How to comment online via Regulations.gov
Regulations.gov is your source for information on the development of Federal regulations and other related documents issued by the U.S. government. Through this site, you can find, read, and comment on regulatory issues that are important to you.
You can search for a regulation such as a proposed rule, final rule, or Federal Register (FR) notice and submit a comment on a regulation. You can also quickly access regulations that are popular, newly posted or closing soon directly from the homepage.
Each federal action that you can comment on has a docket number that you can use in the search line of the Regulations.gov home page. You can find the docket number in the public notice published by the federal agency within the Federal Register or on the agency’s website. For example, EPA’s Docket number usually look like this: EPA-HQ-OAR-2017-0000.
- For more information on how to comment, click here: regulations.gov/faqs
- You can find out who else has commented on a specific federal action by opening the Docket Folder.
How to comment offline
- EPA actions can be commented on via email, mail, fax or in person. Each proposed action will include specific addresses to submit your comments via email, mail, fax or in person.
- EPA has a website for commenting on EPA actions with helpful tips here: hepa.gov/dockets/commenting-epa-dockets