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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.

eBusiness Forms Portal Information

The Department of Environmental Conservation's eBusiness Portal is available to meet online reporting and permit request needs. This system is part of the NY.gov Online Services and was developed to streamline NYSDEC's online reporting and data acquisition. New forms and applications are published periodically, so if you can not find a form, email the eBusiness Portal Support.

To use the DEC eBusiness Portal, users must have:

  1. A valid email address, and
  2. A NY.gov account. Step-by-step instructions for creating an account (PDF) (496 KB)

A Quick Start Guide (PDF) (580 KB) is available to provide basic information on the use of the online form system. More detailed help is available from the online help within the form system.