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Adobe Flash on the DEC Web Site


Adobe Flash is a program that can bring animation and a new level of interactivity to the web. Flash files are imbedded into HTML files so users can view Flash content in web browsers. In order to view Flash content on the DEC web site, visitors will need to have a current version of the Adobe Flash Player installed on their machines.

While Flash may be used for presentations and special promotions on the DEC web site, all content required to be made public and other important information will still be presented in HTML format.

Adobe Flash Player

Flash content can only be viewed if the Adobe Flash Player is installed. The player can downloaded free of charge from the Adobe Flash Player download page. In order to be able to read some of the text content or to access alternative text for screen readers, Flash Player 9 or greater must be installed.

If a flash file does not load properly on your computer, please make sure that you are using Adobe Flash Player 9 or greater.


DEC is committed to providing a web site that is highly accessible to all individuals, regardless of special needs. All Flash content residing on the DEC web site has accessibility options enabled, including alternative text for screen readers and the ability to magnify content to aid the visually impaired. If using a screen reader, Flash is best supported by the JAWS or Windows-Eyes screen readers.

Additional information on the accessibility of Flash content may be obtained from the Accessibility and Adobe Flash Player 10 Overview.

Please note that the Department of Environmental Conservation cannot advise you on how to install or run any particular software, and cannot provide technical assistance with the use of Adobe Flash. Please contact Adobe directly if you encounter any difficulty using their products.

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