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EPA Region 8’s Information Center

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We Can Help

Finding the right person to speak to about a specific environmental subject can be difficult. That is why the US EPA Region 8 Information Service Center was created in 1993. The Information Center processes numerous inquiries pertaining to such topics as:

  • Storm water
  • Drinking water standards
  • Environmental grants and hotlines
  • Green and healthy homes
  • Household waste disposal
  • Outdoor air quality
  • Lead
  • Mold
  • Pesticides
  • Pollution prevention
  • Radon
  • Recycling
  • Superfund sites 
  • Vehicle emissions

Environmental Guidance

Inquiries are received via telephone and email. Information Center staff may provide contact information for appropriate resources such as websites, government agencies or specific US EPA staff related to the subject of the inquiry.

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Email and Phone Inquiries

Spills should be reported to the National Response Center at 800-424-8802.

The Information Center is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Mountain Time), excluding federal government holidays.

Email us at

Call us at 303-312-6312 or 1-800-227-8917. Español 202-564-9924. Please tell us the reason for your call and clearly state your name and email address in order for us to assist you with your inquiry.

Our Information Specialists:

  • Maintain an extensive directory of US EPA contacts, websites and hotlines;
  • May provide direction to the appropriate person or agency; and
  • Respond to email requests from the EPA Region 8 states as well as from other USA locations or foreign countries.

Please note that we do not provide research services for school assignments. 


You are advised to make an appointment to see specific staff by contacting that Regional staff member directly. All visitors must have a valid photo ID, must pass through security screening and must obtain a visitor pass. Visitors must be escorted by a Regional employee at all times.

Contact us

Mailing Address:
US EPA Region 8 Information Center
1595 Wynkoop St (8ORA-PA)
Denver, CO 80202-1129

Phone: 303-312-6312, Español 202-564-9924

Toll-free for EPA Region 8 callers – Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming: 800-227-8917

Email address: or use our electronic Comments Form.

Please Note: 8ORA-PA is a general mail code for the EPA Region 8 Information Center. Therefore, when sending mail to a specific person or department within EPA Region 8, please include the internal mail code for the specific person/department you'd like the mail to reach. If you are uncertain how to address your mail, please call the Information Center for assistance.

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