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Environmental Justice Network

Office of Environmental Justice

Melvin Norris, Director
NYSDEC
1 Hunter's Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 11101-5407
(718) 482-4996

Jeff Gregg, Indian Nations Affairs Coordinator
NYSDEC
Office of Environmental Justice
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-1500
(518) 402-8556

Doug Morrison, GIS Coordinator and Grant Program Manager
NYSDEC
Office of Environmental Justice
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-1500
(518) 402-8556

Arturo Garcia-Costas, Outreach, Education, and Strategic Partnerships Coordinator
NYSDEC
Office of Environmental Justice
1 Hunter's Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 11101-5407
(718) 482-7287

Karen Engel, Green Infrastructure Coordinator
NYSDEC
Office of Environmental Justice
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-1500
(518) 402-9517

Cathy Vivenzio, Program Assistant
NYSDEC
Office of Environmental Justice
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-1500
(518) 402-8556

NYS DEC Staff

Division of Air Resources
Rob Sliwinski, Director
Bureau of Air Quality Planning
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-3251
(518) 402-8396

Division of Environmental Remediation
Larry Ennist, Environmental Specialist
Bureau of Program Management
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-7012

Division of Fish, Wildlife and Marine Resources
Marcelo del Puerto, Landowner Incentive Program Coordinator
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-4754
(518) 402-8942

Jason Smith, State Wildlife Grants Biologist
Region 2 - Regional Head Quarters
1 Hunter's Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 11101-5407
(718) 482-4919

Division of Lands and Forests
Karen Engel, Urban Community Forestry Section Chief
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-4253
(518) 402-8705

Division of Law Enforcement
Major Tim Duffy
Region 3 - White Plains Sub-Office
100 Hillside Avenue, Suite 1W
White Plains, NY 10603-2860
(585) 226-5524

Division of Management and Budget
Lorie King, Grants in Aid Program Administrator
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-1080
(518) 402-9240

Division of Mineral Resources
Jack Dahl, Bureau Chief
Bureau of Resource Development and Reclamation
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-6500
(518) 402-8072

Peter Briggs, Bureau Chief
Bureau of Oil and Gas Permitting and Management
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-6500
(518) 402-8056

Division of Operations
Tom Folts, Assistant Director
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-5253
(518) 402-9057

Division of Public Affairs and Education
Laurel Remus, Director of Public Affairs and Education
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-4500
(518) 402-8049

Karl Berger, Citizen Participation Specialist 2
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-4510
(518) 402-8044

Division of Solid and Hazardous Materials
Melissa Treers
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-7253
(518) 402-8705

Sitansu Ghosh, Environmental Engineer
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-7251
(518) 402-8610

Division of Water
Owen Messac, Environmental Engineer
Bureau of Water Compliance
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-3506
(518) 402-8214

Hearings and Mediation Services
Richard Wissler, Esq.
Administrative Law Judge
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-5500
(518) 402-9003

Hudson River Estuary Program
Barbara Kendell, Watershed Special Projects Coordinator
Region 3 - Regional Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Road
New Paltz, NY 12561-1696
(845) 256-3163

Office of Climate Change
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-1010
(518) 402-8448

Region 1
Vernon Rail, Assistant Regional Attorney
SUNY Stony Brook
50 Circle Road
Stony Brook, NY 11790-3409
(631) 444-0260

Region 2
Jeff Speich, Supervising Forester
Division of Lands and Forests
Region 2 - Regional Headquarters
1 Hunter's Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 11101-5407
(718) 428-7087

Region 3
Joe Battista, Regional Enforcement Coordinator
Division of Regional Administration
Region 3 - Regional Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Road
New Paltz, NY 12561-1696
(845) 256-3043

Region 4
Bill Clarke, Regional Permit Administrator
Division of Environmental Permits
Region 4 - Regional Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Road
Schenectady, NY 12306-2014
(518) 357-2455

Region 5
Tom Hall, Regional Permit Administrator
Division of Environmental Permits
Region 5 - Regional Headquarters
Route 86, PO Box 296
Ray Brook, NY 12977-0296
(518) 897-1283

Region 6
Randall C. Young, Regional Attorney
Office of General Counsel
Region 6 - Regional Headquarters
317 Washington Street
Watertown, NY 13601
(315) 785-2238

Region 7
Diane Carlton, Citizens Participation Specialist
Division of Public Affairs and Education
Bureau of Public Outreach
Region 7 -Regional Headquarters
615 Erie Blvd. West
Syracuse, NY 13204-2400
(315) 426-7413

Stephanie Harrington, Citizens Participation Specialist
Division of Public Affairs and Education
Bureau of Public Outreach
Region 7- Regional Headquarters
615 Erie Blvd. West
Syracuse, NY 13204-2400
(315) 426-7413

Region 8
Linda Vera, Citizen Participation Specialist
Division of Public Affairs and Education
Region 8 - Regional Headquarters
6274 East Avon-Lima Road
Avon, NY 14414
(585) 226-5324

Region 9
Peter Grasso, Regional Enforcement Coordinator
Division of Regional Administration
Region 9 - Regional Headquarters
270 Michigan Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14203-2999
(716) 851-7190


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