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

    Materials Management Division programs
    Christine Grossman - 517-284-6860


Information and Services

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Get answers to many of your most common environmental questions.

  • Environmental Audit Privilege and Immunity

    Want to take self-initiated actions to assess or audit your compliance with environmental laws and correct any violations found without fearing that the disclosure of information to state agencies would lead to enforcement and penalties? Information is a click away.

  • Local Government

    Looking for information on environmental regulations for local governments?

  • Speaker Request

    Looking for someone to speak about a particular environmental issue at your organization's future event? Request a speaker on-line.