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Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) | Report Pollution!
Phone/Email Complaints: Brad Stearns | (334) 271-7945 | [email protected]
Online Complaint Submission Form: http://app.adem.alabama.gov/complaints/submission.aspx
Birmingham Field Office: (205) 942-6168
Decatur Field Office: (256) 353-1713
Montgomery Field Office: (334) 260-2700
http://www.adem.alabama.gov

Environmental Management Commission (EMC)
Debi Thomas, Executive Assistant | (334) 271-7706 | [email protected]
http://www.adem.alabama.gov/commission/default.cnt

Alabama Emergency Management Agency | State Warning Point
(800) 843-0699 [24-hr. Hotline] – Report Spills of Oil and Hazardous Material & Fish Kills
– This is also ADEM’s after-hours contact #
http://ema.alabama.gov/

National Response Center (NRC) | Report Spills of Oil and Hazardous Material & Fish Kills
(800) 424-8802
https://nrc.uscg.mil/

Jefferson County Environmental Services | 24-hour Sanitary Sewer Hotline
(205) 942-0681
SSO Database website: http://www.jeffcoes.org/Default.asp?ID=44&pg=SSO+Database
JeffCo Environmental Services website: http://www.jeffcoes.org/

Tuscaloosa Sewage Spills
(205) 248-5900
https://www.tuscaloosa.com/city-services/water/sewer

Birmingham Stormwater Management Department
Stormwater Complaints: Angela Moss | [email protected] | (205) 297-8300
Josh Yates, Stormwater Administrator | [email protected]
Direcus Cooper, Water Pollution Control Technician | [email protected]
https://www.birminghamal.gov/stormwatermanagement

Birmingham Floodplain Management Team
Denise P. Bell, Floodplain Administrator | (205) 254-2479 | [email protected]
https://www.birminghamal.gov/about/city-directory/planning-engineering-permits/floodplain-management-and-disastermitigation-services/floodplain-management-team/

Tuscaloosa Stormwater Management
Wendy Shelby, Office of the City Engineer | (205) 248-5380 | [email protected]
http://www.tuscaloosa.com/Government/Departments/City-Engineer/ttownstormwater/contact-us

University of Alabama Stormwater Management Program
Department of Environmental Health & Safety
Hal Barrett | (205) 348-5905 | [email protected]
http://ehs.ua.edu/operations/environmental-programs/stormwater-management-program/

Northport Stormwater Management
John Powell Webb | (205) 339-7000 | [email protected]
http://www.cityofnorthport.org/departments/engineering/stormwater-management

Tuscaloosa County Stormwater Management
Bob Cunningham | (205) 345-6600 | [email protected]
http://www.tuscco.com/government/departments/public-works/environmental/

Jefferson County Stormwater Program
http://www.jccal.org/Default.asp?ID=1804&pg=Stormwater+Management+Program
Hotline: (205) 325-5792 | (205) 325-8741 [office]

Jefferson County 24 Hour Hotline | Report illegal dumping and trash issues
(205) 582-6555
See someone in the act of dumping? Call Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department: (205) 325-1450.  When reporting, please describe the location mentioning any intersecting roads nearby to help locate the area containing the trash.  You are not required to give your name and number, but if you choose, your information will be kept confidential.

Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries | Herbicide & Pesticide Complaints
Pesticide Management Division
Tony Cofer, Director | (334) 240-7237 | [email protected]
http://agi.alabama.gov/divisions/pesticide-management

Tuscaloosa County EMA
http://tuscaloosacountyema.org/
(205) 349-0150
After Hours EMA Dispatch: Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office (205) 752-0616

Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH)
(800) 252-1818
http://www.adph.org/
Center for Emergency Preparedness (CEP):
(866) 264-4073 – Report a public health emergency after normal business hours, weekends or holidays
https://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/cep/index.html 
Soil & Onsite Sewage
(334) 206-5373
http://www.adph.org/onsite/
County Offices
http://www.adph.org/administration/assets/countylist.pdf
Fish Consumption Advisories
https://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/tox/fish-advisories.html

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
http://www.epa.gov
Report Pollution
https://echo.epa.gov/report-environmental-violations
Atlanta Office – Emergency Response: (404) 562-8700
https://www.epa.gov/emergency-response
Region 4 (Southeast): (404) 562-9900
http://www2.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-epa-region-4-southeast
Surf Your Watershed
http://cfpub.epa.gov/surf/locate/index.cfm
Envirofacts
http://www.epa.gov/enviro/index.html
Enforcement & Compliance History Online (ECHO)
https://echo.epa.gov/
Permit Compliance System (PCS) & Integrated Compliance Information System (ICIS)
https://www.epa.gov/enviro/pcs-icis-overview
Toxic Releases Inventory (TRI) Program
http://www.epa.gov/tri/
Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)
http://www.epa.gov/iris/
Clean Water State Revolving Fund
http://water.epa.gov/grants_funding/cwf/cwsrf_index.cfm

Department of Conservation & Natural Resources (DCNR)
http://www.outdooralabama.com
Division of Wildlife & Freshwater Fisheries
https://www.outdooralabama.com/about-us/wildlife-and-freshwater-fisheries-division
Report Fish Kills: Operation Game Watch line: (800) 272-GAME [4263] https://www.outdooralabama.com/freshwater-fishing/reporting-freshwater-fish-kills
District Fisheries Offices
https://www.outdooralabama.com/freshwater-fishing/fisheries-section-technical-staff
Marine Police Division
https://www.alea.gov/dps/marine-patrol

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS)
http://www.fws.gov/
Southeast Region
http://www.fws.gov/southeast/maps/al.html
Alabama Ecological Services Field Office
http://www.fws.gov/daphne/
Endangered Species Program
http://www.fws.gov/endangered/
Partners for Fish & Wildlife Program for Private Landowners
https://www.fws.gov/southeast/our-services/partners-program/

Alabama Surface Mining Commission (ASMC)
(205) 221-4130
http://www.surface-mining.state.al.us/
Permit Applications
http://surface-mining.alabama.gov/PermitApplications.html
Permit Decisions
http://surface-mining.alabama.gov/PermitDecisions.html
Citizen Complaint Form
http://www.surface-mining.state.al.us/ComplaintForms.html

Alabama Abandoned Mine Lands Program
Alabama Department of Labor
(205) 945-8671
https://www.osmre.gov/programs/AMLIS.shtm

Office of Surface Mining Reclamation & Enforcement (OSMRE)
https://www.mcrcc.osmre.gov/contacts.shtm
Mi-Continent Region
http://www.mcrcc.osmre.gov/
Birmingham Field Office
http://www.mcrcc.osmre.gov/states/alabama.shtm
Reclaiming Abandoned Mine Lands
http://www.osmre.gov/programs/aml.shtm
Abandoned Mine Land Inventory System (AMLIS)
http://www.osmre.gov/aml/AMLIS/AMLIS.shtm
National Mine Map Repository (NMMR)
https://mmr.osmre.gov/

Geological Survey of Alabama (GSA)
http://www.gsa.state.al.us
Ecosystems Investigations Program
Stuart McGregor, Director | (205) 247-3629 | [email protected]
https://www.gsa.state.al.us/gsa/ecosystems

Alabama State Oil & Gas Board
Tuscaloosa: (205) 349-2852
Mobile: (251) 438-4848
http://www.ogb.state.al.us/ogb/ogb.html

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
http://www.usgs.gov/
AL Water Science Center
http://al.water.usgs.gov/index.html
AL Rivers Data
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/al/nwis/current?type=flow&group_key=basin_cd&search_site_no_station_nm=
Mobile River Basin Study
http://al.water.usgs.gov/nawqa/mobl/

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) | Report Illegal fill in waterways & dam construction
(202) 761-0011 | http://www.usace.army.mil/Pages/default.aspx
Mobile District: (251) 690-2505 | http://www.sam.usace.army.mil/
Environmental Specialist: Janalie Graham | (205)752-3571 | [email protected]
Birmingham Field Office (Regulatory Division): (205) 290-9096 ~ Report Illegal activities

Black Warrior River Lock Phone #s (For navigation or water-level questions):
Bankhead Lock (205) 339-1921
Holt Lock (205) 553-1711
Oliver Lock (205) 758-4860
Selden Lock (205) 372-9868

United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
http://wow.uscgaux.info/content.php?unit=081-08 
Division 8 – Eighth District, Coastal Region
http://a08108.uscgaux.info/
Mobile: (251) 441-5286

Alabama Historical Commission (AHC)
(334) 242-3184
https://ahc.alabama.gov/

Alabama Forestry Commission
Jim Jeter, AL R.F. 881
BMP Coordinator / Hardwood Specialist
Office: (205) 339-0929
Cell: (205) 361-8021
[email protected]
Ryan Peek
BMP Coordinator
(334) 240-9326
[email protected]
https://www.forestry.alabama.gov/

Northeast Region Office
6650 Old Highway 31 North | Gardendale, AL 35071
(205) 631-2552
Northwest Region Office 
8135 McFarland Blvd. | Northport, AL 35476
(205) 333-1590
http://www.forestry.alabama.gov/

Alabama Office of Water Resources (OWR)
(334) 242-5499
https://adeca.alabama.gov/Divisions/OWR/Pages/home.aspx

Alabama Public Service Commission
http://www.psc.state.al.us/

Alabama Department of Economic & Community Affairs (ADECA)
(334) 242-5100
http://www.adeca.alabama.gov/default.aspx

Cahaba Warrior Coosa Resource Conservation & Development (CAWACO)
Kellie Johnston, Executive Director | (205) 623-0147 | [email protected]
http://www.cawaco.org/

Alabama Soil & Water Conservation Committee (SWCC)
(334) 242-2620
http://swcc.alabama.gov/Default.aspx?sm=e

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
U.S. Department of Agriculture
http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/
Alabama NRCS
http://www.al.nrcs.usda.gov/

National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS)
U.S. Department of Agriculture
http://www.nass.usda.gov/
Alabama Office
https://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Alabama/index.php

Alabama Marine Patrol
(334) 517-2950 | [email protected]
https://www.alea.gov/dps/marine-patrol

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
https://www.osha.gov/
How to File a Safety & health Complaint: https://www.osha.gov/workers/file_complaint.html

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