State Resources

Which agency is responsible for regulating the oil and gas industry in my state?

Alabama: State Oil and Gas Board
Alaska: Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
Arizona: Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
Arkansas: Oil and Gas Commission
California: Department of Conservation
Colorado: Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
Florida: Oil and Gas Program, Department of Environmental Protection
Idaho: Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
Illinois: Office of Oil and Gas Resource Management
Indiana: Department of Natural Resources
Kansas: Oil & Gas Conservation Division, Kansas Corporation Commission
Kentucky: Division of Oil and Gas, Department for Natural Resources
Louisiana: Department of Natural Resources
Maryland: Minerals, Oil, and Gas Division, Department of the Environment
Michigan: Office of Oil, Gas, and Minerals, Department of Environmental Quality
Mississippi: Oil and Gas Board
Missouri: Oil and Gas Council, Missouri Geological Survey
Montana: Board of Oil & Gas Conservation
Nebraska: Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
Nevada: Division of Minerals
New Mexico: Oil Conservation Division, Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department
New York: Division of Mineral Resources, Department of Environmental Quality
North Dakota: Oil and Gas Division, Department of Mineral Resources
Ohio: Division of Oil and Gas Resources, Department of Natural Resources
Oklahoma: Oil and Gas Division, Oklahoma Corporation Commission
Oregon: Mineral Land Regulation & Reclamation, Department of Geology and Mineral Industries
Pennsylvania: Office of Oil and Gas Management, Department of Environmental Protection
South Dakota: Minerals and Mining Program, Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Tennessee: Department of Environment and Conservation
Texas: Railroad Commission of Texas
Utah: Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining, Department of Natural Resources
Virginia: Division of Gas and Oil, Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
West Virginia: Office of Oil and Gas, Department of Environmental Protection
Wyoming: Oil and Gas Conservation Commission

If myself, my loved ones, or my local environment have been harmed by oil and gas development, what can I do?

Alabama: File an online complaint with the Alabama Department of Environmental Management
Alaska: File an online complaint with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation
Arizona: File an online complaint with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
Arkansas: File an online complaint with the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality
California: File an online complaint with the California Environmental Protection Agency
Colorado: File an online complaint with the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
Florida: Call your Complaint Contact within your Florida DEP District
Idaho: File an online complaint with the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality
Illinois: Complete a complaint form online and submit to appropriate District Office
Indiana: File an online complaint with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management
Kansas: Call the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to file air pollution complaints (785-296-1544) or report other types of incidents
Kentucky: Contact the Division for Air Quality (888-287-6529 or burnlaw@ky.gov), or other agencies within the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection
Louisiana: File an online complaint with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Maryland: For emergencies & complaints contact the Maryland Department of the Environment: 1-866-633-4686 (toll free, 24 hours); to report environmental crimes contact the Maryland Attorney General (410-537-3333)
Michigan: File an online complaint with the Michigan Attorney General
Mississippi: Call the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (1-888-786-0661)
Missouri: File an online complaint with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Montana: Complete a complaint form and submit to Montana Department of Environmental Quality
Nebraska: Contact Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (877-253-2603 or NDEQ.problem@Nebraska.Gov)
Nevada: Complete a complaint form and call Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (1-888-331-6337)
New Mexico: File an online complaint with the New Mexico Environment Department
New York: File an online complaint with the Department of Environmental Conservation
North Dakota: File an online complaint with the North Dakota Industrial Commission
Ohio: Call your district office to report an incident, or email complaints to web.requests@epa.ohio.gov
Oklahoma: File an online complaint with the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality
Oregon: File an online complaint with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Pennsylvania: File an online complaint with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
South Dakota: Complete a complaint form and submit to South Dakota Department of Environment & Natural Resources
Tennessee: Contact the Department of Environment and Conservation (1-888-891-8332 or email ask.tdec@tn.gov)
Texas: File an online complaint with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Utah: File an online complaint with the Utah Department of Environmental Quality
Virginia: File an online complaint with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
West Virginia: File an online complaint with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
Wyoming: File an online complaint with the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

If my local agency is unresponsive, who should I contact?

File an online complaint with the Environmental Protection Agency

For emergencies and other sudden threats to public health, such as: oil and/or chemical spills, radiation emergencies, and biological discharges, call the National Response Center at 1-800-424-8802.