Pollution & Environmental Concerns

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Reports from Oregonians are an important element of the enforcement of Oregon's environmental laws.

Here are examples of complaints you can submit to DEQ.

  • Unusual pollution from a facility

  • Mismanagement of asbestos and hazardous waste

  • Release of harmful chemicals, pollution or sewage to the ground or water

  • Construction or other activity causing a stream or river to become murky

  • Illegal dumping site

  • Outdoor burning on state-designated non-burn days or burning illegal materials (rubber, plastic, tires, asbestos, food waste)

Report Pollution