Legal and Enforcement Resources
Enforcement Case Summaries - Comprehensive summaries of Region 5 enforcement actions
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) - Region 5's FOIA page, where you can submit a request online, by fax or by mail.
Legal Practitioner's Guide - Read about the regulations under which U.S. EPA is authorized to bring enforcement actions.
ORC Expert List - Comprehensive list of legal experts within the Office of Regional Counsel, organized by media and topic.
Report an Environmental Violation - Use this page to report what appears to you as a possible violation of environmental laws and regulations. Information you submit will be forwarded to EPA environmental enforcement personnel or to the appropriate regulatory authority.
EPA Enforcement & Compliance History Online (ECHO) - Search this database for reports on facilities near you in which inspections, violations, or other enforcement actions have been taken.
- State of Illinois
- Illinois Attorney General
- Illinois General Assembly
- Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
- Illinois Department of Natural Resources
- Illinois Pollution Control Board
- State of Indiana
- Office of the Indiana Attorney General
- Indiana General Assembly
- Indiana Department of Environmental Management
- Indiana Department of Natural Resources
- State of Michigan
- Office of the Attorney General
- Michigan Legislature
- Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
- Michigan Department of Natural Resources
- State of Minnesota
- Office of the Minnesota Attorney General
- Minnesota State Legislature
- Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
- Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
- State of Ohio
- Ohio Attorney General
- Ohio General Assembly
- Ohio EPA
- Ohio Department of Natural Resources
- State of Wisconsin
- Wisconsin Office of the Attorney General
- Wisconsin State Legislature
- Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources