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Region 8 Headquarters

Regional Director: Paul D'Amato
6274 E. Avon-Lima Road
Avon, NY 14414-9519
(585) 226-5366

Serving: Chemung, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates Counties

Regional Environmental Quality Supervisor
Scott Foti

Phone (585) 226-5454; Fax (585) 226-2908

Regional Natural Resources Supervisor
John Gibbs
Phone (585) 226-5371; Fax (585) 226-6323

Regional Attorney
Dennis P Harkawik
Phone (585) 226-5363; Fax (585) 226-9485

Regional Law Enforcement Captain
John Burke
Phone (585) 226-6335; Fax (585) 226-8533

Regional Citizen Participation Specialist
Linda Vera

Phone (585) 226-5324; Fax (585) 226-9485

Regional Permit Administrator
Scott Sheeley

Phone (585) 226-5400; Fax (585) 226-2830

See the full range of permits and licenses issued by DEC organized by topic.

Inter-regional Environmental Educator
Betsy Ukeritis
Phone (315) 426-7532; Mobile (315) 314-0768

How to Contact Us

DEC Region 8 wants to hear from you! We welcome any suggestions about how to improve the quality of services we provide.

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(Note: The Suggestion Program is meant to encourage input into overall DEC services. If you have a problem or issue with a specific DEC project, please contact the office directly at (585) 226-2466.)

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