The MDEQ Ombudsman assists businesses in obtaining information on regulatory issues and aids in investigating and resolving complaints and disputes between businesses and MDEQ.


For Assistance Call
1-800-725-6112 or (601) 961-5025

EPA Small Business Ombudsman This EPA Office reviews and resolves disputes with EPA and works with EPA personnel to increase their understanding of small businesses in the development and enforcement of environmental regulations.

Small Business Administration’s Office of the National Ombudsman The National Ombudsman’s primary mission is to assist small businesses when they experience excessive federal regulatory enforcement actions, such as repetitive audits or investigations, excessive fines, penalties, threats, retaliation or other unfair enforcement action by a federal agency.

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