Environmental Assistance

  • Environmental Assistance Center: 800-662-9278

    The Environmental Assistance Center (EAC) is the one-stop shop for all of your environmental regulatory compliance needs. Whether it's direct one-on-one telephone assistance, producing training events, or developing plain English publications, staff from Michigan’s major environmental protection programs stand ready to provide timely and accurate information and assistance on a wide array of environmental topics. The EAC also serves as a single point of entry into all DEQ environmental programs. Businesses, local units of government, and the general public have access to direct one-on-one assistance or referral to DEQ’s network of technical staff by calling 800-662-9278 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. You can also send an email to deq-assist@michigan.gov, or Environmental Assistance Center.

Information and Services

  • Compliance Assistance Staff

    Expertise is offered in the major regulatory programs including: Air Quality, Geological Survey, Land and Water Management, Remediation and Redevelopment, Waste and Hazardous Materials, and Water.

  • Speakers Bureau Looking for someone to speak about a particular environmental issue at your organization's future event? Request a speaker on-line.
  • Training Opportunities Training events are offered by our experts on a variety of environmental programs.
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Get answers to many of your most common environmental questions many of which are featured in the Environmental Assistance Bulletin's "Compliance Assistance Corner".

  • Local Government

    Local governmental officials need to be aware of the environmental regulations not only affecting their operations but their constituents as well.

  • Environmental Audit Privilege and Immunity

    Want to take self-initiated actions to assess or audit your compliance with environmental laws and correct any violations found without fearing that the disclosure of information to state agencies would lead to enforcement and penalties? Information is a click away.

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