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Division of Environmental Remediation Phone Numbers

Central Office Phone Numbers

Division Director: Robert Schick
Assistant Division Director: Michael Ryan
Telephone: (518) 402-9706

Bureau of Program Management
Director: Laura Zeppetelli (518) 402-9764

Bureau of Technical Support
Director: Andrew English (518) 402-9543

Remedial Bureau A (covering Regions 1 & 5)
Director: James Harrington (518) 402-9625

Remedial Bureau B (covering Regions 2 & 4)
Director: Robert Cozzy (518) 402-9768

Remedial Bureau C (covering Regions 3 & 6)
Director: George Heitzman (518) 402-9662

Remedial Bureau D (covering Region 7)
Director: William Daigle (518) 402-9768

Remedial Bureau E (covering Regions 8 & 9)
Director: Michael Cruden (518) 402-9814

General Phone Numbers

To Report a Petroleum or Chemical Spill call the DEC 24 Hour Spill Hotline
1-800-457-7362 (within NY State) or
(518) 457-7362 (outside NY State)

General Information on Tank and Bulk Storage Programs, call the
Bulk Storage Help Line: (518) 402-9543

DEC Regional Office Locations - New York State Map

(Questions regarding site-specific information should be directed to the appropriate Regional Office listed below.)
If you get voice mail, please leave a message with your name and number.

Additional Phone Numbers for Spill Response and Remediation

National Response Center: 1-800-424-8802
DEC Bureau Offices - Central Office Organization Chart

Regional Office Numbers for Spill Response

  • DEC Region 1 - Stony Brook (Counties: Nassau, Suffolk)
    Karen Gomez: (631) 444-0320
  • DEC Region 2 - Long Island City (Counties: Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, Richmond)
    Randy Austin: (718) 482-4929
    For FOIL Requests: (718) 482-4507
  • DEC Region 3 - New Paltz (Counties: Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester)
    John O'Mara: (845) 256-3112
    For FOIL Requests: (845) 256-3052
  • DEC Region 3 - White Plains Sub-office: (914) 428-2505
  • DEC Region 4 - Schenectady (Counties: Albany, Columbia, Delaware, Greene, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Schoharie)
    Keith Goertz: (518) 357-2399
  • DEC Region 4 - Stamford Sub-office: (607) 652-7741
  • DEC Region 5 - Ray Brook (Counties: Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Saratoga, Warren, Washington)
    Russ Huyck: (518) 897-1242
  • DEC Region 5 - Warrensburg Suboffice (Counties: Fulton, Saratoga, Warren, Washington)
    (518) 623-1238
  • DEC Region 6 - Watertown (Counties: Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence)
    Gary McCullouch: (315) 785-2427
  • DEC Region 6 - Utica Sub-office (Counties: Herkimer, Oneida)
    (315) 793-2554
  • DEC Region 7 - Syracuse (Counties: Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Onondaga, Oswego, Tompkins)
    Richard Brazell: (315) 426-7523 or (315) 426-7400
  • DEC Region 7 - Kirkwood Suboffice (Counties: Broome, Chenango, Tioga)
    (607) 775-2545
  • DEC Region 8 - Avon (Counties: Chemung, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Yates)
    Peter Miller: (585) 226-5434
  • DEC Region 8 - Bath Sub-office: (607) 776-2165
  • DEC Region 8 - Horseheads Sub-office: (607) 739-0809
  • DEC Region 9 - Buffalo (Counties: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Niagara, Wyoming)
    Greg Sutton: (716) 851-7220

Regional Office and Delegated County Phone Numbers for the Bulk Storage Program

If you have a site-specific question on Tanks and Bulk Storage, please call one of the numbers listed below. If you have a general question regarding the Bulk Storage Program, please call the
Bulk Storage Help Line at (518) 402-9543.

Five (5) Counties in New York have been delegated the Petroleum Bulk Storage (PBS) Program (indicated below with an asterisk): Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland, Cortland and Westchester.

  • DEC Region 1 - Stony Brook (Counties: Nassau*, Suffolk*)
    (631) 444-0320
  • * Nassau County Department Of Health
    (petroleum tanks connected to oil burning equipment)
    (516) 571-2404
  • * Nassau County Fire Commission
    (all other petroleum tanks)
    (516) 573-9940
  • * Suffolk County Department of Health Services
    (631) 852-5800
  • DEC Region 2 - Long Island City (Counties: Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, Richmond)
    (718) 482-6454
  • DEC Region 3 - New Paltz (Counties: Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland*, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester*)
    (845) 256-3000
  • * Rockland County Department of Health
    (845) 364-2617
  • * Westchester County Department of Health
    (914) 813-5161
  • DEC Region 4 - Schenectady (Counties: Albany, Columbia, Delaware, Greene, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Schoharie)
    (518) 357-2045
  • DEC Region 5 - Ray Brook (Counties: Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Saratoga, Warren, Washington)
    (518) 897-1242
  • DEC Region 6 - Utica (Counties: Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, St. Lawrence)
    (315) 793-2554
  • DEC Region 7 - Syracuse (Counties: Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland*, Madison, Onondaga, Oswego, Tioga, Tompkins)
    (315) 426-7519 or (315) 426-7400
  • *Cortland County Department of Health
    (607) 753-5035
  • DEC Region 8 - Avon (Counties: Chemung, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Yates)
    (585) 226-5433
  • DEC Region 9 - Buffalo (Counties: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Niagara, Wyoming) (716) 851-7220

Phone Numbers for Environmental Remediation
(Superfund Program, Brownfield Cleanup Program, Environmental Restoration Program, Voluntary Cleanup Program)

  • DEC Central Office Organization Chart
  • DEC Region 1
    (Counties: Nassau, Suffolk)
    Walter Parish
    (631) 444-0240
  • DEC Region 2
    (Counties: Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, Richmond)
    Jane O'Connell / Vadim Brevdo
    (718) 482-4599 / 4928
  • DEC Region 3
    (Counties: Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester)
    George Heitzman
    (518) 402-9662
  • DEC Region 4
    (Counties: Albany, Columbia, Delaware, Greene, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Schoharie)
    Jim Quinn
    (518) 357-2273
  • DEC Region 5
    (Counties: Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton)
    Ray Brook, NY 12977
    Russ Huyck
    (518) 897-1242
  • DEC Region 6
    (Counties: Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, St. Lawrence)
    Peter Taylor
    (315) 785-2511
  • DEC Region 7
    (Counties: Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Madison, Onondaga, Oswego, Tioga, Tompkins)
    Harry Warner
    (315) 426-7551
  • DEC Region 8
    (Counties: Chemung, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Yates)
    Bart Putzig
    (585) 226-5349
  • DEC Region 9
    (Counties: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Niagara, Wyoming)
    Greg Sutton / Martin Doster
    (716) 851-7220

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