-- Conducted 97,226 inspections - 1,824 more than last week;
-- Processed 39,496 permit applications and authorizations - 784 more than last week;
-- Processed 94 percent of Permit Decision Guarantee applications and authorizations; and
-- Responded to 317 environmental emergencies, eight more than last week.
DEP continues to prioritize field inspections that are critical to public health and safety. DEP staff are working remotely, and responding to complaints related to issues critical to public health and safety.
DEP will continue to respond in the field to environmental emergencies that present an immediate threat to public health and safety.
To report environmental emergencies, please call 1-800-541-2050.
Visit DEP’s Alert webpage for more information and updates.
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