You can report an oil spill on the street or in a facility, apartment building, or private home.

Report an oil spill:

You can learn more and get assistance with a leaking or damaged home heating oil tank.

You also can get help with a chemical spill in your home or backyard.

Learn about oil and chemical spills.

You can report oil and chemical spills by phone.

  • Agency: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Division: Spill Hotline
  • Phone Number: (800) 457-7362
  • Business Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week

The Department of Sanitation will place sand on an oil or gasoline spill on public property ONLY when requested by police, fire, or other emergency personnel.

Emergency Personnel

Call 311 for assistance.