Environmental Conservation, Department of

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Mission

The mission of the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is to conserve, improve and protect New York's natural resources and environment and to prevent, abate and control water, land and air pollution, in order to enhance the health, safety and welfare of the people of the State, and their overall economic and social well-being.

Budget Highlights

The Executive Budget recommends total appropriations of $1.0 billion for the Department. This is an increase of $105 million from the 2013-14 budget. The increase primarily reflects minor re-estimates in state operations and the inclusion of $100 million for the continuation of the State Superfund program.

The Executive Budget recommends a workforce of 2,917 FTEs for the Department in 2014-15, an increase of 1 FTE to support the new statewide E-licensing program.

Major budget actions include:

For more information on this agency's budget recommendations located in the Executive Budget Briefing Book, click on the following link:

Briefing Book – Environment and Energy (PDF)

ALL FUNDS
APPROPRIATIONS
(dollars)
Category Available
2013-14
Appropriations
Recommended
2014-15
Change From
2013-14
Reappropriations
Recommended
2014-15
State Operations 452,050,000 456,333,000 4,283,000 609,790,100
Aid To Localities 2,604,000 1,676,000 (928,000) 6,636,413
Capital Projects 444,300,000 546,400,000 102,100,000 2,948,719,000
Total 898,954,000 1,004,409,000 105,455,000 3,565,145,513

ALL FUND TYPES
PROJECTED LEVELS OF EMPLOYMENT BY PROGRAM
FILLED ANNUAL SALARIED POSITIONS
Program 2013-14
Estimated FTEs
03/31/14
2014-15
Estimated FTEs
03/31/15
FTE Change
Administration
General Fund 96 94 (2)
Special Revenue Funds - Other 128 129 1
Air and Water Quality Management
General Fund 165 162 (3)
Special Revenue Funds - Federal 176 176 0
Special Revenue Funds - Other 253 249 (4)
Environmental Enforcement
General Fund 260 254 (6)
Special Revenue Funds - Other 161 174 13
Fish, Wildlife and Marine Resources
General Fund 36 38 2
Special Revenue Funds - Federal 69 67 (2)
Special Revenue Funds - Other 265 260 (5)
Forest and Land Resources
General Fund 260 274 14
Special Revenue Funds - Federal 9 9 0
Special Revenue Funds - Other 75 80 5
Operations
General Fund 239 232 (7)
Special Revenue Funds - Other 47 45 (2)
Rehabilitation and Improvement
Capital Projects Funds - Other 109 101 (8)
Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
General Fund 13 7 (6)
Special Revenue Funds - Federal 46 46 0
Special Revenue Funds - Other 238 254 16
Capital Projects Funds - Federal 6 7 1
Capital Projects Funds - Other 265 259 (6)
Total 2,916 2,917 1

Note: Most recent estimates as of 01/20/2014

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