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Friday July 14, 2017
 
 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170614_not5.html
Contact  Steven Guglielmi, NYS DEC - Region 5 Office
1115 NYS Route 86, P.O. Box 296, Ray Brook, NY 12977, Phone: (518) 897-1291, E-mail: r5.ump@dec.ny.gov.

Proposals in the Draft Recreation Management Plan (RMP) include improved access to water locations for persons with disabilities, accessible parking, campsites, and motor vehicle access for persons with disabilities under the CP-3 program. The Draft RMP proposes the construction of nine campsites, water access, and several foot trails. Mountain bikes will be allowed on some of the trails. One lean-to, in addition to the existing one, may be built on the property. Winter recreation on the property will include a cross-country ski trail and ice fishing.

Comments are welcome and will be accepted by the contact person until July 14, 2017.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170607_not0.html
Contact  Elizabeth Meer, NYS DEC - Executive Division
625 Broadway, 14th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-1010, E-mailed: productdisclosure@dec.ny.gov

This notice announces the availability of the draft 2017 Household Cleansing Product Information Disclosure Program Certification Form and Guidance Document and the launch of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's (NYS DEC) Household Cleansing Product Information Disclosure Program. Under the program, manufacturers of cleaning products sold in the State of New York are required to disclose the ingredients of their products on their websites and identify any ingredients that appear on authoritative lists of chemicals of concern.

NYS DEC has extended the deadline for comment on the form and guidance. Comments will be accepted through July 14, 2017.


 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about proposed activities to address contamination related to the Northern Boulevard and Steinway Street Site (Queens), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through July 14, 2017.

Click the web link above at Additional Information" to learn about the proposal and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed at: Queens Library, 40-20 Broadway, Long Island City, NY 11103; phone: 718-721-2462  --and--  Queens Community Board 1, 45-02 Ditmars Boulevard, Astoria, NY 11105; phone: 718-626-1021.


 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a draft plan to investigate contamination related to the 2409 Jerome Avenue Site (Bronx), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through July 14, 2017.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the draft plan and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed at: Bronx Library Center, 310 East Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10458; phone: 718-579-4244  --and--  Bronx Community Board 7, 229-A East 204th Street, Bronx, NY 10458; phone: 718-933-5650.


 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about cleanup activities about to begin at the Alcoa Unnamed Tributary Site, located on the Arconic (formerly Alcoa) property, Massena, St. Lawrence County, within New York's State Superfund Program. Public comments about the upcoming activities will be accepted through July 14, 2017.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the upcoming cleanup activities and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed at: Massena Public Library, Attn: Elaine Dunne-Thayer, 41 Glenn Street, Massena, NY 13662; phone: 315-769-9914.


9:30 AM
http://www.nyimapinvasives.org/Training/nyimapschedule/othe...
Contact  Meg Wilkinson
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Space is Limited – Registration is recommended:

http://www.nyimapinvasives.org/Training/nyimapschedule/other-trainings

Goal: Learn some invasive species identification, and how to submit reports to the state invasive species database, iMapInvasives, using your smartphone

Bring: Smartphone, lunch, bug spray, sunscreen, and water

9:00 Optional Building tour

9:30 Coffee and Registration

10:00 Welcome and Introductions

10:10 Selected Capital Region Invasive Species:

  1. Common Invasive Plants
  2. Selected Aquatic Invasive Plants
  3. Uncommon Invasive Plants
  4. Forest Health Concerns

11:15 iMapInvasives Mobile App – use your smartphone to report invasive species locations, especially under reported species & high priority locations

12:15 Action Steps – Don’t move firewood; Plant native, Participate in PRISM, etc.

12:30 Brown bag lunch – bring lunch & network with others interested in local habitat

1:00 Walks – Session #1 – choose 1 of the 4 walks offered

2:15 Break

2:30 Walks – Session #2 – choose 1 of the 4 walks offered

4:00 Back to building

5:00 Optional Invasive Plant walk along Albany bike path

https://stoptheinvasionny.com/calendar-of-events

WalksSession 1 at 1:00; Session 2 at 2:30

The four walks will be offered both at 1:00 and at 2:30; participants can select one walk for Session 1, and a different walk for Session 2.

Contact Meg Wilkinson at: meg.wilkinson@dec.ny.gov


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