The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation divides the state into nine regions.
Dereth Glance is the new Region 7 Director. It covers Onondaga, Tompkins, Cortland, Chenango, Oswego, Madison, Cayuga, Tioga, and Broome counties. Glance most recently oversaw the DEC Environmental Remediation, Materials Management, and Mineral Resources divisions. Before joining the DEC, she served in many positions and was appointed by President Obama as U.S. Commissioner at the International Joint Commission. She’s also worked with New York State's Great Lakes Basin Advisory Council, Clean Water Network, and Onondaga Lake Partnership Outreach Committee.
In this interview, Glance talks about the impact of the redrawn FEMA flood maps, and we get an update on Cayuga Lake Sturgeon.
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