Environmental Protection Program
The Environmental Protection Program Has Relocated
The BCDHS Environmental Protection Program is now located at 220 East Ridgewood Ave. Paramus, New Jersey, 07652.
Please note that entry to the Annex is through Bergen Regional Medical Center. Jerome Ave. is closed to through traffic.
Who to Call
For an emergency response or incident notification call 911. This communication will then be forwarded to the Bergen County Haz-Mat team.
For any non-emergency situation or investigations, call 201-634-2780. We are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Environmental Protection Program addresses all aspects of the environment. Through the County Environmental Health Act, Bergen County Department of Health Services (BCDHS) is the Lead Agency for Environmental Protection here in Bergen County.
The BCDHS is under contract with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) to provide environmental services and carry out enforcement when necessary. Other areas in which the BCDHS is active include:
- Community Right to Know
- Clean Communities Program
- Air Monitoring Data - Find out the air quality in your area and around the state on the NJDEP's air monitoring website
- Clean Communities - Want to receive up to $300 to do a clean-up in your area? Get involved with your local Clean Communities Program