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Division of Environmental Remediation Annual Report

DEC Staff assisting cleanup efforts
DER staff from around the state assisted in
cleanup efforts in 2017/2018.

Accomplishments for SFY 2017/2018 Mission

The mission of DEC's Division of Environmental Remediation (DER) is to protect public health and the environment of the State of New York by: preventing releases to the environment through the regulation of bulk storage, hazardous waste, and radiation facilities; and responding to, investigating, and remediating releases of contaminants that have occurred.

Programs

This annual report provides an overview of DER's programs listed below:

  • State Superfund Program
  • Brownfield Cleanup Program
  • Environmental Restoration Program
  • Voluntary Cleanup Program
  • Spill Response Program
  • Bulk Storage Programs
  • Dredging contaminated sediments in the Hudson
    More than 900 State Superfund remedial action
    projects have been completed life-to-date.
  • Hazardous Waste Management Program
  • Radiation Program

Download the DER 2017/2018 Annual Report

The DER 2017/2018 Annual Report (PDF) (27 Page, 1.1 MB) summarizes program accomplishments and statistics for the State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2017/2018 (April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018) and satisfies various reporting requirements in the New York State Environmental Conservation Law

Past DER Annual Reports Available for Download:

  • DER 2016/2017 Annual Report (PDF) (33 Page, 623 KB) summarizes program accomplishments and statistics for the State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2016/2017 (April 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017) and satisfies various reporting requirements in the New York State Environmental Conservation Law.
  • DER 2015/2016 Annual Report (PDF) (47 Page, 503 KB) summarizes program accomplishments and statistics for the State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2015/2016 (April 1, 2015 through March 31, 2016) and satisfies various reporting requirements in the New York State Environmental Conservation Law..
leaking heating oil tank due to hurricane flooding
Almost 12,000 spill incidents were reported
to DEC in SFY 2017/2018.

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