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Contact Us About Vessels, Marinas and Ports

Report an environmental violation

Report possible violations of environmental laws and regulations.

Use the vessels, marinas and ports topic links below to identify the corresponding EPA contacts.
In some cases, contacts are broken down by EPA region. For reference, each region serves the following areas:
  • Region 1: CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, and VT
  • Region 2: NJ, NY, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Region 3: DE, DC, MD, PA, VA, and WV
  • Region 4: AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, and TN
  • Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI
  • Region 6: AR, LA, NM, OK, and TX
  • Region 7: IA, KS, MO, and NE
  • Region 8: CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, and WY
  • Region 9: AZ, CA, HI, NV, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Marshall Islands, and Republic of Palau
  • Region 10: AK, ID, OR, and WA

Commercial vessel discharges

Email address:

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Discharges from vessels of the Armed Forces

EPA contact and mailing address:
Katherine Weiler,
USEPA Headquarters
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Mail Code: 4504T

Washington, DC 20004

Department of Defense contact and mailing address:

Mike Pletke,
Chief of Naval Operations (N45)
2000 Navy Pentagon (Rm 2D253)
Washington, DC 20350-2000

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Ocean dumping

Visit the ocean dumping contacts page at for inquiries related to burial at sea, vessel disposal, marine mammal carcass ocean disposal, and dredged material.

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Recreational vessel discharges

USEPA Headquarters
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Mail Code: 4504T

Washington, DC 20004

Katherine Weiler,

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Sewage discharges and no-discharge zones

USEPA Headquarters
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Mail Code: 4504T

Washington, DC 20004

HQ - Kelsey Watts-FitzGerald,

Region 1 - Ivy Mlsna,

Region 2 - Moses Chang,, (212) 637-3867

Region 3 - Ferry Akbar Buchanan,

Region 4 - Jennifer DiMaio,

Region 5 - Wilonda Quinn,

Region 7 - Alex Owutaka,, (913) 551-7584

Region 8 - Amy Clark,

Region 9 - Allan Ota,

Region 10 - Catherine Gockel,

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Nonpoint source pollution and grants

Cynthia Curtis,, (202) 566-0340

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Oil spill prevention and control

USEPA Headquarters
Office of Emergency Management
William Jefferson Clinton Federal Building
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Mail Code: 5104A

Washington, DC 20460

Region 1 - Alex Sherrin,; Cosmo Caterino,

Region 2 - Larry D'Andrea,

Region 3 - Arlin Galarza-Hernandez,

Region 4 - Ted Walden,

Region 5 - IN, MN, OH: Ellen Riliey,; IL, MI, WI: Joe Ulfig,

Region 6 - Don Smith,; Chris Perry,

Region 7 - Mark Aaron,; Paul Doherty,

Region 8 - Melissa Payan,

Region 9 - Pete Reich,; Janice Witul,; Connor Adams,; Donn Zuroski,

Region 10 - Alaska: Bob Whittier,; Matt Carr,; Washington and Oregon: Richard Franklin,; Idaho: Greg Weigel,

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Clean diesel

National Clean Diesel
2000 Traverwood Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Clean diesel helpline: 1-877-NCDC-FACTS (1-877-623-2322)

Ports Initiative

Jennifer Keller
Office of Tranportation and Air Quality
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Mail Code 6406A
Washington, DC 20460

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