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Tuesday March 26, 2013
2:00 PM
Contact  NYSDEC Division of Air Resources
518-402-8401 airregs@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Redesignation Request and Maintenance Plan for the 1997 & 2006 Fine Particulate Matter National Ambient Air Quality Standards; Carbon Monoxide Limited Maintenance Plan for the NY Metropolitan Area; and Repeal of 6 NYCRR Part 203, Indirect Sources of Air Contamination

Location:  NYSDEC Region 2 Office, 1 Hunters Point Plaza, 47-40 21st Street, Room 834, Long Island City, NY  11101

Please refer to the ENB (http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20130206_not0.html) for the complete Public Hearing Notice.

7:00 PM
Contact  region9@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Erie County 
Tuesday, March 26th at 7 p.m. 
Woodlawn Beach State Park
S-350 Lakeshore Road 
Blasdell, NY 14219 

More info... 

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP), co-lead agencies of New York's Open Space Conservation Plan, are hosting a meeting on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 6 p.m. at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute, 311 Curtis St. in Jamestown, to solicit input regarding the update of the NYS Open Space Conservation Plan.

This plan serves as a blueprint for the State's land conservation efforts to increase protection of the State's significant natural, scenic, recreational, historic and cultural resources. The Open Space Plan was last updated in 2009 and New York State Law requires that the plan be revised every three years to adapt to shifting conservation priorities. The Open Space Regional Advisory Committee (RAC), which has multi-disciplinary regional representation that includes the Chautauqua County Department of Planning & Economic Development, is required to review and update their regional portion of the plan and submit an update in mid-2013. This meeting is among many that will hosted by the State throughout the region between now and late May.

Residents are encouraged to attend to provide input and identify projects, processes, and collaborations in Chautauqua County that would assist the State in preserving and promoting treasured open spaces.

Interested residents who are unable to attend the meeting can also send their suggestions to the DEC by email at region9@gw.dec.state.ny.us.

In addition, there are several meetings upcoming for other counties in Region 9.  

Allegany County 
April 10, 2013 at 7 p.m.  
Crossroads Commerce & Conference Center
6087 NYS Route 19 
Belmont, NY 14813 

Cattaraugus County 
April 18, 2013 at 7 p.m. 
303 Court St.
Little ValleyNY 14755

Niagara County
Last week of April; date and location to be determined

7:30 PM
Contact  rwnp@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Join us for a moonlit walk through the woods as we look for nocturnal critters during the first full moon of spring. Bring binoculars if you have them. For adults only. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.

LegendGeneral Meetings Reinstein Woods

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