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Friday August 4, 2017
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and draft investigation/interim remedial measures work plan for a site known as 1111 Elmwood Avenue, site ID #C915319. This site is located in Buffalo, Erie County, at 1111 Elmwood Avenue and 605 Forest Avenue.

Public comments about the application and work plan must be submitted by August 4, 2017.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn how to comment, and how to see more site information.

Project documents can be reviewed at: Crane Branch of the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, 633 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222.

Contact  Karen Gaidasz, Project Manager, Major Projects Management, NYSDEC - Division of Environmental Permits
625 Broadway, 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-1750, Phone: (518) 402-9167, Fax: (518) 402-9168

The Valley Lateral Project is proposed by Millennium Pipeline Company, LLC (Millennium) and is located in the Towns of Wawayanda and Minisink, Orange County, New York. Millennium proposes to construct a new 7.8 mile, 16-inch diameter natural gas pipeline that will extend from Millennium's existing main line pipeline north to the new 650 megawatt gas-powered Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) Valley Energy Center being constructed by CPV Valley, LLC in the Town of Wawayanda. The planned pipeline lateral would provide about 130 million cubic feet per day of natural gas to the CPV Valley Energy Center. Approximately 31% of the pipeline lateral will be co-located with existing cleared right-of-ways and approximately 39% of the pipeline will be installed via trenchless methods.

Written comments may be submitted to the contact above and must be received by no later than 5:00pm on August 4, 2017.

Contact  Steven McCague, NYS DEC - Division of Water
625 Broadway, 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-3505

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) is making the draft renewal of the SPDES Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) for Stormwater Discharges Associated with Industrial Activity (GP-0-17-004) and fact sheet available for public review.

This permit is intended to provide SPDES Permit coverage to facilities with stormwater discharges to surface waters of the State from a point source or outlet that conduct industrial activities.

Written comments on the draft general permit must be submitted to the contact listed above by close of business on August 4, 2017.

Or by e-mail to Stormwater_info@dec.ny.gov. If submitting comments by e-mail, please include "Comments on the Draft Renewal of the 2017 MSGP" in the subject line.

Contact  Karen Gaidasz, Project Manager, Major Projects Management, NYSDEC - Division of Environmental Permits
625 Broadway, 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-1750, Phone: (518) 402-9167, Fax: (518) 402-9168

The Eastern System Upgrade Project is an approximately 7.8 mile pipeline loop with a new compressor station and a compressor station upgrade. The Project would provide approximately 223,000 dekatherms per day (Dth/d) of firm transportation service from Millennium's existing Corning Compressor Station to an interconnect with Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC in Ramapo, New York. 91 percent of the Project capacity is subscribed under long-term, firm contracts with local distribution companies and municipalities. All of the proposed pipeline loop would be co-located along the existing Millennium Pipeline right-of-way (ROW).

Written comments may be submitted and must be received by no later than 5:00pm on August 4, 2017.

10:00 AM
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Each summer, the Friends of Five Rivers offer outdoor programs to help parents and children grow in their understanding and appreciation of the natural world through shared activities. Parents or caregivers and children must participate together. Registration is required. 

Summer Family Fun is a four-morning program for children ages 2-8, which will be offered July 25-28 and repeated August 1-4 and August 8-11. Go to www.friendsoffiverivers.org/node/87 for complete information, including fees and a registration form.

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