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Report a Suspected Violation

Use this page to report suspected violations of State of Alaska statutes and regulations which may threaten human health and/or the environment (i.e. Water quality, air quality, hazardous substances releases, safe drinking water, food, and sanitary practices). Information you submit will be forwarded to ADEC inspection and enforcement personnel.

What Not to Report

Some issues are primarily concerns of other federal, tribal, state or local agencies. Examples of different situations and who to call.


If you are seeing an environmental event that may lead to immediate threat to human health or the environment, you should report it immediately. For additional information see the Report a Spill page.

Violation Details

Information about the suspected violation

Please provide as much information as you can in the form below. Asterisks (*) indicate required fields. If you do not know the name or address of the alleged violator, please enter "Unknown."

Suspected violator's name  
Suspected violator's address  
Suspected violator's city  
Suspected violator's state
Suspected violator's zip code    
Date of incident

Your contact information

You are not required to provide your contact information in order for ADEC to review your tip or complaint. However, if you do not provide contact information, ADEC may be unable to contact you for additional information that may be needed to determine whether or not an investigation is warranted. If you do provide contact information, this information may be used to initiate follow-up communications with you and may be shared by ADEC with appropriate administrative, law enforcement, and judicial entities engaged in investigating or adjudicating the tip or complaint.

Your name
Your email  
Your phone
Your address
Your city
Your state
Your zip code  

Violation information

Please tell us how you would characterize the suspected violation.

Is the suspected violation still occurring?
Have you already notified ADEC?
Department contact (if known)

The violation involves
(Check one)


I would characterize the suspected violation as

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Check all that apply:

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Please describe the suspected violation


Specific driving/walking/boating directions (from nearest intersection, main road, waterway or supply navigational coordinates, if necessary)

I understand that I am providing the information in this tip or complaint to the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, a state agency with the authority to investigate and seek penalties for certain violations of law. I understand that any information I provide in this tip or complaint must be true and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I also understand that ADEC may review any information provided in this tip or complaint to determine whether or not an investigation into the matter is warranted.