Freedom of Information Act Process for Environmental Quality

Michigan's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), MCL 15.231 et seq, provides that certain persons can receive copies or make inspections of most public records of public bodies upon written request. The person must sufficiently describe the records he or she seeks. The public body may charge a fee to cover the cost of complying with a person's FOIA request.

FOIA requests directed to this Department can be sent by email or mail to:

Email: FOIA Coordinator

FOIA Coordinator
Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 30473
Lansing, MI 48909-7973
Phone: 800-662-9278

FOIA request form (please use Internet Explorer or Firefox Web browsers) 

View the Department's written procedures and guidelines.

View a written public summary of the Department’s procedures and guidelines.

View additional DEQ FOIA Information.