Report a Polluter

Find out which polluters are breaking the law near you and then report them to the authorities.

Pollution from industrial facilities pose serious risks to the health of the people living nearby. For example, children living within two miles of the polluting Houston Ship Channel face a 56% increased risk of leukemia.

Source: 2006 study by the University of Texas School of Public Health

1. Get Informed

Pollution level alerts for your neighborhood, straight to your inbox

2. Take Action

Click the link to file an official complaint with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), the authority responsible for holding companies responsible for keeping your air clean and safe

3. Investigation

The TCEQ is required to investigate every complaint

4. Change

Responding to public complaints, Environment Texas and Sierra Club filed lawsuits that reduced illegal air pollution in the Houston area by one million pounds a year

Read the 2015 report.

Explore the unauthorized pollution database.