You have a role in protecting the state's environment. From living a greener life at home, to getting involved in agency decisions, to taking action with local interest groups, we encourage you to stay informed with the latest DEC news and updates. 

Press Releases

Current and archived press releases from the Press Office and DEC regions provide breaking news and announcements.

DEC Delivers

DEC offers over 100 informative and timely email newsletters through DEC Delivers, our email news service.


Look on our public events calendar for public meetings, hearings, and comment deadlines, as well as recreational events.

Public Participation

The DEC holds many public meetings and hearings throughout the year that allow for public input on various environmental topics.

Environmental Notice Bulletin

The Environmental Notice Bulletin is published every Wednesday. All proposed regulations, guidance documents, hearings, permit applications, and other official documents and actions are published here, along with information on how to comment on the proposals.