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If you have a question about the state's environment, you can contact the Indiana Department of Environmental Management by phone, by regular mail or by e-mail. If you see something that should not be in the water or on the land, you can call the Environmental Emergency line 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Use the links below to work with IDEM to preserve Indiana's environment.
IDEM provides detailed Staff Maps for each of its inspection and permitting programs. Use these maps to find an inspector or permit writer for your county / region.
As a general rule, e-mail addresses are composed of the first letter of the name, followed by the first seven letters of the last name, followed by @idem.in.gov.
If your message does not reach the intended staff person after using this guideline, call the main reception desk at (317) 232-8603.
IDEM is located at:
Indiana Government Center North
100 N. Senate Ave. in Indianapolis
IDEM Main Phone Numbers:
To Report an Environmental Emergencies, 24 hours-a-day:
IDEM Fax Line:
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Public Records Office (formerly known as the IDEM Central File Room) provides information to records requests according to the Access to Public Records Act (IC 5-14-3 et seq.) IDEM offers internet access to many of the Agency public records through the Virtual File Cabinet (VFC). Visitors to the Public Records Office may use the public access computers to view agency records, including those located in the ULCERS database.
You are also able to contact the Public Records Office to submit a records request, inspect records, have records copied or receive assistance using the Virtual File Cabinet:
Indiana Government Center North, Room 1207
100 North Senate Avenue, MC 50-07
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 232-8667
Fax (317) 233-6647
The Public Records Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (EST), with the exception of Indiana State Holidays.