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Wednesday January 8, 2020
Contact  John Schmid, NYS DEC - Division of Lands and Forests
625 Broadway, 5th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-4254, Phone:(518) 473-9518, E-mail: AdirondackPark@dec.ny.gov

Herkimer, Oneida and Hamilton Counties - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) and New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT), as lead co-agencies, have accepted a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Draft Unit Management Plan Amendment / Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor.

Written comments are welcome and the previous deadline, December 20, 2019, will be extended. Written comments will now be accepted, by mail or e-mail, by the contact person listed above until January 8, 2019. Copies of the Draft UMP Amendment/Draft SEIS are posted on the NYS DEC.

Copies of the Draft UMP Amendment/Draft SEIS will also be available on CD, upon request in person, at the DEC Region 5 Office, Route 86, Ray Brook, NY and DEC Headquarters, 625 Broadway, 5th Floor, Albany NY.

 In accordance with applicable law, there were three previously scheduled public hearings held on the Draft UMP Amendment, Draft SEIS, and River Area Management Plans:

Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Tupper Lake Middle-High School Auditorium
25 Chaney Avenue
Tupper Lake, NY 12986

Date: December 4, 2019
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Lake Placid Conference Center
2608 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946

Date: December 5, 2019
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: The View Arts Center
3256 Route 28
Old Forge, NY 13420

A fourth public hearing has been scheduled for:

Date: Thursday, December 19, 2019
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: State Office Building
207 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501

Contact  Michelle Tompkins, NYS DEC - Division of Water
625 Broadway, Albany NY 12233-3500, Phone: (518) 402-8233, E-mail: WQSrulemakings@dec.ny.gov.

Notice is hereby given that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) filed a Notice of Proposed Rule Making with the New York State Department of State on October 7, 2019 to amend 6 NYCRR 701.13 & 701.14, Clarification of Class I & Class SD Best Usages. The proposed rule making amends 6 NYCRR 701.13 and 701.14 to clarify the intent of the 2015 I/SD Rule Making that the best usages of Class I and Class SD marine surface waters were, and remain, "secondary contact recreation and fishing" and "fishing," respectively.

Public Hearing

At the public hearing to be held on January 8, 2020, attendees will have an opportunity to make an oral statement and/or file a written statement. 

Public Hearing Time and Location

Date: January 8, 2020
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Address: NYS DEC - Region 2 Office
47-40 21st Street 8th Floor Conference Room 834
Long Island City, NY 11101

Public Comment on the Proposed Rule Making

The public comment period commences on October 23, 2019. Written statements may be submitted to: Michelle Tompkins, NYS DEC - Division of Water, 625 Broadway, 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-3500, E-mail: WQSrulemakings@dec.ny.gov Written statements must be submitted to the NYS DEC by midnight on January 13, 2020.

4:30 PM
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Together, kids and their parents or caregivers can enjoy a different, fun, hour-long outdoor activity.

For children in grades K-5. No registration required.

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