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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.

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 Turn in Poachers and Polluters hotline at 1-800-TIPP-DEC (1-800-847-7332). 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.

Instructions

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 central.dispatch@dec.ny.gov - 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. Additonal details?
7. Your contact information (Optional)