MassDEP Contacts by Topic

A topical list of MassDEP contacts for specific environmental concerns or questions.
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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.

MassDEP Air Quality and Climate Contacts

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.

MassDEP Waste Site Cleanup Contacts

Additional Resources

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. 

MassDEP Employment and Internships

Additional Resources

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.

eDEP Online Filing Contacts & Feedback

Compliance Certification Contacts


Additional Resources

Permitting Assistance, Fees and Payments

MassDEP staff address questions on the permitting process, fees, billing assistance and payments. 

Permitting, Fees and Billing Assistance

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.

Research and Standards Contacts

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. 

Additional Resources

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.\

MassDEP Toxics and Hazards Contacts

Waste & Recycling

MassDEP waste and recycling staff address questions about managing solid and hazardous wastes and efforts at reducing waste through reuse and recycling.

Waste and Recycling Contacts

Water Resources

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. 

MassDEP Water Resources Contacts



Fax: 617-574-6880 | Hours: M-F 9am-5pm

888-304-1133 to report a spill/emergency any time


One Winter St,
Boston, MA 02108


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