Reports from Oregonians are vital for effective enforcement of Oregon’s
environmental laws.You can report anything that you think is polluting land,
air, or water. When in doubt, contact us.
NOTICE (2/27/17) – The DEQ pollution reporting hotline went out of service Friday night February 24th. The online reporting system remains available. To report a problem to DEQ by telephone please call 503-229-5034. We apologize for the service interruption.
DEQ Hotline 1-888-997-7888 out of service
Online Complaint Form
DEQ's business hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you are calling the Hotline during non-business hours, please leave a detailed message including your name and phone number and your call will be returned within two hours on the following business day.
Note: You may request that your personal information be kept
Hazardous Materials Spill 1-800-452-0311
If this is a spill of hazardous materials or requires immediate emergency
response, please call the Oregon Emergency Response System.
When making your complaint
To ensure a prompt response to your complaint, please be ready with as much
of the following information as possible:
- What is the problem?
- Where is the problem?
- What kind of material is involved?
- How much is there?
- Who is responsible for the material?
You can expect a response from a DEQ investigator within two business days.