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Monday August 28, 2017
Contact  Kim McKown

On June 26, 2017 the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation filed a Notice of Proposed Rule Making with the Department of State to amend 6 NYCRR Parts 44 and 50 and modify the regulations concerning terrapin exclusion devices on crab traps, commercial horseshoe crab harvests, and the reporting of commercial whelk harvests. 

This notice was published in issue 28 of the State Register on July 12, 2017. There will be a 45-day public comment period on the proposed rule beginning July 13, 2017 and ending August 28, 2017.

Contact  Scott Wajda-Griffin, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, 11th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-3251, Phone: (518) 402-8396, or by e-mail to: dar.sips@dec.ny.gov.

Revisions to the New York State Implementation Plan for the 2008 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards pertaining to the New York-N. New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT Nonattainment Area

Written comments should be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on August 28, 2017 to the contact listed above. 


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