Governing Law and Regulations
New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Office of Natural Resources and Water Quality Division of Fish, Wildlife, and Marine Resources Bureau of Habitat
DEC Office of Natural Resources and Water Quality Division of Fish, Wildlife, and Marine Resources Bureau of Marine Resources
DEC Office of Administration Division of Environmental Permits
New York State Freshwater Wetlands Appeals Board
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) New York District Office Philadelphia District Office Baltimore District Office Buffalo District Office Pittsburgh District Office
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. New York has developed state tidal and freshwater wetlands laws and regulations that are more stringent than the federal rules. See the national section WETLANDS for additional ...