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How to Contact EPA Dockets

General Questions (Customer Service)


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You can instantly access nearly all current EPA docket materials as well as submit comments online through Regulations.gov.

Access EPA Docket Materials:

Via Regulations.gov

In-person (Public Reading Room)


Write Comments:

            Online – Our preferred method

            Via Other Means (U.S. Mail, E-mail, Fax, Hand Delivery)

Via other Means (EPA Regional Dockets) 

General Questions (Customer Service)

If you have any general questions about EPA dockets please contact the Public Reading Room staff at (202) 566-1744, or Docket-customerservice@epa.gov. Please do NOT submit comments on specific dockets to this address.

For questions about a specific docket, please use the phone number for the appropriate program docket listed on this page.



Access EPA Docket Materials In-person

Materials are available in the Public Reading Room of the EPA Docket Center.

EPA Docket Center - Public Reading Room
WJC West Building, Room 3334
1301 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004

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Hours of operation: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday (except Federal Holidays)

All visitors are required to show valid photo identification*, pass through a metal detector, and sign the EPA visitor log. Visitors will receive an EPA/DC badge that must be visible at all times and must be returned at the conclusion of your visit. Visitor materials, including purses, backpacks, briefcases, etc. will be processed through an X-ray machine.

*As part of its implementation of the REAL ID Act, the Department of Homeland Security is now requires visitors to present unexpired state-issued driver’s licenses as IDs. NOTE: Presently, licenses from several states/territories do not comply with the REAL ID Act and will not be accepted as a photo ID.  For more information including a list of noncompliant states and accepted alternative forms of identification click here.   

Write Comments

Regulations.gov is our preferred method to receive written comments. However you may alternatively submit comments by mail, fax, or email for the program offices below:

Office of Air and Radiation (OAR) a-and-r-Docket@epa.gov (202) 566-1742 (202) 566-9744
Office of Enforcement and Compliance (OECA) docket.oeca@epa.gov (202) 566-1752 (202) 566-9744
Office of Environmental Information (OEI) (includes Toxics Release Inventory) oei.docket@epa.gov (202) 566-1752 (202) 566-9744
Office of Research and Development (ORD)
ord.docket@epa.gov (202) 566-1752 (202) 566-9744
Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER)

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)

rcra-docket@epa.gov (202) 566-0270 (202) 566-9744

Superfund (SFUND)

superfund.docket@epa.gov (202) 566-0276 (202) 566-9744

Underground Storage Tanks (UST)

rcra-docket@epa.gov (202) 566-0270 (202) 566-9744
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP)

Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP)

None (Use Regulations.gov to submit electronically) (703) 305-5805 N/A

Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT)

oppt.ncic@epa.gov (202) 566-0280 (202) 566-9744
Office of Water (OW)
OW-Docket@epa.gov (202) 566-2426 (202) 566-9744
All Other Program Offices oei.docket@epa.gov (202) 566-1752 (202) 566-9744
US Postal Service Address

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
EPA Docket Center
[Enter Name of Docket Here], Mail Code 28221T
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20460

Express Mail,  Commercial Delivery, Hand Delivery, or Courier
(delivery verification signatures will be available only during regular business hours)

EPA Docket Center
WJC West Building, Room 3334
1301 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004

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