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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has added a link to a translation service developed by Microsoft Inc., entitled Bing Translator, as a convenience to visitors to the DEC website who speak languages other than English.

Additional information can be found at DEC's Language Assistance Page.

Cleanup Programs

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Referred to as the State Superfund Program, the Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Site Remedial Program is the cleanup program for inactive hazardous waste sites and now includes hazardous substance sites.

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Brownfield programs include:

The Brownfield Cleanup Program is the newly legislated cleanup program that is modeled after, and now replaces, the DEC's administrative Voluntary Cleanup Program.

The Environmental Restoration Program, a cleanup grant program under the 1996 Clean Water/Clean Air Bond Act for municipally-owned sites, was enhanced by the new legislation. This program was formerly referred to as the "Brownfields" Program.

The Brownfield Opportunity Areas Program provides grants to not-for-profit community-based organizations and municipalities for pre-nominating, nominating and assessing Brownfield Opportunity Areas.

Tanker Spill

The Spill Response Program includes the Petroleum Spill Response Program and the Hazardous Waste Emergency Response Program.

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