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PA DEP Emergency Response Program

The Department of Environmental Protection's mission during emergencies and disasters is to respond quickly and professionally to any incident which adversely affects the health and safety or the environment of the citizens of the Commonwealth. First on-scene is usually the Environmental Emergency Response Team whose members are highly trained, experienced emergency first responders.

Emergency Response Contact Numbers in Your Area

DEP maintains phone lines in each region for dispatching response personnel to emergency and incidents within DEP purview. To report an environmental emergency, please contact DEP regional offices between 8-4 pm and 1-800-541-2050 between 4 pm and 8 am. 

Region Emergency
Phone
Counties Supervised
Southeast 484-250-5900 Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia
Northeast 570-826-2511 Carbon, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Northampton, Pike, Schuylkill, Susquehanna, Wayne, Wyoming
Southcentral 1-800-541-2050 Adams, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Mifflin, Perry, York
Northcentral 570-327-3636
24 Hours
Bradford, Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Potter, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga, Union
Southwest 412-442-4000
24 Hours
Allegheny, Beaver, Cambria, Fayette, Greene, Somerset, Washington, Westmoreland
Northwest 814-332-6945
After Hours:
800-373-3398
Armstrong, Butler, Clarion, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Venango, Warren
To submit an environmental complaint, please fill out our online Environmental Complaint Form.