If you want to do something about a local illegal dump site, the law is on your side. Open dumping is illegal for a myriad of reasons, and there are things you can do to help prevent it.
You can report to local authorities to enforce whatever local ordinances that prohibit open dumping, or you can contact the appropriate DNR Regional Office (RO) and report a complaint.
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is committed to investigating citizen reports of illegal dumping, and there are complaint investigators in every RO.
Typically, if you make an illegal dumping complaint to the RO, staff will investigate by coming out to the site and asking questions, taking pictures, etc. If staff thinks it is warranted, there is the possibility of installation of a surveillance camera to try to obtain evidence.