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Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)

EPA Region 5 Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)

EPA Region 5 implements the regulations for the processing, distribution, use, cleanup, storage and disposal of PCBs under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin, and also provides support for TSCA compliance. Click on the links below for more Regional PCB information, or National PCB Information.

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PCB Contacts in the Region

Within each EPA Region, the Regional Administrator has designated Regional PCB Coordinators to oversee the development of PCB efforts within the Region. The contact information for Region 5’s Coordinator is listed below.

  • PCB Coordinator: Peter Ramanauskas, (312) 886-7890, ramanauskas.peter@epa.gov
  • Regional Hotline: (800) 621-8431

For Spills and Emergencies

  • National Response Center:
    • (800) 424-8802

  • EPA Region 5 24-hour Spill Hotline:
    • (800) 621-8431
  • Illinois Environmental Protection Agency: Bureau of Land
    • (217) 524-3300
  • Indiana Department of Environmental Management: Industrial Waste Section, Office of Land Quality
    • (317) 235-6932 or (800) 451-6207 ext 4-6932
  • Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM):
    • (614) 644-2621
  • Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Assistance Center:
    • (800) 662-9278
  • Minnesota Pollution Control Agency:
    • All Offices: (800) 657-3864
    • St. Paul: (651) 296-6300
  • Wisconsin Remediation and redevelopment Program:
    • Gary A. Edelstein, P.E., (608) 267-7563

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Region 5 PCB Facilities and Cleanup Sites: Public Notices & Site Specific Pages

Click on the following links to see current or recent public notices for PCB Approval or Cleanup sites in EPA Region 5

Facility or Cleanup Site Name

Date of Notice

Address

The U. S. Army Corp. Of Engineers (USACE) Indiana Harbor and Canal Dredging Project

March 1, 2017

East Chicago, Indiana

Hydrodec of North America, LLC

October 30, 2017

2021 Steinway Boulevard SE, Canton, Ohio

Trans-Cycle Industries of Ohio, LLC

March 14, 2018

150 Ira Bean Parkway, Richwood, Ohio

Environmental Enterprises Inc.

March 30, 2018

4650 Spring Grove Road, Cincinnati, Ohio

Michigan Disposal Waste Treatment Plant

June 7, 2018

49350 North I-94 Service Drive, Belleville, Michigan

Wayne Disposal, Inc.

June 28, 2018

49350 North I-94 Service Drive, Belleville, Michigan

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