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Tuesday August 8, 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.


11:00 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

Enjoy a walk to learn about the medicinal values of the herbs that grow at Reinstein Woods. For adults and children ages 12 and older. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


6:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/24444.html
Contact  Bureau of Wildlife
yfwildlife@dec.ny.gov

NYSDEC will host a public availability session to provide information on a recently finalized habitat management plan for Stid Hill Wildlife Management Area (WMA) located in the Towns of Bristol and South Bristol, Ontario County.

Come join us to learn about the goals of the plan and future management at this WMA. The meeting will include a presentation and time for questions. An open house will begin at 6:30 and a formal presentation at 7:00. The plan can be viewed at http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/24444.html.

Meeting Location:
South Bristol Town Hall
6500 Gannett Hill Road
Naples, NY 14512

For more information, contact Mike Palermo at 585-226-5383


Wednesday August 9, 2017
 
10:00 AM
7:00 PM
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

Public Meeting Location: West Islip Public Library, 3 Higbie Lane, West Islip, NY

The public is invited to the meeting to learn about a proposal to address contamination at the Willetts Creek Wetland Areas portion of the Dzus Fastener Co., Inc. Site (West Islip, Suffolk Co.), within New York's State Superfund Program. Public comments also are welcome at the meeting, and during a public comment period that runs through August 21, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at the West Islip Public Library at the location identified above, attention: Donna MacGilvray; phone: 631-661-7080.


Thursday August 10, 2017
 
10:00 AM
 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov; (716) 683-5959

Search for frogs, turtles and birds along the boardwalk and use instruments to recreate the sounds of the swamp. For children ages 3-12. Note: This program takes place at Great Baehre Swamp in Amherst. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


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.


3:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/110774.html
Contact  Kimberly Merchant, Deputy Regional Permit Administrator, NYSDEC Region 8
6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, Or Emailed to:SenecaMeadowsHearing@dec.ny.gov

Seneca Meadows, Inc. (SMI) has submitted a Part 360 Solid Waste Management Renewal and Modification application for a 360‑acre landfill located on Route 414 in the Town of Seneca Falls, Seneca County, New York.

Pursuant to 6 NYCRR Subpart 621.8, a public comment hearing will be conducted in two (2) sessions on Thursday August 10, 2017 at:

Douglas Avery Performing Arts Center
Mynderse Academy
105 Troy St,
Seneca Falls, NY 13148
(315) 568-5500

The first session will begin at 3:00 pm and the second session will begin at 6:00 pm. The public comment sessions are to receive unsworn comments on the proposed project.

How to Provide Your Comments: Any interested person may submit comments in writing, or verbally at the public comment session. All comments will be considered in making the final decision about issuance of the permit. Written comments about the permit application must be RECEIVED BY August 18, 2017 to be considered and should be sent to the contact listed above.


5:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/27123.html
Contact  I FISH NY
phone: 631-444-0280 or 631-444-0283

The Town of Islip is co-sponsoring this free fishing clinic with DEC. This clinic is geared towards families, but it is open to all. The clinic will focus on fishing techniques, biology and stewardship. 

Pre-registration is required with the Town of Islip. Call 631-224-5430 to inquire.

Location: Knapp's Lake, Brookwood Hall Park, 40 Irish Lane, Islip, NY 11730

This event is free. I FISH NY will provide loner rods and free bait. 

No Freshwater Fishing License is needed during the hours of this event.


6:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/110774.html
Contact  Kimberly Merchant, Deputy Regional Permit Administrator, NYSDEC Region 8
6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, Or Emailed to:SenecaMeadowsHearing@dec.ny.gov

Seneca Meadows, Inc. (SMI) has submitted a Part 360 Solid Waste Management Renewal and Modification application for a 360‑acre landfill located on Route 414 in the Town of Seneca Falls, Seneca County, New York.

Pursuant to 6 NYCRR Subpart 621.8, a public comment hearing will be conducted in two (2) sessions on Thursday August 10, 2017 at:

Douglas Avery Performing Arts Center
Mynderse Academy
105 Troy St,
Seneca Falls, NY 13148
(315) 568-5500

The first session will begin at 3:00 pm and the second session will begin at 6:00 pm. The public comment sessions are to receive unsworn comments on the proposed project.

How to Provide Your Comments: Any interested person may submit comments in writing, or verbally at the public comment session. All comments will be considered in making the final decision about issuance of the permit. Written comments about the permit application must be RECEIVED BY August 18, 2017 to be considered and should be sent to the contact listed above.


6:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170726_not7.html
Contact  Matt Swayze, NYS DEC - Division of Lands and Forests
1285 Fisher Avenue, Cortland, NY 13045, Phone: (607) 753-3095 extension 220, E-mail: R7.UMP@dec.ny.gov.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is beginning the Unit Management Plan (UMP) process for 384 acres including the Camillus and Split Rock Unique Areas in the Towns of Camillus and Onondaga in Onondaga County, New York.

The public is invited to share their ideas about plan development during the comment period which runs through October 10, 2017.

The public is invited to provide feedback in a number of ways including:

In person at a public comment session scheduled for: August 10, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Camillus Town Office located at 4600 West Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY 13219.

Or you may mail, call or e-mail the contact above with your comments/ideas before the comment deadline of October 10, 2017.


Friday August 11, 2017
 
 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as 2135 Westchester, site ID #C203093. This site is located in the City of New York, within the County of Bronx, and is located at 2135 Westchester Avenue, Bronx NY 10462.

Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than August 11, 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: Bronx Library Center, 310 East Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10458  -- and --  Bronx Community Board 9, 1967 Turnbull Avenue, Rm.7, Bronx, NY 10473.


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

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as 31 Tonawanda Street, site ID #C915299. This site is located in the City of Buffalo, within the County of Erie, and is located at 31 Tonawanda Street.

Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than August 11, 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: Riverside Branch Library, 820 Tonawanda St., Buffalo, NY 14207.


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

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as CE – E. 11th Street MGP – OU-3, site ID #C231105. This site is located in the Borough of Manhattan, within the County of New York, and is located at 181 Avenue D.

Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than August 11, 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: NY Public Library – Tompkins Square Branch, 331 E 10th St, New York, 10009  -- and --  Manhattan Community Board 3, 59 E 4th St, New York, 10003.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170607_not5.html
Contact  Steve Guglielmi, NYS DEC - Region 5 Office
P.O. Box 296, 1115 State Route 86, Ray Brook, NY 12977-0296, Phone: (518) 897-1200, E-mail: r5.ump@dec.ny.gov

Then New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Draft Unit Management Plan (UMP) for the Saranac Lakes Wild Forest may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement has been prepared and accepted.

Written comments are welcome and will be accepted, by mail or e-mail, by the contact person listed above until August 11, 2017.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170712_not2.html
Contact  Gary Kline, NYSDEC - Division of Water
625 Broadway, 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-3506, Phone: (518) 402-9655, Fax: (518) 402-9029 E-mail: gary.kline@dec.ny.gov.

The NYC CSO Order was executed between the NYS DEC and the NYC DEP in 2005 and was modified in 2008, 2009, 2012, 2015, 2016, and 2017. The NYC CSO Order includes various milestones and projects associated with abatement of Combined Sewer Overflows (CSO) within New York City.

Comments and Questions regarding the 2017 Jamaica Bay / Tribs LTCP Modification can be directed to the contact listed above.


10:00 AM
Saturday August 12, 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 19 Patchen Avenue Site (Brooklyn), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through August 12, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Brooklyn Public Library - DeKalb Branch, 790 Bushwick Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11221; phone: 718-455-3898  --and--  Brooklyn Community Board #3, Attn: Henry Butler, 1360 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216; phone: 718-622-6601.


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, August 12, 10:00 AM

Going Green at Five Rivers

Our new visitor center showcases a number of green building practices, both indoors and out. Learn about these elements and how they make our facility energy efficient and environmentally friendly.


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

Bring your stroller or wagon and share a sensory exploration of nature with your young child. For children ages 3 and under. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


Monday August 14, 2017
 
6:00 PM
https://www.nyserda.ny.gov/All-Programs/Programs/Offshore-W...

The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) is leading the development of offshore wind on behalf of the State. Throughout 2017, NYSERDA is conducting extensive stakeholder outreach and directing more than twenty studies and surveys to ensure offshore wind is developed responsibly. This work will culminate in the New York State Offshore Wind Master Plan, to be released by the end of 2017. Central to the Master Plan is a concerted effort to gather input from various stakeholder groups, including commercial, for-hire, and recreational fisheries. As part of its public outreach, NYSERDA invites you to several public open houses in August. Details are outlined below.

The purpose of these open houses is to provide stakeholders with an opportunity to learn about the New York State Offshore Wind Master Plan. During these open houses, NYSERDA would also like to learn about the stakeholders of New York in an effort to understand and deconflict offshore wind development and operation.

 

Any member of the public is welcome to attend. NYSERDA and NYSDEC representatives will be available for discussion.

Meeting location:

Queens Library at Peninsula
92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard
Rockaway Beach, NY 11693

Presentation and Q&A at 6:30pm
Contact: Offshorewind@nyserda.ny.gov


Tuesday August 15, 2017
 
5:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/27123.html
Contact  I FISH NY
phone: 631-444-0280 or 631-444-0283

The Town of Brookhaven is co-sponsoring this saltwater fishing clinic with DEC. As the summer winds down, come out and join us for some snapper fishing and crabbing. Loner rods and free fishing bait will be provided. This clinic will focus on both snapper fishing & crab fishing techniques, fish biology and stewardship. Crabbing participants are encouraged to bring an uncooked package of chicken (drumsticks/legs work well), as event supply may be limited.

Important items to bring: string, crab net, crab trap, and a bucket

Anglers may certainly bring their own saltwater fishing gear. There will be limited crab traps and nets to borrow if needed.

Location: Corey Beach, Blue Point, NY

Directions: I-495 (LIE) to exit 62. Take Nicholls Road south to the end. Make a left onto Montauk Hwy. Make a right onto Atlantic Avenue. Make another right onto Middle Road. Make a left onto Corey Avenue and continue to the end.

No Saltwater Fishing Registry is needed during the hours of this event.

6:00 PM
https://www.nyserda.ny.gov/All-Programs/Programs/Offshore-W...

The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) is leading the development of offshore wind on behalf of the State. Throughout 2017, NYSERDA is conducting extensive stakeholder outreach and directing more than twenty studies and surveys to ensure offshore wind is developed responsibly. This work will culminate in the New York State Offshore Wind Master Plan, to be released by the end of 2017. Central to the Master Plan is a concerted effort to gather input from various stakeholder groups, including commercial, for-hire, and recreational fisheries. As part of its public outreach, NYSERDA invites you to several public open houses in August. Details are outlined below.

The purpose of these open houses is to provide stakeholders with an opportunity to learn about the New York State Offshore Wind Master Plan. During these open houses, NYSERDA would also like to learn about the stakeholders of New York in an effort to understand and deconflict offshore wind development and operation.

 

Any member of the public is welcome to attend. NYSERDA and NYSDEC representatives will be available for discussion.

Meeting location:

St. George Library Center
5 Central Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10301

Presentation and Q&A at 6:30pm
Contact: Offshorewind@nyserda.ny.gov


6:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170726_not8.html
Contact  NYS DEC - Region 8 Bath Sub Office
7291 Coon Road, Bath, NY 14810, r8.ump@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Region 8 Offices, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414 - Map

The Draft Unit Management Plan (UMP) sets forth the proposed goals, objectives, management actions and associated costs for the approximate 4,549 acres. It offers general information on the unit's history and geology, an inventory of the unit's resources, such as vegetative types and stages, fish, wildlife and habitat.

Public Information Meeting:

Date: August 15, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 8 Office
6274 East Avon-Lima Road
Avon, NY 14414.

Comments may be submitted on the proposed plan to the contact listed above until September 18, 2017.


Wednesday August 16, 2017
 
10:00 AM
https://www.nyserda.ny.gov/All-Programs/Programs/Offshore-W...

The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) is leading the development of offshore wind on behalf of the State. Throughout 2017, NYSERDA is conducting extensive stakeholder outreach and directing more than twenty studies and surveys to ensure offshore wind is developed responsibly. This work will culminate in the New York State Offshore Wind Master Plan, to be released by the end of 2017. Central to the Master Plan is a concerted effort to gather input from various stakeholder groups, including commercial, for-hire, and recreational fisheries. As part of its public outreach, NYSERDA invites you to several public open houses in August. Details are outlined below.

The purpose of these open houses is to provide stakeholders with an opportunity to learn about the New York State Offshore Wind Master Plan. During these open houses, NYSERDA would also like to learn about the stakeholders of New York in an effort to understand and deconflict offshore wind development and operation.

Any member of the public is welcome to attend. NYSERDA and NYSDEC representatives will be available for discussion.

Meeting location:

Southampton Town Commercial Dock Facility
333 Beach Road (aka Dune Road)
Hampton Bays, NY

Contact: Offshorewind@nyserda.ny.gov


6:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/press/110920.html
Contact  Glen Roberts, Forester
(315)376-3521 email: information.R6@dec.ny.gov

DEC and Department of Agriculture and Markets are offering two workshops on the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) for forest landowners in Oswego and Oneida counties.

West Monroe Town Hall, 46 County Rte. 11, West Monroe, NY 13167


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/7253.html
Contact  Glen Roberts, Forest
(315) 376-3521

DEC is offering a workshop on the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) for forest landowners in Oswego County. EAB is a small but destructive beetle that infests and kills North American ash tree species.

What: EAB Workshops for Forest Landowners, Oswego County
When: Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Where: West Monroe Town Hall, 46 County Rte. 11, West Monroe, NY 13167


 
https://www.nyserda.ny.gov/All-Programs/Programs/Offshore-W...

The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) is leading the development of offshore wind on behalf of the State. Throughout 2017, NYSERDA is conducting extensive stakeholder outreach and directing more than twenty studies and surveys to ensure offshore wind is developed responsibly. This work will culminate in the New York State Offshore Wind Master Plan, to be released by the end of 2017. Central to the Master Plan is a concerted effort to gather input from various stakeholder groups, including commercial, for-hire, and recreational fisheries. As part of its public outreach, NYSERDA invites you to several public open houses in August. Details are outlined below.

The purpose of these open houses is to provide stakeholders with an opportunity to learn about the New York State Offshore Wind Master Plan. During these open houses, NYSERDA would also like to learn about the stakeholders of New York in an effort to understand and deconflict offshore wind development and operation.

Any member of the public is welcome to attend. NYSERDA and NYSDEC representatives will be available for discussion.

Meeting location:

New York Aquarium, Education Hall
602 Surf Ave at West 8th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11224

Presentation and Q&A at 6:30pm
Contact: Offshorewind@nyserda.ny.gov


Thursday August 17, 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 CE - E. 138th St. Bronx Works Site, within New York's Voluntary Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through August 17, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Bronx Community Board 1, Attn: Cedric Loftin, 3024 Third Ave., Bronx, NY 10455; phone: 718-585-7117;  --and--  Bronx Borough President's Office, Attn: James Rausse, 851 Grand Concourse, Planning & Development Office, Room 209, Bronx, NY 10451; phone: 718-590-3514  --and--  Mott Haven Branch, New York Public Library, 321 East 140th Street, Bronx, NY 10454; phone: 718-665-4878.


12:00 PM
https://www.nyserda.ny.gov/All-Programs/Programs/Offshore-W...

The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) is leading the development of offshore wind on behalf of the State. Throughout 2017, NYSERDA is conducting extensive stakeholder outreach and directing more than twenty studies and surveys to ensure offshore wind is developed responsibly. This work will culminate in the New York State Offshore Wind Master Plan, to be released by the end of 2017. Central to the Master Plan is a concerted effort to gather input from various stakeholder groups, including commercial, for-hire, and recreational fisheries. As part of its public outreach, NYSERDA invites you to several public open houses in August. Details are outlined below.

The purpose of these open houses is to provide stakeholders with an opportunity to learn about the New York State Offshore Wind Master Plan. During these open houses, NYSERDA would also like to learn about the stakeholders of New York in an effort to understand and deconflict offshore wind development and operation.

Any member of the public is welcome to attend. NYSERDA and NYSDEC representatives will be available for discussion.

Meeting location: Montauk, NY
Meeting space details forthcoming

Contact: Offshorewind@nyserda.ny.gov


1:00 PM
6:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/press/110920.html
Contact  Glen Roberts, Forester
(315)376-3521 email: information.R6@dec.ny.gov

DEC and Department of Agriculture and Markets are offering two workshops on the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) for forest landowners in Oswego and Oneida counties.

Boonville Town and Village Office Building, 13149 NY-12, Boonville, NY 13309, Oneida County


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/7253.html
Contact  Glen Roberts, Forester
(315) 376-3521

DEC is offering a workshop on the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) for forest landowners in Oswego County. EAB is a small but destructive beetle that infests and kills North American ash tree species.

What: EAB Workshops for Forest Landowners, Oneida County
When: Thursday, August 17, 2017
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Boonville Town and Village Office Building, 13149 NY-12, Boonville, NY 13309, Oneida County


Friday August 18, 2017
 
 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as 145-65 Wolcott Street, site ID #C224256. This site is located in Brooklyn, New York, at 145-65 Wolcott Street. Public comments about the application will be accepted through August 18, 2017.

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

The application can be reviewed at: Red Hook Library, 7 Wolcott Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231  --and-- NYC Community Board 6, 250 Baltic Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201.


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

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as 234 Butler Street, site ID #C224261. This site is located in Brooklyn, New York, at 234 Butler Street. Public comments about the application will be accepted through August 18, 2017.

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

The application can be reviewed at: Brooklyn Public Library - Pacific, 25 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217  --and--  Brooklyn Community Board 6, 250 Baltic Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170719_not0.html
Contact  Brian Lay, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources, Bureau of Air Quality Surveillance
625 Broadway, 11th floor, Albany, NY 12233-3256.

NYS DEC is requesting a waiver to adjust the requirements of the Photochemical Assessment Monitoring Stations (PAMS) monitoring program to more effectively meet the data collection needs in New York.

Written comments on this waiver should be forwarded to the NYS DEC by August 18th, 2017 and addressed to the contact listed above.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/110774.html
Contact  Kimberly Merchant, Deputy Regional Permit Administrator, NYSDEC Region 8
6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, Or Emailed to:SenecaMeadowsHearing@dec.ny.gov

Seneca Meadows, Inc. (SMI) has submitted a Part 360 Solid Waste Management Renewal and Modification application for a 360‑acre landfill located on Route 414 in the Town of Seneca Falls, Seneca County, New York.

Pursuant to 6 NYCRR Subpart 621.8, a public comment hearing will be conducted in two (2) sessions on Thursday August 10, 2017 at:

Douglas Avery Performing Arts Center
Mynderse Academy
105 Troy St,
Seneca Falls, NY 13148
(315) 568-5500

The first session will begin at 3:00 pm and the second session will begin at 6:00 pm. The public comment sessions are to receive unsworn comments on the proposed project.

How to Provide Your Comments: Any interested person may submit comments in writing, or verbally at the public comment session. All comments will be considered in making the final decision about issuance of the permit. Written comments about the permit application must be RECEIVED BY August 18, 2017 to be considered and should be sent to the contact listed above.


 
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 revised plan to address contamination related to the 229 Homer Street Site (Olean, Cattaraugus Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through August 18, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Olean Public Library, Attn: Lance Chaffee, 134 N. 2nd Street, Olean, NY 14760-2583; phone: 716-372-0200.


 
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 RGE - West Station Site (Rochester, Monroe Co.), within New York's Voluntary Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through August 18, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Rochester Public Library, Rundel Branch, 4th Floor, 115 South Ave., Rochester, NY 14604; phone: 585-428-8440.


 
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 RGE - Pavilion (T) - Ellicott Street Road Site (Pavilion, Genesee Co.), within New York's Voluntary Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through August 18, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Pavilion Public Library, 5 Woodrow Drive, Pavilion, NY 14525; phone: 585-584-8843.


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 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.

Also see 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. 

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


Saturday August 19, 2017
 
 
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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 538-544 Hudson Street Site (Manhattan), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through August 19, 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 - Hudson Branch, 66 Leroy Street, New York, NY 10014; phone: 212-243-6876  -- and --  Queens Community Board 12, 90-28 161st Street, Jamaica, NY 11432.


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, August 19, 10:00 AM

Family Fun: Turtles for Kids

Join us for this program geared for children 4-9 years old. We’ll play games, make crafts, and meet some real turtles while learning all about these hard-bodied reptiles. Then we’ll head outside for a walk on Five Rivers’ trails to search for wild turtles sunning in the ponds. Space is limited. Please call 518-475-0291 to register by Monday, August 14.


 
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

Enjoy hearing a nature story, followed by a guided walk in the woods. For children ages 3 to 7. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


11:00 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

Join a guided nature walk through the woods. No registration required.


2:00 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: Saturday, August 19, 2:00 PM

Sciuiridae: Squirrels of Fiver Rivers

Did you know that six different species of squirrels reside at Five Rivers? We will begin this presentation indoors with an in-depth discussion of our local squirrels. Then we’ll head outside to look for the many signs of the lives these fascinating creatures live.


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