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Report an Environmental Violation Online

Use this form only to report suspected violations of NY environmental laws and NYSDEC regulations. For quickest response, call the DEC Division of Law Enforcement hotline at 1-844-DEC-ECOS (1-844-332-3267). Never put yourself at risk - gather what information you can without trespassing or exposing yourself to harmful materials or situations.

For other issues, that are not suspected violations, see these other important contact numbers for DEC related issues.


Complete as much information as possible, then click on the submit button at the bottom of the page. If you have pictures the officer may find useful, you can include them as an attachment to - include "Report an Environmental Violation" in the subject line.

1. Who did it?
2. What occurred?
3. When did it occur?
4. Where did it occur?

5. How did it occur?
6. Additional details?
7. Your contact information (Optional)