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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.

Climate Change and Health

Note: All of the following links leave the DEC web site.

The New York State Department of Health (NSYDOH) is partnering with other local, state, and national groups and agencies to assess potential health issues associated with climate changes. (For detailed information on health impacts associated with climate change, please access NYSDOH's website from the links at right.)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is funding NYSDOH for assessment and planning to develop public health capacity and adaptations to reduce the human health effects of climate change in New York State.

The New York State Climate Action Council has developed the New York State Climate Action Plan Interim Report. The full Interim Report is available by accessing link at right.

NYS is involved in other activities that have a public health component. See Information about the NYSERDA Integrated Assessment for Effective Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in New York State.

For questions, contact New York State Department of Health at: climatehealth@health.state.ny.us