Air Pollution Complaints
CARB's Complaint Program conducts special investigations of air pollution complaints from all over the state of California, monitors the ARB's complaint hotline and informs Air Pollution Control Districts of possible violations of district rules and assists in conducting selected complaint investigations. To reach the Vehicle Complaint Hotline, please call 1-800-END-SMOG (1-800-363-7664).
To report a bus or commercial vehicle idling at or near a school.
To report a commercial vehicle which is idling in excess or unnecessarily.
To report a locomotive which is idling or smoking excessively.
To report a vehicle (car, truck or heavy-duty vehicle) which is smoking excessively while in operation on a local street or on the highway.
To report any other air pollution complaint, including open burning, factory emissions, and restaurant emissions, you may email us at the Environmental Tips link above or telephone our General Air Pollution Complaint Hotline at 1-800-952-5588.
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Por favor contacte una de las siguientes personas:
Vehicle Complaint Hotline: 1-800-END-SMOG (1-800-363-7664)
To report an environmental violation that falls under federal jurisdiction, please visit the U.S. EPA Compliance and Enforcement website, which also includes detailed information regarding what constitutes a federal environmental crime.
Complaint Program Contacts
To report a general air quality complaint, or to discuss the status of a previously filed report, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 1-800-952-5588.
Idling Commercial Vehicle or
Please visit our Smoking Vehicles site or telephone 1-800-952-5588.
Please email Rebecca Geyer or telephone (916) 229-0438.
Please email Debbi Klossing or telephone (626) 350-6574.