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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.

Waterfowl Affected by Oil Spill from Hurricane Sandy

A Great Blue Heron impacted by an oil spill in the Hudson Valley during Sandy cleanup

An oil-soaked Great Blue Heron stands by the water's edge. Oil spills from the hurricane have harmed waterfowl throughout the Hudson Valley.