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Region 4 - Environmental Remediation Project Information

***Online Document Repository, including Remediation sites: DECinfo Locator, with more than 80 interactive data layers, lets users see and download permits, former industrial site cleanup plans, water quality reports, and more based on any street address, or zooming into a specific area of New York State's map. Selecting a map feature can bring up links to database records for petroleum bulk storage facilities and more. This allows users to see how DEC is working to protect and enhance the state's environment and recreational opportunities. Additional information about how to use the interactive map, including a YouTube tutorial, can be found on the DECInfo Locator webpage. Check our layer description web page to see what is available, including layer icons, and how often it is updated.

Calendar of All Scheduled Public Meetings and Comment Periods - for sites in DEC's cleanup programs in Region 4.

Records and documents for cleanup sites in region 4 are available through DECinfo Locator or the Site Remedial Database Search.


Taconic Plastics - 442047
DEC issued a consent order to Taconic Plastics (PDF) on November 10, 2016 related to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) contamination. The site is located in the Town of Petersburgh, Rensselaer County, New York.

More about Region 4 - Environmental Remediation Project Information:

  • Poestenkill Assessment Area - Protecting Poestenkill's Drinking Water & Investigating Sources of PFOAs
  • Hoosick Falls Area - Information on the contamination of the water supply in Hoosick Falls, Rensselaer County from perfluorinated compounds (PFCs)
  • Petersburgh - Information about water contamination in the Town of Petersburgh, Rensselaer County from perfluorinated compounds (PFCs).