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​ For specific media inquiries, please contact the public affairs specialist for your region or the subject of your inquiry. For general media inquiries, please contact DEQCommunications@deq.state.or.us.

For evening and weekend inquiries, contact Harry Esteve, 503-229-6484.

Harry Esteve

Harry Esteve, 503-229-6484

Communications Manager

Jennifer Flynt

Jennifer Flynt , 503-229-6585

Public Information Officer, Office of the Director and Environmental Quality Commission 

Susan Mills

Susan Mills, 503-229-5579

Headquarters, Lab, and Vehicle Inspection Programs

Laura Gleim, 503-577-3697

Eastern Region
Including Baker, Crook, Deschutes, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Hood River, Jefferso, Klamath, Lake, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco, and Wheeler counties  

Lauren Wirtis

Lauren Wirtis​, 503-229-6488

Northwest Region
Including Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Multnomah, Tillamook, and Washington counties 


Dylan Darling, 541-600-6119

Western Region
Including Benton, Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties 


Commonly requested information

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