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Emergency Operations Center

The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) serves as EPA's emergency response operational focal point. It is a communication and coordination hub designed to increase data management and coordination capabilities. The EOC provides support for Watch Officer communications, communications with the US Department of Homeland Security and other federal agencies, and links to regional and field assets.

Capabilities include:

  • Video conferencing;
  • Audio teleconferencing;
  • Data analysis and modeling; and
  • Secure information management.

EPA’s EOC can be reached at: 202-564-3850; or through the National Response Center at: 800-424-8802.