Environmental Emergencies & Non-Emergencies

For Environmental Emergencies:

Call the DEP Hotline

The Department has a toll-free telephone hotline number you can use to report environmental incidents, abuses, and complaints in New Jersey or impacting it. The 1-877-WARNDEP number can be used in the continental United States.

To report life-threatening and/or environmental emergencies, call 9-1-1, local police or the DEP Hotline.

For Environmental Non-Emergencies:

Try NJDEP’s mobile application WARN NJDEP

Call the DEP Hotline

The pilot app utilizes GPS technology for pinpoint location of environmental incidents and also allows users to submit photos as part of their reports to the DEP.

Use the pilot app to report non-emergency environmental incidents only. Report life-threatening and/or environmental emergencies by calling 9-1-1, local police or the DEP’s hotline: 1-877-WARNDEP (1-877-927-6337).

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