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Stony Brook University is committed to achieving compliance with applicable federal, state, and local environmental statutes, regulations, enforceable agreements, and permits, and continuous improvement in environmental performance.
The Environmental Protection group is responsible for the development and implementation of environmental policies, procedures and programs that assist departments in implementing environmental requirements, as required by regulatory agencies such as the:
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
- N.Y.S. Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)
- Suffolk County Department of Health Services (SCDHS)
This assistance includes, but is not limited to environmental audits, inspections, monitoring, tracking and reporting, hazard analysis, training incident investigation and emergency response. These services are designed to eliminate, reduce, or control environmental risks and impacts, ensure regulatory compliance, and demonstrate environmental excellence through a continuous improvement process.
For more information on departmental or individual responsibilities for Environmental Compliance, please read Stony Brook University Policy (P 609R) - Environmental Health & Safety. For program specific information, please select any of the program links listed to the left of this page.