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Randy Austin

On the Front Lines - Spill Response

"On The Front Lines" showcases DEC employees and the unique work they do. Watch Randy Austin, Spill Response Supervisor for NYC describe his role in responding to spills and emergencies to protect the environment and our health and safety.

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Plan Exciting Winter Adventures

Don't let snow keep you off New York State's thousands of trails this winter. New York is home to fabulous locations for winter hiking, and all trails on DEC lands are open to cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. There's fun for everyone in NYS.

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