phone number to call.
  • Citizen Pollution Complaint: If you would like to submit a complaint, please complete the Citizen Pollution Complaint online.
  • TDD (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf) Number:  (866) 273-5488

Email Addresses:

  • Vehicle Emissions Testing: For questions and comments about testing your vehicle's emissions.
  • Air: For questions about air quality, air permits, and similar issues.
  • Land: For questions about all aspects of land pollution, cleanups, and permits.
  • Water: For questions about water quality, public water supplies, and permits.
  • General Illinois EPA Contact: For other questions and comments about the agency, environmental protection, laws, regulations, and policies.
  • News Media Inquiries and Publications Requests
  • Fiscal: For questions about billing, fees, GATA, fiscal documentation and other fiscal questions.    
  • Webmaster: Only for questions and comments about technology aspects of our web site (such as broken links).

You can also view the locations of the Illinois EPA offices.