About EPA

EPA Region 5

Region 5 states mapServing Illinois, Indiana,
Michigan, Minnesota,
Ohio, Wisconsin and
35 Tribes
Torch Lake lighthouse

Key Issues


Region 5 Events Calendar

(public meetings, comment periods, etc.)

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016

EPA will hold a multiagency open house to provide an update about activities at the USS Lead site. East Chicago residents will be able to talk one-on-one with EPA and other agencies. Location: Old Carrie Gosch School Gymnasium, 455 E. 148th St., East Chicago from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 12, 2016

Public comment period ends on the proposed penalty against Forest Lake Contracting, Inc. Public Notice: CWA-05-2017-0002

Friday, Jan. 7,  2017

Public comment period ends for three Proposed Class I Permits MI-133-1I-0004, -0005, -0006 and one Proposed Class III Permit MI-133-3G-0028: Michigan Potash Operating, LLC (Osceola County & & Mecosta County Mich.)

Monday, Jan 9,  2017

Public comment period ends Great Lakes Gas Transmission – Cloquet Compressor Station No. 5 Part 71 Permit Renewal

Thursday, Jan 19,  2017

Public comment period ends on the proposed CAFO against Ingredion Incorporated. Public Notice: CWA-05-2017-0003