Air Quality & Climate
MassDEP's air programs staff address questions on air pollutants & effects, air quality data & planning, industrial & commercial facilities, power plants, and vehicles, fuels & transportation.
Cleanup of Sites and Spills
MassDEP's waste site cleanup staff address questions on hazardous waste cleanup across the state. Information on the assessment and cleanup of specific contaminated properties can also be researched online.
Employment & Internships
MassDEP employment opportunities are posted online at the MassCareers Job Opportunities Web site. Questions about the MassDEP volunteer internship program are handled by the MassDEP Office of Diversity and Civil Rights.
Online Filing / Compliance Certification
MassDEP staff from the different programs with forms in eDEP can answer questions on eDEP forms and program requirements. General technical issues with the eDEP application are handled by staff from information technology.
Permitting Assistance, Fees and Payments
MassDEP staff address questions on the permitting process, fees, billing assistance and payments.
Research & Standards
MassDEP Research and Standards staff address questions on the scientific foundation of environmental policy, environmental health, toxicology, standard setting, ecological and human health risk assessment, chemistry and statistics.
Regional Offices / Locations
MassDEP is headquartered in Boston and has four regional offices to serve citizens across the state as well as an environmental laboratory and air monitoring group located at the Wall Experiment Station in Lawrence, MA.
Toxics & Hazards
MassDEP toxics and hazards staff address questions about the Toxics Use Reduction Program and environmental issues related to toxics and hazards in Massachusetts.\
Waste & Recycling
MassDEP waste and recycling staff address questions about managing solid and hazardous wastes and efforts at reducing waste through reuse and recycling.
MassDEP's water resources staff respond to questions on drinking water, groundwater, industrial wastewater, estuaries, municipal services and grants, residuals, sewers, stormwater, surface waste discharge permitting, Title 5 / septic systems, wastewater, water management, watershed management, waterways/Chapter 91, and wetlands.