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Friday October 4, 2019
Contact  Tracey O'Malley, NYS DEC - Region 3 Office, Division of Environmental Permits
21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561, Phone: (845) 256-3059, E-mail: DEP.R3@dec.ny.gov

Dutchess County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Wingdale Materials LLC Proposed Surface Mine Expansion. The action involves the expansion of surface mine operations at an existing 84.5 acre quarry by 120.4 acres, increasing the total surface life of mine area to 204.9 acres, on 650 acres controlled by the permittee. 

Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until October 4, 2019 to the contact listed above.

A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on September 18, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and at 6:00 p.m. at the Dover Town Hall, 126 East Duncan Hill Road, Dover. 

The Draft EIS is available online or from the Dover Town Hall, 126 East Duncan Hill Road, Dover; the NYS DEC - Region 3 Office, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561.

Contact  Thomas Gentile, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, 9th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-3259, Phone: (518) 402-8402.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) proposes to approve the Clerane 180 solvent for use in alternative solvent dry cleaning machines regulated under 6 NYCRR Part 232, Dry Cleaning Facilities. Unless the NYS DEC receives significant adverse comments by October 4, 2019, the Clerane 180 solvent will be approved for use after publication on the NYS DEC website. Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) for alternative dry cleaning solvents that are proposed for approval, or currently approved for use, are posted on this website. Only approved alternative solvents may be used in alternative solvent dry cleaning machines which operate in New York State after September 6, 2018.

Comments on the proposed approval of the Clerane 180 alternative dry cleaning solvent should be emailed to: DAR.Web@dec.ny.gov by October 4, 2019.

Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposal to address contamination related to the ENRX Annex Site (Buffalo, Erie Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through October 4, 2019.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at:

Buffalo and Erie County Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203


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