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Friday October 20, 2017
Contact  Karyn Hanson, NYSDEC, Division of Environmental Permits
625 Broadway, Albany, New York 12233-1750, 518-402-9167, BenthicMatGP@dec.ny.gov

The NYSDEC proposes to issue General Permit GP-0-17-005, Adirondack Park Benthic Mat General Permit for placement and removal of benthic mats in shoreline areas within the Adirondack Park.

Comments must be submitted to the contact person in writing no later than October 20, 2017

Contact  Michelle Woznick, NYS DEC - Region 9 Office, Division of Environmental Permits
270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203-2915, E-mail: DEP.R9@dec.ny.gov.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has reviewed the Hazardous Waste Management Facility permit application submitted by FMC (FMC Corporation, 100 Niagara Street, Middleport, NY 14105.  NYSDEC Hazardous Waste Management Facility Permit Application No. 9-2936-00017/02004; EPA ID No. NYD002126845) pertaining to their Middleport Hazardous Waste Management Facility located in the Village of Middleport, Niagara County. The application has been determined to be complete by NYS DEC for purposes of further NYS DEC review and public comment pursuant to 6 NYCRR 621.7.

Written comments concerning NYS DEC's SEQRA determination, the permit application, and the conditions and terms of the draft permit may be submitted to the contact listed above.

Written comments will be considered equally with oral statements delivered at the legislative/public comment hearing, provided they are received by October 20, 2017.

Contact  David L. Bimber, NYS DEC - Region 7 Office, Division of Environmental Permits
615 Erie Boulevard West, Syracuse, NY 13204, Phone: (315) 426-7440, E-mail: DEP.R7@dec.ny.gov

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) Region 7 Office proposes to issue General Permit GP-7-17-001, Shoreline and Stream Disturbance, Freshwater Wetlands (FWW) and Docks. The General Permit (GP) covers a group of common activities pertaining to lakeshore and stream bank stabilization, erosion protection, dredging, demolition, repair and replacement of certain in-water structures, small boat ramps, culverts, dry hydrants, and protection for individual lake front water intake structures.

Comments must be submitted to the contact person listed above in writing no later than October 20, 2017 or 15 days after the publication of this notice, whichever is later.

Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation

Comment Period Extended

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as 45 Mohawk Avenue, site ID #C447050. This site is located in the Hamlet of Alplaus, Town of Glenville, Schenectady County, at 45 Mohawk Avenue and Maritime Drive. Comments about the application must now be submitted no later than October 20, 2017.

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

The application and other relevant documents are available at: Schenectady County Public Library, 99 Clinton Street, Schenectady, NY 12305.


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