NYS DEC Environmental Complaints Information

NYS Spills Hotline runs 24/7 and should be used for time-sensitive complaints of environmental issues for which the complainant seeks immediate on-the-ground response from NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) staff, especially with respect to issues arising on weekends and overnight. The phone number is 1-800-457-7362.

Issues regarding the Norlite Facility in Cohoes:

DEC Norlite website with more information: https://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/121118.html

Odor complaints regarding the Dunn landfill:

  • Dunn Landfill 24/7 hotline designated for the public reporting of nuisance odors. The phone number is (518) 292-0449

DEC Dunn website with more information: https://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/117071.html

Colonie Landfill Odor Hotline: 518-292-0426

Landfill Questions and Concerns