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Divisions Contact Information
Division Bureau Phone Number Description
Division of Environmental Remediation Bureau of Hazardous
Waste Management
(518) 402-9543 This bureau is responsible for making hazardous waste determinations.
Division of Air Resources Bureau of Stationary Sources (518) 402-8403 This bureau is responsible for source review, permitting, MACT, NESHAP implementation, and air toxics assessments.

Division of Environmental Remediation

(518) 402-9543 This technical assistance unit offers workshops/training, publications, information clearinghouse, pollution prevention conferences, toxic release inventory, and expositions.
Division of Water Bureau of Water Permits (518) 402-8110 Responsible for managing the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permits, the SPDES program for storm water discharges, the water resources programs, and the municipal water supply permits.
Division of Materials Management Bureau of Waste
Reduction & Recycling
(518) 402-8706 This bureau is responsible for reviewing the waste tire program, the beneficial use program, the composting program, biosolids management, mercury management, product stewardship, ewaste, and other solid waste recycling and waste reduction issues.
Division of Environmental
Bureau of Spill
Prevention & Response
Bulk Storage Section
(518) 402-9543 You may obtain technical assistance on chemical and petroleum aboveground and underground storage tanks from the Bulk Storage Section.

New York State Spill Hotline
(800) 457-7362
To report spills of oil petroleum products or hazardous materials on land or water in New York State.
Companies are legally required to report a spill within 24 hours.
Also, the National Response Center should be notified.

NYSDEC Regional Offices

Regional Contact Information
Region Counties Address Phone #
Region 1 Nassau & Suffolk Counties SUNY @ Stony Brook
50 Circle Road
Stony Brook, NY 11790-3409
(631) 444-0354
Region 2 Bronx, Kings, New York,
Queens and Richmond Counties
1 Hunters Point Plaza
47-40, 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 11101-5407
(718) 482-4900
Region 3 Dutchess, Orange, Putnam,
Rockland, Sullivan,
Ulster & Westchester Counties
21 South Putt Corners Road
New Paltz, NY 12561-1696
(845) 256-3000
Region 4 Albany, Columbia, Delaware, Greene,
Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer,
Schenectady & Schoharie Counties
1130 North Westcott Road
Schenectady, NY 12306-2014
(518) 357-2234
Region 5 Clinton, Essex, Franklin,
Fulton, Hamilton, Saratoga,
Warren & Washington Counties
Route 86, PO Box 296
Ray Brook, NY 12977-0296
(518) 897-1200
Region 6 Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida & St. Lawrence Counties 317 Washington Street Watertown, NY 13601 (315) 785-2239
Region 7 Broome, Cayuga, Chenango,
Cortland, Madison, Onondaga,
Oswego,Tioga & Tompkins Counties
615 Erie Boulevard West
Syracuse, NY 13204-2400
(315) 426-7400
Region 8 Chemung, Genesee, Livingston,
Monroe, Ontario, Orleans,
Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben,
Wayne & Yates Counties
6274 East Avon-Lima Road
Avon, NY 14414-9519
(585) 226-2466
Region 9 Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua,
Erie, Niagara & Wyoming Counties
270 Michigan Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14203-2999
(716) 851-7000

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