Environmental Emergency Response

Call 1-800-565-1633

An Environmental Emergency Responder is on call 24 hours a day to respond to environmental emergencies. When an environmental emergency is reported after hours, the call will be answered by the Canadian Coast Guard Atlantic Region/Environment Canada Pollution Reporting Center. They will then forward the emergency information to the Department of Environment, Water and Climate Change.  

Call (902) 368-5024

during report working hours to report an environmental emergency directly to the Environment Division.

What kind of emergencies does this include?

The Environmental Emergency Response Team responds to environmental emergencies including the following:

  • oil, pesticide and chemical spills;
  • air quality problems; or
  • fish kills.
Published date: 
June 4, 2019
Environment, Water and Climate Change

General Inquiries

Department of Environment, Water and Climate Change
4th Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-5044
Toll-free: 1-866-368-5044
Fax: 902-368-5830

DeptEWCC@gov.pe.ca