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Division of Environmental Remediation Contacts and Phone Numbers

Central Office Phone Numbers

NYSDEC
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-7011

Division Director: Andrew Guglielmi
(518) 402-9704

Assistant Division Director: Susan Edwards
(518) 402-9779

Bureau of Program Management
Director: Karen Diligent
(518) 402-9729

Bureau of Technical Support
Director: William Ottaway
(518) 402-9755

Remedial Bureau A (covering Regions 1 & 5)
Director: Richard Mustico
(518) 402-9625

Remedial Bureau B (covering Regions 2 & 4)
Director: Gerard Burke
(518) 402-9817

Remedial Bureau C (covering Regions 3 & 6)
Director: Janet Brown
(518) 402-9662

Remedial Bureau D (covering Region 7)
Director: David Harrington
(518) 402-9565

Remedial Bureau E (covering Regions 8 & 9)
Director: Michael Cruden
(518) 402-9825

General Phone Numbers

To Report a Petroleum or Chemical Spill call the DEC 24 Hour Spill Hotline:

1-800-457-7362 (within NY State) or
(518) 457-7362 (outside NY State)

For Spill Response, also contact United States Coast Guard National Response Center:

1-800-424-8802

General Information on tank and bulk storage programs, call Bulk Storage Help Line:

(518) 402-9543

Regional Map and Offices

  • DEC Regional Office Locations

Questions regarding site-specific information should be directed to the appropriate Regional Office listed below. If you get voice mail, please leave a message with your name and number. For the Petroleum Bulk Storage program, there are four delegated counties and information is provided below under the respective regions.

The key below defines acronyms that pertain to each Division of Environmental Remediation (DER) program:

DER Programs - Acronym Key

BCP - Brownfield Cleanup Program
CBS - Chemical Bulk Storage
ERP - Environmental Restoration Program
MOSF - Major Oil Storage Facility
PBS - Petroleum Bulk Storage
RHWRE - Regional Hazardous Waste Remediation Engineer
RSE - Regional Spill Engineer
RSG - Regional Spill Geologist
SSF - State Superfund Program

Regional Office Contacts and Phone Numbers for DER Programs

DEC REGION 1

[Counties: Nassau, Suffolk]
SUNY Campus
50 Circle Road
Stony Brook, NY 11790

Chris Engelhardt, RHWRE - SSF, BCP, ERP, VCP
(631) 444-0235
Brian Donovan - PBS, CBS, MOSF
(631) 444-0320
Hugh Cirrito - RSE
(631) 444-0321

PBS Delegated County Contacts

Nassau County Department of Health - Robin Putnam (516) 227-9434
Suffolk County Department of Health Services - Chris Lubicich (631) 854-2501

DEC REGION 2

[Counties: Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, Richmond]
One Hunters Point Plaza 1st Floor
47-40 21st Street
L. I. City, NY 11101-5401

Jane O'Connell - SSF, BCP, ERP
(718) 482-4599
Leszek Zielinski - PBS, CBS and MOSF
(718) 482-6454
Randy Austin - RSE
(718) 482-4929
FOIL Requests
(718) 482-4912

Email for Region 2 PBS, CBS and MOSF.

DEC REGION 3

[Counties: Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester]
21 South Putt Corners Road
New Paltz, NY 12561-1696

Janet Brown / Bill Bennett - SSF, BCP, ERP
(518) 402-9662 or Dan Bendell - RHWRE (845) 256-3151

PBS/CBS/MOSF Main Number
(845) 256-3121

FOIL Requests
(845) 256-3052

White Plains Sub-office
100 Hillside Ave., Suite 1W
White Plains, NY 10603
(914) 803-8157, dial by last name

PBS Delegated County Contact

Westchester Department of Health - Natasha Court (914) 864-7278

DEC REGION 4

[Counties: Albany, Columbia, Delaware, Greene, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Schoharie]
1130 North Westcott Road
Schenectady, NY 12306

Chris O'Neill - SSF, BCP, ERP
(518) 357-2394
Vacant - RSE
(518) 357-2192
Michael Rice - PBS, CBS, MOSF
(518) 357-2145

Stamford Sub-office
[Counties: Delaware, Otsego, Schoharie]
PBS, CBS, Spill Response
(607) 652-7365

DEC REGION 5

[Counties: Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Saratoga, Warren, Washington]
1115 State Route 86, P.O. Box 296
Ray Brook, NY 12977-0296

Brian Huyck- SSF, BCP, ERP, RSE
(518) 897-1229

E-mail for Region 5 PBS, CBS, MOSF and Spill Response.

Warrensburg Sub-office
[Counties: Fulton, Saratoga, Warren, Washington]
(518) 623-1200

DEC REGION 6

[Counties: Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, St. Lawrence]
State Office Building
317 Washington Street
Watertown, NY 13601-3787

Vacant - SSF, BCP, ERP
(315) 785-2513
David Storandt - PBS, CBS, MOSF
(315) 785-2513
Michael McLean - RSE
(315) 785-2513

Utica Sub-office
[Counties: Herkimer, Oneida]
Mark Tibbe - Spills
(315) 793-2554

DEC REGION 7

[Counties: Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Madison, Onondaga, Oswego, Tioga, Tompkins]
615 Erie Boulevard West
Syracuse, NY 13204-2400

Vacant - SSF, BCP, ERP
(315) 426-7551
Kevin Kemp - PBS, CBS, MOSF
(315) 426-7519 or (315) 426-7400
Sandy Lizlovs - RSE
(315) 426-7519 or (315) 426-7400

Kirkwood Sub-office
[Counties: Broome, Chenango, Tioga]
Please report spills to the hotline above.
(607) 775-2545

DEC REGION 8

[Counties: Chemung, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Yates]
6274 East Avon-Lima Road
Avon, NY 14414-8519

David Pratt- SSF, BCP, ERP
(585) 226-5449
Matt Griffiths - PBS, MOSF
(585) 226-5469
Phil Longyear - PBS, CBS
(585) 226-5315
Mike Zamiarski- RSE
(585) 226-5438

Bath Sub-office: (607) 776-2165

Elmira Sub-office: (607) 732-2214

Montezuma Sub-office: (315) 365-2371

DEC REGION 9

[Counties: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Niagara, Wyoming]
700 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14209

Stanley Radon, Andrea Caprio - SSF, BCP, ERP
(716) 851-7220
Mary McIntosh - RSG, PBS, CBS, MOSF
(716) 851-7220