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    Air, Land and Water
 
 Are State facilities in compliance with environmental laws?
 
 Are there any public hearings/meetings about environmental issues taking place in my area?
 
 Can a Forester come out to my private land and give advice?
 
 Does the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) offer small businesses technical help with air emission compliance?
 
 How can a business learn to apply pollution prevention techniques?
 
 How can I get information on the environment for a school report?
 
 How can I learn about recycling?
 
 How can I learn about the effects on the environment from climate change?
 
 How can I prevent pollution at home?
 
 How can I reduce land taxes on my woodland?
 
 How do I apply for a NYSDEC permit?
 
 How do I find a boat launch site in New York State?
 
 How do I find out about New York's Open Space Plan?
 
 How do I find out how to protect water resources such as ponds, rivers, streams, and lakes?
 
 How do I found out if I can harvest shellfish?
 
 How is the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) involved in watersheds?
 
 I live near a farm and am concerned about run-off coming onto my property. Who can I call to have them look into this?
 
 I want to start composting. Where can I find information about residential composting?
 
 Is it legal to camp on State Forest lands and where do I get a camping permit?
 
 Is it OK to put empty paint cans, Coleman fuel containers and other empty containers in the trash or recycling bin?
 
 Is there any publication on New York's natural resources and outdoor recreation?
 
 Is there any rule or regulation I should know about recreational or commercial shellfish harvesting?
 
 What are estuaries and what is the significance of them?
 
 What are some good tips for fire safety outdoors?
 
 What are some projects I can work on with my class or scout groups to learn more about pollution prevention?
 
 What do I do if I witness a spill of dangerous chemicals or gas?
 
 What do I do with my old cell phone?
 
 What does the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) do for the New York City watershed?
 
 What environmental compliance funding programs does the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) offer for businesses?
 
 What funding programs are available through the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) for the disposal of recreational marine vessel septic waste?
 
 What funding programs are available through the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation for drinking water system providers?
 
 What funding programs are available through the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation for municipal wastewater treatment and sewer system improvements?
 
 What is a bear resistant canister and where is it required for camping?
 
 What is a benthic map and where can I find one of the Hudson River Estuary?
 
 What is a Geographic Information System (GIS) and how does DEC use it?
 
 What is a Global Positioning System and how does it help New York State?
 
 What is acid rain and where can I get information about it?
 
 What is comparative risk?
 
 What is the current drought status in New York State?
 
 What is the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC)?
 
 What is the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative? Is it related to climate change and global warming?
 
 What is the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQR), and where can I find information about the SEQR process?
 
 What is the Toxics Release Inventory and what can it tell me about chemical releases in my community?
 
 Where can find information to live my everyday life and help the environment too?
 
 Where can I find information about dam safety?
 
 Where can I find information about DEC’s Saratoga Tree Nursery?
 
 Where can I find information about environmental issues that affect my community?
 
 Where can I find information about mercury?
 
 Where can I get information about chemical / oil storage tanks?
 
 Where can I get information on the air quality in my county?
 
 Where can I learn more about alternative energy sources?
 
 Where do I report an open burning complaint?
 
 Why can't I bring my own firewood to campgrounds for use?
 
 Why do I have to use bear resistant food containers when I go camping in certain areas?
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