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IMPORTANT NOTE July 14, 2014: DEC transitioned today to a new email system. While email sent to all existing email addresses should be forwarded to the new system, there may be delays. If you have an urgent need and are having difficulty contacting someone via email, there are contact phone numbers at the bottom of the right column on most of our webpages. We're sorry for any inconvenience.

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has added a link to a translation service developed by Microsoft Inc., entitled Bing Translator, as a convenience to visitors to the DEC website who speak languages other than English.

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