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Pest Management

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is the State agency that regulates pesticides and is responsible for compliance assistance, public outreach activities and enforcement of the requirements in the Environmental Conservation Law.

What's New

NYSDEC releases Draft Long Island Pesticide Pollution Prevention Strategy - The goal of the Strategy is to protect water quality from pesticide-related contamination, while continuing effective pest management on Long Island. It contains the blueprint for a pesticide pollution prevention approach on Long Island. The public comment on the Draft Strategy ended April 30, 2013. NYSDEC held two public meetings during April 2013.

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