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Air, Land and Water
Air, Land and Water
Are State facilities in compliance with environmental laws?
Are there any New York State programs that help small businesses devise strategies to reduce pollution?
Are there any public hearings/meetings about environmental issues taking place in my area?
Are there programs available which focus on urban and community forestry?
Can a Forester come out to my private land and give advice?
Can I recycle my old car battery?
Does the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) offer small businesses technical help with air emission compliance?
Has Chronic Wasting Disease been found in any of New York State’s deer population?
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 do I register for the Migratory Bird Harvest Information Program (HIP)?
How is the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) involved in watersheds?
How should my business properly dispose of used or outdated electronic equipment?
I am a falconer. Where can I find information about migratory game bird hunting regulations?
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 get rid of my old home computer. Do I have to follow any special rules?
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 are the regulations for open burning permits?
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 brownfield?
What is a Critical Environmental Area? Where can I find a list of Critical Environmental Areas in New York State?
What is a Fire Protection Grant? Who can determine if my fire company is eligible to apply for a grant?
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 Chronic Wasting Disease and does it only affect deer?
What is comparative risk?
What is precycling?
What Is The Big Tree Register? How does my community nominate a tree for the New York State Big Tree Register?
What is the Bird Conservation Area Program? Where can I find information about it?
What is the Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA) Grant Program?
What is the Brownfields Cleanup Program?
What is the Comprehensive Environmental Remediation, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), also known as Superfund?
What is the Cooperative Forest Management Program?
What is the current drought status in New York State?
What is the DEC Adventure Discovery Program?
What is the DEC Air Pollution Control Permit Program? Where can I find information on air quality control in New York State?
What is the DEC Environmental Dispute Resolution Program?
What is the Habitat Protection Section of DEC? Where can I find more information about this program?
What is the Harvest Information Program?
What is the New York Natural Heritage Program? Where can I find a Natural Heritage Program rare species reporting form?
What is the New York State DEC Environmental Navigator?
What is the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC)?
What is the Protected Native Plants Program?
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 dispose of old automobile tires?
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 find information about New York State campgrounds operated by DEC?
Where can I find information about ozone and New York State air quality levels?
Where can I find information about peregrine falcons in New York State? Where can I find links to web cameras that keep track of peregrine falcon nesting boxes?
Where can I find information about rare and endangered plants?
Where can I find information about the DEC Spill Response Guidance Manual (SRGM)? Is the SRGM on the Internet?
Where can I find information and a reporting form for Medical Waste Tracking in New York State?
Where can I find information and regulations regarding underground bulk chemical storage tanks?
Where can I find the New York State Spill Guidance Manual and the Spill Technology and Remediation Series for petroleum contaminated soil projects?
Where can I find the New York State Spill Prevention Operation Technology Series of documents for chemical and petroleum bulk storage facilities?
Where can I find the New York State Technical and Administrative Guidance Memoranda for contaminated site cleanup and brownfields?
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 can I obtain information on New York State’s rules and regulations for mined land reclamation?
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?
Why should I reduce the amount of commercial household cleaners that I use?
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