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Friday July 21, 2017
 
 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170621_not0.html
Contact  Melissa Treers, NYS DEC - Division of Materials Management
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7260, (518) 402-8678, email: SolidWasteRegulations@dec.ny.gov.
Location  NYSDEC Central Office, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY - Map

DEC proposed a major reorganization and revision of New York State's solid waste management regulations. DEC received 235 formal written comments, and approximately 5,000 form letters and e-mails during the 180 day public comment period, as well as hundreds of additional comments during the public hearings. The revisions to the regulations address the comments received during the comment period and provide additional clarification on many technical issues.

The public is invited to submit written comments on the revised proposed amendments to Part 360 and the revised Draft GEIS until 5:00 p.m. on July 21, 2017.

Written comments can be submitted as follows:

(1) By e-mail to: SolidWasteRegulations@dec.ny.gov . Please include "Comments on Revised Proposed Part 360 Series " in the subject line of the email; or

(2) By mail to the contact name and info listed above.


Saturday July 22, 2017
 
10:00 AM
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

Date/Time: Saturday, July 22, 10:00 AM

Guided Walk: VLOMANKILL and BIG PINE TRAILS

With their towering trees and babbling waters, the Vlomankill and Big Pine trails are favorites at Five Rivers. Join us for a guided walk as we explore these trails and get drawn into their shaded, serene spaces.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov; (716) 683-5959

On this guided walk, we will search for ebony jewelwings and tiger swallowtails as well as other dragonflies and butterflies that may be in flight. Note: This program will take place at Billy Wilson Park, Amherst. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


10:30 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov; (716) 683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Spend a day as a kid again! Scoop for animals in the pond, sweep for insects with nets, build forts, play games and more. For adults only. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


Monday July 24, 2017
 
 
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Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

Please note that the public comment period about the proposed cleanup for the site has been extended through July 24, 2017.

DEC invites the public to comment about proposed activities to address contamination related to the 5 & 15 Flint Street Site (Rochester, Monroe Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will now be accepted through July 24, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Phillis Wheatley Community Library, Attn: Lori Frankunas, 33 Dr. Samuel McCree Way, Rochester, NY 14608; phone: 585-428-8212  --and-- The Plymouth-Exchange Neighborhood Association, Carlson Commons, 70 Corretta Scott Crossing, Rochester, NY 14608.


4:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/109784.html
Contact  James Symon
(518) 402-8292

July 24, 2017 (4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.)
Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County
114 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14604


6:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/109784.html
Contact  James Symon
(518) 402-8292

July 24, 2017 (4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.)
Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County
114 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14604


Tuesday July 25, 2017
 
10:00 AM
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

Each summer, the Friends of Five Rivers offer outdoor programs to help parents and children grow in their understanding and appreciation of the natural world through shared activities. Parents or caregivers and children must participate together. Registration is required. 

Summer Family Fun is a four-morning program for children ages 2-8, which will be offered July 25-28 and repeated August 1-4 and August 8-11. Go to www.friendsoffiverivers.org/node/87 for complete information, including fees and a registration form.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov; (716) 683-5959
Location  Amherst State Park, Amherst State Park, 390 Mill St, Buffalo, NY 14221 - Map

Create a house to attract nature's fairies. Once you learn how, you can make one anywhere. For children ages 5-10. Note: This program will take place at Amherst State Park. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


6:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/22577.html
Contact  Tony Sparacino, Forester
r6.ump@dec.ny.gov

DEC will accept public input on the draft St. Lawrence Foothills UMP at an open house on July 25, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the following location:

Potsdam Central High School Auditorium
29 Leroy St
Potsdam, NY 13676

The first half hour of the evening will be an open session to talk with DEC and will be followed by a brief presentation on the draft UMP at 6:30 pm. Comments will be collected during and after the presentation.


7:00 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

Each summer, the Friends of Five Rivers offer outdoor programs to help parents and children grow in their understanding and appreciation of the natural world through shared activities. Parents or caregivers and children must participate together. Registration is required.

Summer Evenings Together 1 (Birds and Bird Watching) takes place over four evenings: July 18, 20, 25 and 27. Learn about birds and observing birds through hands-on activities.

Also see Summer Evenings Together 2 (Family Game Night), offered as two different one-evening sessions: July 11 and August 18. Play large-group nature games with other participating families and learn about the lives of animals.

Details for both programs, including fees and a registration form, can be found at http://www.friendsoffiverivers.org/node/178.


Wednesday July 26, 2017
 
9:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov; (716) 683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Saturday, June 3 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

EDUCATOR WORKSHOP: GROWING UP WILD
This program provides early childhood educators with an activity guide featuring 27 field-tested, hands-on, nature-based activities for indoor and outdoor fun. Activities incorporate art, music, reading, math and more. For educators of students ages 3 to 7. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.

Wednesday, July 26 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
EDUCATOR WORKSHOP: AQUATIC WILD
This interactive, hands-on workshop provides K-12 educators with an interdisciplinary curriculum that focuses on aquatic wildlife and ecosystems. Participants receive a curriculum guide full of activities that are correlated to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Common Core State Standards - English Language Arts. For educators of students in grades K-12. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


10:00 AM
6:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov; (716) 683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Take a walk to look for birds by the ponds and in the woods. Parent or caregiver must accompany child. For children ages 8-12. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov; (716) 683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

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

Thursday July 27, 2017
 
10:00 AM
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

Date/Time: Thursdays, June 1 through October 12, from 1:00 to 2:00 PM

Citizen Science: Monarch Larva Monitoring Project (MLMP)

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.


6:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/110570.html
Contact  Karen Gaidasz, Project Manager, Major Projects Management, NYSDEC - Division of Environmental Permits
625 Broadway, 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-1750, Phone: (518) 402-9167, Fax: (518) 402-9168

The Eastern System Upgrade Project is an approximately 7.8 mile pipeline loop with a new compressor station and a compressor station upgrade. The Project would provide approximately 223,000 dekatherms per day (Dth/d) of firm transportation service from Millennium's existing Corning Compressor Station to an interconnect with Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC in Ramapo, New York. 91 percent of the Project capacity is subscribed under long-term, firm contracts with local distribution companies and municipalities. All of the proposed pipeline loop would be co-located along the existing Millennium Pipeline right-of-way (ROW).

The public meeting will take place on Thursday July 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the:

Monticello High School (Auditorium)
39 Breakey Avenue
Monticello, NY 12701

Written comments may be submitted and must be received by no later than 5:00pm on August 4, 2017.


7:00 PM
 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170712_not6.html
Contact  Andrea Mercurio, NYS DEC - Region 6 Lowville Sub Office
7327 State Route 812, Lowville, New York 13367, Phone: (315) 376-3521, E-mail: r6.ump@dec.ny.gov

The public is invited to attend a public meeting and comment on the Draft Unit Management Plan (UMP) which will guide management of the Ontario Plains Unit for the next ten years.

The meeting will be held Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Dulles State Office Building, 317 Washington Street, Watertown, New York.

Written comments will be accepted until August 30, 2017. Those unable to attend the meeting may submit comments by mail to the contact listed above or by e-mail to the address listed above.


Friday July 28, 2017
 
 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170628_not9.html
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as 166 Chandler Street, Site ID #C915320. This site is located in the City of Buffalo, within Erie County, and is located at 166 Chandler Street.

Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than July 28, 2017. Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn how to comment.

A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at: North Park Library, 975 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14216  --and--   NYSDEC Region 9, 270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170628_not2.html
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as 2840 Atlantic Avenue, site ID #C224255. This site is located in the Borough of Brooklyn, within the County of Kings, and is located at 2840 Atlantic Avenue.

Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than July 28, 2017. Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn how to comment.

A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at: Brooklyn Public Library – New Lots Branch, 665 New Lots Avenue at Barbey St, Brooklyn, 11207  --and--  Brooklyn Community Board 5, 404 Pine Street, 3rd Fl, Brooklyn, 11208.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170628_not3.html
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as The Huguenot, Site ID #C360157. This site is located in the City of New Rochelle, within the County of Westchester, and is located at 381-393 Huguenot Street.

Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than July 28, 2017. Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn how to comment.

A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at: New Rochelle Public Library, One Library Plaza, New Rochelle, NY 10801.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170628_not9.html
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) applications for the following four sites:

  • ExxonMobil Oil Former Buffalo Terminal OU-2 East, site ID #C915201B. This site is located in the City of Buffalo, within the County of Erie, and is located at 503, 625 and 635 Elk Street.
  • ExxonMobil Oil Former Buffalo Terminal OU-2 West, site ID #C915201C. This site is located in the City of Buffalo, within the County of Erie, and is located at 1 Babcock Street.
  • ExxonMobil Oil Former Buffalo Terminal OU-3, site ID #C915201D. This site is located in the City of Buffalo, within the County of Erie, and is located at 503 and 625 Elk St and 1 Babcock St.
  • ExxonMobil Oil Former Buffalo Terminal OU-4, site ID #C915201E. This site is located in the City of Buffalo, within the County of Erie, and is located at 625 Elk Street.

Comments regarding these applications must be submitted no later than July 28, 2017. Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn how to comment.

A copy of the applications and other relevant documents are available at: Buffalo & Erie County Library – Central, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, 14203  --and--  Dudley Branch, 2010 So. Park Avenue, Buffalo, 14220.


 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a draft plan to investigate contamination related to the Former Cleaners Sales & Equipment Corp. Site (Kent Ave., Brooklyn), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through July 28, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Brooklyn Community Board #1, 435 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211; phone: 718-389-0009.


10:00 AM
Saturday July 29, 2017
 
 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the Old Champlain Mill Site (Whitehall, Washington Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through July 29, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: The Whitehall Free Library, 12 William Street, Whitehall, NY 12887; phone: 518-499-1366.


 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the Queens Plaza North Site (Long Island City, Queens), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through July 29, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Queens Borough Public Library - Court Square, Attn: Allison Miller, 25-01 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101; phone: 718-937-2790  --and--  Queens Community Board 1, 45-02 Ditmars Boulevard, Attn: Florence Koulouris, Astoria, NY 11105; phone: 718-626-1021.


10:30 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov; (716) 683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Discover what Reinstein Woods has to offer your senses of touch and smell during this hands-on hike. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


Sunday July 30, 2017
 
 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170628_not7.html
Contact  John Durnin, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7016, Phone: (518) -402-9768, E-mail: john.durnin@dec.ny.gov

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has determined that the cleanup requirements to address contamination related to the TNT Red Star Express site (site), ID # 704028, located at 215 Industrial Park Drive, Kirkwood, Broome County, under New York's State Superfund Program have been or will be met.

NYS DEC has approved a Final Engineering Report, issued a Certificate of Completion for the site, and intends to delete the site from the Registry of Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites (Registry).

Comments regarding this action must be submitted no later than July 30, 2017.


 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the 1888 Bathgate Avenue Site (3rd Ave., Bronx), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through July 30, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: New York Public Library - Tremont Branch, 1866 Washington Avenue, Bronx, NY 10457; phone: 718-299-5177  --and--  Bronx Community Board District 6, 1932 Arthur Avenue, Room 709, Bronx, NY 10457; phone: 718-579-6990.


 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC is proposing to delist the TNT Red Star Express Site (Kirkwood, Broome County) from New York's Registry of State Superfund Sites. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through July 30, 2017.

To learn why DEC is proposing to delist the site, and how to comment, click the web link above at "Additional Information".

Project documents can be reviewed at: Kirkwood Town Clerk's Office, Attn: Gayle Diffendorf, 70 Crescent Drive, Kirkwood, NY 13795-9654; phone: 607-775-1966.


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