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Current and archived press releases from the commissioner's office and DEC divisions.

Public Safety Information

Alerts provided by NY-Alert covering weather conditions, road and bridge closings and other public safety related topics.


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DEC's Conservationist magazine is
published 6 times a year.

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Environmental Notice Bulletin (ENB)

The ENB is published weekly on Wednesdays and contains notices required by environmental law such as:

  • Public hearings including those related to SEQR actions
  • Environmental Impact Statements (draft to final)
  • DEC rule making
  • Specialized notices required by environmental law

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  • Press Releases - Current and archived press releases from DEC and the Governor's Office and special resources for reporters.
  • Public Safety - Learn about environmental conditions that may threaten public health or safety
  • Earth Day - Earth Day is April 22 but there are things that we can do every day to help the environment.
  • DEC Outdoor Discovery - Current and back issues of DEC's Outdoor Discovery newsletter.
  • Online Newsletters - A list of all DEC newsletters that are available online
  • Awards - Current and past award winnner for DEC's two annual pollution control awards. How to nominate outstanding individuals and groups for state environmental awards.
  • Environmental Stimulus Funding - information on how DEC is using stimulus money for environmental projects.
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