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Programs that protect and conserve natural resources, prevent or reduce environmental pollution, promote environmental and public health, develop and implement measures for safety education and accident prevention, provide emergency rescue services for people in trouble and/or take other steps to enhance public health and safety and enable people to live in ecological balance and harmony with their surroundings.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
BUREAU OF DRINKING WATERMonitors quality of public and community water supply. For complaints concerning drinking water, call above number.SuffolkBUREAU OF DRINKING WATERSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
BUREAU OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENTBureau of Environmental Management is responsible for SEQRA review, environmental education, preservation of natural resources such as pine barrens, wetland, and habitats for endangered, threatened, and rare species.SuffolkBUREAU OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENTSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
BUREAU OF GROUNDWATER RESOURCESBureau of Groundwater Resources monitors quality and quantity of groundwater supply.SuffolkBUREAU OF GROUNDWATER RESOURCESSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
BUREAU OF MARINE RESOURCESProtects the ecological integrity of the marine environment. Responsible for marine and recreational waters, monitoring and protection programs, permitting and inspection of bathing beaches and swimming pools.SuffolkBUREAU OF MARINE RESOURCESSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
COINDRE HALL MARINE PROGRAMProvides educational programming, outreach, and classes in commercial fisheries, seafood marketing, aquaculture, marine environmental issues, and fisheries technology. Offers a summer camp program featuring environmental science for children 6-12 years old.SuffolkCOINDRE HALL MARINE PROGRAMCORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLManages activities affecting the quality of life and natural resources within the town. The commissioner oversees the divisions of Environmental Facilities, Environmental Management, Environmental Services and Division of Recycling.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLTOWN OF BABYLON
DEPARTMENT OF LAND PRESERVATIONFacilitates Southold Town's land preservation efforts by working with the Land Preservation Committee which reviews and makes recommendations to the Town Board in regard to fee title land acquisitions, development right assessment acquisitions and other types of preservation methods.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF LAND PRESERVATIONTOWN OF SOUTHOLD
DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTHResponsible for protecting the community from adverse health effects that may result from environmental pollution, unsanitary conditions or unsafe practices. Activities include backflow prevention, inspection and regulation of public beaches and swimming pools, information on beach openings and closings, inspections and monitoring of children's summer camps, demolition permits, monitors the quality of drinking water, conducts hearings on alleged violations of Public Health Laws, inspects food service establishments and investigates foodborne disease outbreaks, provides training for food service managers, responds to complaints regarding dog waste, garbage overflowing sewage and bird feeding, responds to heating complaints, regulates the removal or abandonment of fuel oil tanks, tests for lead exposure, investigates reports of animal bites and rodent complaints, inspects sewer connections/closures, controls the spread of mosquitoes, and inspects and provides sanitary control over motels and hotels. Call for more information.NassauDIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTHNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH-DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
DIVISION OF VECTOR CONTROLResponsible for the control of insect-borne diseases through water management and chemical and biological control.SuffolkDIVISION OF VECTOR CONTROLSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS-DIVISION OF VECTOR CONTROL
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMConducts lessons in environmental science for elementary and high school students in East Hampton, Shelter Island, Southampton, Southold and Riverhead. Lessons take place both in the classroom and in the field. Call for more information.SuffolkENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMGROUP FOR THE EAST END-BRIDGEHAMPTON
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMConducts lessons in environmental science for elementary and high school students in East Hampton, Shelter Island, Southampton, Bridgehampton and Riverhead. Lessons take place both in the classroom and in the field. Call for more information.ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMGROUP FOR THE EAST END-SOUTHOLD
GARBAGE HAULING VEHICLESInspects and issues permits to garbage hauling trucks, maintains lists of companies and trucks and responds to complaints from the public.SuffolkGARBAGE HAULING VEHICLESSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
LONG ISLAND SEAPORT AND ECO CENTERPromotes an appreciation of Long Island's maritime heritage and fosters an awareness and understanding of Long Island's marine environment. Offers various environmental and marine heritage programs. Call or visit the website for additional information.SuffolkLONG ISLAND SEAPORT AND ECO CENTERLONG ISLAND SEAPORT AND ECO CENTER
MARINE PROGRAMProvides educational programming in commercial fisheries, seafood marketing, aquaculture, marine environmental issues, and fisheries technology.SuffolkMARINE PROGRAMCORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
MASHOMACK PRESERVEProvides a place for people to enjoy and appreciate nature while restoring the health of the natural communities. Hiking trails are open daily.SuffolkMASHOMACK PRESERVETHE NATURE CONSERVANCY
NEW CONSTRUCTION PROGRAMInspects and approves commercial, residential and industrial waste disposal systems septic tanks, cesspools, depurification,sewer systems, sewer plants. Approval required for certificate of occupancy. Data kept by township, parcel, lot, building boundaries, variances etc.SuffolkNEW CONSTRUCTION PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION-REGION ONE OFFICEHouses local offices for full administration, oversight and operation of all environmental offices and bureaus. Coordinates and credentials all government and private agencies, that manage outdoor and natural resources, and environmental protection. Offers education and information regarding conservation issues. This site houses the administrative program, and the offices of Air, Solid Waste, and Hazardous Materials, Water and Environmental Remediation, Natural Resources, and Public Protection.SuffolkNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION-REGION ONE OFFICENEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION-REGION ONE OFFICE
OFFICE OF WASTEWATER MANAGEMENTConducts an engineering review of all new sewage treatment plants, sanitary systems, and wells. To place a wastewater management complaint call above number.SuffolkOFFICE OF WASTEWATER MANAGEMENTSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
PECONIC DUNES CAMPOffers summer sleep-away camp and day camp for youth ages 8-15 emphasizing environmental education and stewardship. Youth camp operates June-August. Off season rentals and programs available.SuffolkPECONIC DUNES CAMPCORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
SUFFOLK COUNTY MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTEROffers education programs focused on marine environmental issues for school groups, community groups, families, teachers, adults and children.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTERCORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
UPLANDS FARM SANCTUARYProvides a place for people to enjoy and appreciate nature while restoring the health of the natural communities. It is a preserve and office facility for the Nature Conservancy on Long Island. Hiking trails are open daily dawn to dusk.SuffolkUPLANDS FARM SANCTUARYTHE NATURE CONSERVANCY

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