DEC Contacts

DEC Region 4 Offices

Capital Region/Northern Catskills – Serving Albany, Columbia, Delaware, Greene, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer, Schenectady and Schoharie countiesr4

Region 4 Headquarters

1130 North Westcott Road
Schenectady, NY 12306-2014

Region 4 Sub-office

65561 State Highway 10,
Suite 1
Stamford, NY 12167

  • Regional Director: Keith Goertz
  • Regional Environmental Quality Supervisor: Rick Leone
  • Regional Natural Resources Supervisor: Peter Innes
  • Regional Attorney: Rich Ostrov
  • Regional Permit Administrator: William Clarke
  • Regional Citizen Participation Specialist: Rick Georgeson
  • Regional Freedom of Information Law (FOIL)Coordinator: Toni Galluzzo

Region 4 Phone Listing

  • Air Resources – Air Permitting and Monitoring; (518) 357-2045
  • Environmental Permits – State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR), Wetlands Permits, Dock Permits, Stream Protection Permits, Excavation and Fill in Navigable Waters Permits, Solid Waste Permits, Hazardous Waste Permits, Mining Permits, Water Supply Permits, Air Quality Permits, State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permits, Dam Safety Permits and Radiation Control Permits
  • The Schenectady Permitting office serves Albany, Columbia, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Schoharie and eastern Greene counties; (518) 357-2456
  • The Stamford Permitting office serves Delaware, Otsego and western Greene counties; (607) 652-7741
  • Environmental Remediation – Spills Program, Hazardous Waste Site Cleanup, Brownfields, Vapor Intrusion Sites; (518) 357-2045
  • Fisheries – Fish Stocking, Public Fishing Access, Fisheries Research and Propagation; (607) 652-7366
  • Five Rivers Environmental Education Center (518) 475-0291
  • Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Office – FOIL Requests; (518) 357-2046
  • Forest Rangers – Wildfire Suppression, Search and Rescue; (607) 652-5063
  • Forestry – Management of State Forest Lands and Forestry Advice and Assistance for Private Landowners
  • The Schenectady Lands and Forests office serves Albany, Columbia, Rensselaer and Schenectady counties; (518) 357-2355
  • The Stamford Lands and Forests office serves Delaware, Greene, Montgomery, Otsego and Schoharie counties; (607) 652-7365
  • Law Enforcement – Environmental Conservation Officers, Bottle Bill Enforcement ; (518) 357-2082
  • Mineral Resources – Mining Permits and Reclamation of Mines; (518) 357-2355
  • Office of General Counsel – Handles Legal Affairs for Region 4; (518) 357-2048
  • Operations – Northern Catskill Campgrounds, Buildings and Infrastructure; (518) 357-2289
  • Public Affairs/Participation – Media Relations, Press Releases, Public Participation, Education, Outreach; (518) 357-2075
  • Real Property – Land Acquisition, Surveying; (518) 357-2149
  • Regional Director’s Office – (518) 357-2068
  • Regional Administration – Personnel, Budgets, Administration, Management; (518) 357-2072
  • Solid and Hazardous Materials – Landfills, Household Hazardous Wastes, Pesticides, Solid Waste; (518) 357-2045
  • Water and Wastewater – Wastewater Treatment Plants, State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permits, Stormwater Permits, Dam Safety, Flood Control, Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO); (518) 357-2045
  • Wildlife – Hunting, Nuisance Wildlife, Hunter Education, Wetlands, Endangered Species
    • The Schenectady Wildlife office serves Albany, Columbia, Montgomery, Rensselaer and Schenectady counties; (518) 357-2355
    • The Stamford Wildlife office serves Delaware, Greene, Otsego and Schoharie counties; (607) 652-7367

 

More about DEC Region 4 Offices:

Region 4 Administration – Region 4 administration and employment information

About Region 4 – About Region 4