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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.

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
    • MDEQ Pollution Emergency Alerting System Hotline: (800) 292-4706 
  • Minnesota Pollution Control Agency:
    • All Offices: (800) 657-3864
    • St. Paul: (651) 296-6300
  • Wisconsin Remediation and redevelopment Program:
    • Angela Carey, (608) 267-7483

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

The links in the table below can be used to view current or recent public notices for PCB Approval or Cleanup sites in EPA Region 5:

Facility or Cleanup Site Name

Date of Notice


The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Indiana Harbor and Canal Dredging Project

March 1, 2017

East Chicago, Indiana

Drug & Laboratory Disposal, Inc.

July 10, 2020

Plainwell, Michigan

Emerald Transformer PPM LLC

December 7, 2020

Twinsburg, Ohio

Looking for previous public notices? Search EPA's archives for "PCBs" and "public notice".

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Final Approval

Access the final approval granted by EPA Region 5 for the following site:

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