DEC Contact Information

Emergency Numbers

Emergency Hazardous Materials Spill Reporting:

802-828-1138 (Business Hours: weekdays 7:45am - 4:30pm, Waste Management & Prevention Division)
For After-Hours Emergencies:
1-800-641-5005 (24-hour State Police Dispatch)
National Response Center (for impacts or potential impacts to surface water): 800-424-8802

Report Emergency Environmental Violations:

802-828-1254: During business hours: weekdays 7:45am - 4:30pm
For After-Hours Emergencies: Outside of business hours (emergency only):
1-800-641-5005 (24-hour State Police Dispatch)
or 1-800-347-0488 (Emergency Management)
If you need to report a life threatening environmental situation, call 911.
Non-emergency violations: See our "Reporting an Environmental Violation" web page

Drinking Water Systems:

Phone: 802-828-1535 Fax: 802-828-1541
Business Hours: 7:45am - 4:30pm weekdays
Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division

For After-Hours Emergencies:
IN THE EVENT OF A PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM EMERGENCY - Contact the Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division:
24-hour Pager: Dial 802-741-5311 then enter your number (this is a local call within Vermont for a 24-hour pager for Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division emergency response)
Or Dial 911 if an emergency

Operation Game Thief:

To report possible fish and wildlife violations: 1-800-75ALERT

Hotline and Assistance

Environmental Assistance Hotline: 1-800-974-9559

Call for help with:

  • Pollution Prevention / Waste Reduction
  • Mercury related topics
  • Business Compliance Assistance
  • Municipal Compliance Assistance

Permit Specialists - The Department of Environmental Conservation provides permit assistance through The Agency of Natural Resource's regional and satellite offices. The Permit Specialists are available in these offices to answer your questions about the permit process.

Regional Offices

Contact the Regional Office Program for information regarding wastewater and potable water supply permit information.

Staff Contact Information

To locate Department of Environmental Conservation staff information, choose from the list below:

For an alpabetical listing of all Department staff, use the ANR staff search page.

If you would like to reach a member of another section the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, you may

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General Contact Form

If you are unable to locate the contact information you need, or would like to provide general feedback on the DEC website, please use this general contact form.

Agency of Natural Resources
Department of Environmental Conservation

Main Building - 2nd Floor
One National Life Drive
Montpelier, VT 05620-3520
802-828-1556

Emily Boedecker, Commissioner