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Wednesday July 18, 2018
 
10:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Experience nature at your own pace, and enjoy a leisurely guided walk through the woods. For adults only.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


11:00 AM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180516_not0.html
Contact  Marie Barnes, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3251, Phone: (518) 402-8396, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov

NYS DEC proposes to repeal 6 NYCRR Part 243, Transport Rule NOx Ozone Season Trading Program, 6 NYCRR Part 244, Transport Rule NOx Annual Trading Program, and 6 NYCRR Part 245, Transport Rule SO2 Trading Program, and replace the rules with 6 NYCRR Part 243, CSAPR NOx Ozone Season Group 2 Trading Program, 6 NYCRR Part 244, CSAPR NOx Annual Trading Program, and 6 NYCRR Part 245, CSAPR SO2 Group 1 Trading Program. NYS DEC is proposing the new rules in order to allocate emission allowances under the United States Environmental Protection Agency's (US EPA) Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) to regulated entities in New York as well as to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). In addition, NYS DEC proposes to make the attendant changes to Part 200, General Provisions. Further, NYS DEC proposes to submit the new Parts 243, 244 and 245 as well as the revisions to Part 200 to US EPA as a revision to the State Implementation Plan (SIP) for New York State.

Hearings for the proposed rule and attendant revisions to existing rules described above will be held as follows and are scheduled in places that are reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility: 

Date: 7/16/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC
625 Broadway, Public Assembly Room 129A/B
Albany, NY 12233

Date: 7/18/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 2 Office
1 Hunter's Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street, Room 834 NYSDOT
Long Island City, NY 11101

Date: 7/24/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 8 Office
6274 Avon-Lima Road (Rtes. 5 and 20), Conference Room
Avon, NY 14414-9516

Written comments on the proposed rule may be submitted until 5:00 p.m. on July 29, 2018 to the contact listed above 

Requests for information and comments related to the SIP revision may be obtained from Robert D. Bielawa, NYSDEC - Division of Air Resources, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3251, Phone: (518) 402-8396, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov. Written statements may be submitted until 5:00 p.m. July 29, 2018.


 
https://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180516_not0.html
Contact  Laura Stevens, NYSDEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3250, Phone (518) 402-8396, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov

NYS DEC is proposing to revise 6 NYCRR Part 251, CO2 Performance Standards for Major Electric Generating Facilities and 6 NYCRR Part 200, General Provisions. The proposed revisions will establish carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions standards for non-modified existing major electric generating facilities, while leaving unchanged the existing CO2 emission standards for new and modified major electric generating facilities. The proposed revisions to Part 200 will updated incorporated references to federal rules.

Hearings for the proposed rule and attendant revisions to existing rules described above will be held as follows and are scheduled in places that are reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility:

Date: 7/16/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC
625 Broadway, Public Assembly Room 129A/B
Albany, NY 12233

Date: 7/18/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 2 Office
1 Hunter's Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street, Room 834 NYSDOT
Long Island City, NY 11101

Date: 7/24/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 8 Office
6274 Avon-Lima Road (Rtes. 5 and 20), Conference Room, Avon, NY 14414-9516

Written comments on the proposed rule may be submitted until 5:00 p.m. on July 29, 2018 to the contact listed above.


1:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
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

Take part in ongoing research on monarch butterflies. For more than 15 years, data collected at Five Rivers has been contributed to this continent-wide citizen science project conducted through the University of Minnesota. The goal of the MLMP is to better understand how and why monarch populations vary, with a focus on their distribution and abundance during the breeding season in North America. Volunteers in the United States, Canada and Mexico aid in conserving monarchs and advance understanding of butterfly ecology and migration in general. Meet at the Nature’s Accessible Backyard Trail kiosk, at the south end of our parking lot. Go to www.mlmp.org to learn about the project.



 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180620_not0.html
Contact  Mark Lowery
NYS DEC, Office of Climate Change, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-1030, Phone: (518) 402-8448, E-mail climatechange@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Region 8 Offices, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414 - Map

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) announces the availability for public review and comment, pursuant to Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) § 3-0301(2)(z), of two guidance documents prepared pursuant to the Community Risk and Resiliency Act (CRRA).

NYS DEC is hosting three public information and comment meetings to provide the public opportunities to learn about and comment on these guidance documents:

Date: Wednesday July 18, 2018
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 8 Office,
6274 East Avon -Lima Road
Avon, NY

Written comments: The public is invited to submit written comments on the draft New York State Flood Risk Management Guidance and Guidance for Smart Growth Public Infrastructure Assessment through August 20, 2018 as follows:

  • By email to: climatechange@dec.ny.gov; please include "CRRA Comments" in the subject line of the email.
  • By mail to NYS DEC, Office of Climate Change, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-1030.

Additional information on CRRA is available on DEC's website


6:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov

Hands-on activities enable families to investigate a different nature topic each session.

Note: This program will be held at the:
Julia Boyer Reinstein Library
1030 Losson Road
Cheektowaga, NY

Contact the library at 716-668-4991 to register.


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