Get Involved

What to do if you see pollution:

How to report an Environmental complaints to city, state, and national agencies.

CITY of CHICAGO

Call 311 city of Chicago and tell them you have an Environmental Violation to report. A department of public health

inspectors should come out for noise, odor, air emissions , toxic material, or dumping complaints.

You can also call your local Alderman’s office and report the incident.

Alderman Daniel Solis 25th Ward office 773 523-4100

Report: What happened.

Where it occurred.

When it happened.

ILLINOIS EPA

For emergencies complaints call only, 800 782-7860.

Electronic citizens complaint forms are available at

http://www.epa.illinois.gov/pollution-complaint/submit-a-complaint/index

US EPA

Chicago office general telephone number: (312) 353-2000.

Online reporting environmental violation form

https://echo.epa.gov/report-environmental-violations

For an emergency that is life or environmentally threatening only,

call the National Response Center 1(800) 424-8802

It is very helpful to provide video or photos of possible violations if possible. The EPA also requests that a log of dates, times, and observations be kept if the issue is continuous.

Your evidence may make a significant difference in the outcome of the complaint.

How to express your concerns to Alderman Solis

Call Alderman Danny Solis at 312-843-1200 and tell him you are concerned about the pollution in Pilsen and that it needs to be stopped.