Environmental Justice Hotline
You can call and speak with staff in the Office of Environmental Justice toll-free from anywhere in New York State.
The Office of Environmental Justice Toll-Free Number is: 1-866-229-0497
Hours of Live Operation: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, or leave a message and we will return your call.
What Topics Can I Call the Hotline for?
- Information on the NYSDEC Environmental Justice Program
- Environmental issues in minority or low-income communities
- Information on environmental laws, regulations, policies, permitting and enforcement related to Environmental Justice
- Grant opportunity information
Please Note: The purpose of this hotline is to serve minority and low-income communities. It is not intended as a hotline for general environmental information unrelated to issues of Environmental Justice. Please consult the list of phone numbers and addresses for other NYSDEC programs to determine who to contact.