Commissioner's Testimony and Speeches
DEC professionals work across New York State on a wide variety of initiatives. Through 18 divisions and nine regional offices, DEC maintains over 1,900 facilities and manages more than 4.4 million acres of land. The agency is also responsible for enforcing the entire realm of state environmental laws and a multitude of federal laws and regulations. To carry out this mission, the agency receives state and federal funding.
- 2012-13 Legislative Budget Hearing Testimony (PDF) - February 7, 2012