Environmental Assistance Center

Environmental Assistance Center Phone Operator800-662-9278

The Environmental Assistance Center (EAC) serves as a single point of entry into all EGLE environmental programs. Businesses, local units of government, and the general public have access to direct one-on-one assistance or referral to EGLE's network of technical staff by calling 800-662-9278 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.

The goal of the EAC is:

  • Customer Service: to provide excellent customer service by helping callers navigate through EGLE's various programs.
  • Full Partners in Economic Development: to provide new and expanding Michigan business operations with resources to identify and understand EGLE requirements.
  • Stewardship: to provide beyond compliance tools and contacts.


The EAC has been formally recognized for their outstanding service to EGLE and to the people of the State of Michigan. AdamBenitaJoli, and Veronica look forward to helping you with your environmental questions or concerns. They handle between 13,000 and 45,000 inquiries per year, and help with topics related to air, land, waste and water.

Give them a call or send an e-mail to EGLE-Assist@Michigan.gov

Program Specialists

If you are looking to speak to an expert regarding a specific program, please contact the specialist below.

Drinking Water, Permit Coordination, and Oil, Gas, & Minerals
Anita Singh - 517-284-6877
Michigan.gov/EGLEPermits

Air Quality programs
Jenifer Dixon - 517-284-6892
Clean Air Assistance Program  (CAAP) 

Remediation and Development programs
Leslie E Smith III - 517-284-6902

Wastewater Discharge or Environmental Audit, Privilege, & Immunity programs
EGLE-Assist@Michigan.gov

Waste and Hazardous Materials programs
Christine Grossman - 517-284-6860