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Commissioner's Policies

A Commissioner Policy has department-level implications and warrants department-level attention for one or more of the following reasons:

  • Affects more than one office
  • Significantly affects one or more external or governmental entities
  • Deals with an issue or process of extreme sensitivity
  • Deals with an issue or process on which the Commissioner chooses to take a position or make a statement
Commissioner's Policies
Identification
Number
Policy Name
CP-3 Motorized Access Program for People with Disabilities
CP-17 Administrative Use of Motor Vehicles and Aircraft in the Forest Preserve (PDF) (546 kB)
CP-29 Environmental Justice and Permitting
CP-33 Assessing and Mitigating Impacts of Fine Particulate Matter Emissions
CP-34 Using EMSs and Other Environmental Performance Improvement Tools in Department Programs (PDF) (92 kB)
CP-35 Internet Privacy Policy
CP-36 Cooperating Forester Program
CP-37 Environmental Benefit Projects
CP-38 Forest Preserve Roads (PDF) (115 kB)
CP-39 Use of Enforcement Discretion for Discarded Mercury-containing Equipment
CP-40 New York Environmental Leaders
CP-42 Contact, Cooperation, and Consultation With Indian Nations (PDF) (26 kB)
CP-43 Groundwater Monitoring Well Decommissioning Policy (PDF) (519 kB)
CP-44 Natural Resource Damages Policy
CP-45 Procedure to Demonstrate Compliance with Financial Test Requirements of Financial Assurance Regulations for Hazardous Waste Management Facilities
CP-49 Climate Change and DEC Action
CP-51 Soil Cleanup Guidance (PDF) (201 kB)
CP-52 Best Technology Available (BTA) for Cooling Water Intake Structures (PDF) (71 kB)
CP-53 Americans with Disabilities Act Grievance Procedure
CP-56 Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (PDF) (25 kB)
CP-57 Use of Enforcement Discretion for Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Glass
CP-58 Volunteer Stewardship Agreements
CP-59 Environmental Audit Incentive Policy

More about Commissioner's Policies:

  • Commissioner Policy 29, Environmental Justice and Permitting - This policy provides guidance for incorporating environmental justice concerns into the DEC's environmental permit review process and the DEC application of the State Environmental Quality Review Act and also incorporates environmental justice concerns into some aspects of the DEC's enforcement program, grants program and public participation provisions.
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