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Wednesday September 13, 2017
 
6:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/111015.html

4H Training Center
556 Middleline Rd.
Ballston Spa, NY 12020


Thursday September 14, 2017
 
7:30 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

I Bird NY

Citizen Science: Early Birders

Celebrate the dawn chorus as we monitor the progression of fall bird migration. These outdoor surveys begin at 7:30 AM. Meet at the bird-viewing window in the visitor center. After a brief introduction, we’ll head out on the trails. Beginners are always welcome. Binoculars are helpful but not necessary. In case of inclement weather, these programs will be canceled. For more information, call 518-475-0291.

Thursdays, September 7, 14, 21, 28 at 7:30 AM


10:30 AM
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  Office of Climate Change
climatechange@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Central Office, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY - Map

Building Flood Resiliency at the Local Level: A Climate Smart Communities Webinar
Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

The frequency of heavy downpours in the Northeast U.S. increased by 71 percent between 1958 and 2012. The costs associated with flood damage are rising across the nation and in New York State. Local governments have a key role in protecting their communities against flooding. In this webinar, participants will learn about how one New York town lowered its flood insurance premium rates by participating in the federal Community Rating System. Speakers will also discuss community flood resiliency in general and a project in Monroe County that is seeking to reduce flood-related problems, in partnership with the Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council and The Nature Conservancy.

Please provide us with your name and community affiliation, either via email or telephone to the Office of Climate Change at climatechange@dec.ny.gov or 518-402-8448. In the event that we cancel or postpone this webinar, respondents will be notified.

To join the webinar on September 14th, follow these steps:

1.   First, click on this link: https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/onstage/g.php? MTID=e07b1b1f21f345df5ba61a065ec1b782d
2.    Enter your name and email address.
3.    Enter the meeting password: NYSDEC1
4.    Click "Join".
5.    Audio by phone: Click “Call Me” in the onscreen “Audio Connection” box and enter your phone number to have the system call you. Alternatively, call 1-844-633-8697 and enter the Event Number: 645 179 573, followed by your Attendee ID (which will be displayed on your screen in the Event Info tab) to join the audio portion. (The Attendee ID is recommended but not required.)
6.   Audio via computer: Listen via your computer's built-in audio, or via VoIP, by going to the Audio menu and selecting Call Using Computer. For more details, review this short video: https://help.webex.com/videos/1290


For assistance with WebEx, call 1-800-697-1323 or 518-408-6487. This webinar can be accessed using an Android mobile phone, an iPhone, an iPad, or other computer running a Windows or Mac operating system.

Note that you may have to download the WebEx plug-in and/or restart your browser to connect to the webinar, especially if you are using a Mac computer. Please join the webinar at least five minutes early to allow yourself some time to get connected.

Two days before webinar, test the computer you plan to use by clicking on the following link: http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html

Important Notice: This WebEx service includes a feature that allows audio and any documents and other materials exchanged or viewed during the session to be recorded. By joining this session, you automatically consent to such recordings. If you do not consent to the recording, discuss your concerns with the meeting host prior to the start of the recording or do not join the session. Please note that any such recordings may be subject to discovery in the event of litigation.


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.


4:30 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

Family Fun: Outdoors After School

Are you tired of sitting at a desk all day? It's time to get your wiggles out!  Join us after school to get some fresh air, stretch your legs, and have fun outdoors. Meet at the visitor center to begin our adventure. Each week will have a different theme and will include time to explore outdoors. Come for as many sessions as you’d like, and dress for outdoor activity. For children in grades K-5 and their caregivers.

Date/Time: Thursdays, September 14 through October 26, 4:30 to 5:30 PM


6:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/9331.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 Connecticut Hill Wildlife Management Area (WMA) located in the Towns of Hector, Catharine, and Cayuta, Schuyler County; Towns of Enfield and Newfield, Tompkins 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 6:00 and a formal presentation at 6:30. The plan can be viewed on the Connecticut Hill WMA webpage.

Meeting Location:
Newfield Fire Department
77 Main Street
Newfield, NY 14867

For more information, contact Adam Perry at 607-753-3095 x240.


Friday September 15, 2017
 
 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) applications and Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plans for two adjacent sites in the City of Yonkers, Westchester County:

  • Cottage Place Gardens Phase 4 Parcel Site, site ID #C360160. This site is located at 8 Cottage Place and 170, 172 & 174 Warburton Avenue;
  • Cottage Place Gardens Phase 5 Parcel Site, site ID #C360161. This site is located at 8 Cottage Place and 178 Warburton Avenue.

Comments about the applications and draft investigation work plans must be submitted no later than September 15, 2017.

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

The applications, draft work plans and other relevant documents can be reviewed at: Yonkers Public Library - Riverfront Library, One Larkin Center, Yonkers, NY 10701.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170816_not1.html
Contact  Daniel Lewis, NYS DEC - Region 1 Office, Division of Fish and Wildlife
50 Circle Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790-3409, Phone: (631) 444-0278, E-mail: Daniel.lewis@dec.ny.gov.

Proposed Amendment to Freshwater Wetland Maps

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) proposes to amend Suffolk County Freshwater Wetland Map 13 of 39 to amend the boundary of an existing wetland.

Comments on the accuracy of the proposed changes may be mailed to the person listed above through September 15, 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 proposed cleanup measures to address contamination related to the 509 West 34th Street Site (Manhattan), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through September 15, 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, Science, Industry and Business Library, Attn: John Balow, 188 Madison Ave. at 34th Street, New York, NY 10016; phone: 917-275-6975  --and--  Manhattan Community Board 4, 330 West 42nd Street, Suite 2618, New York, NY 10036; phone: 212-736-4536.


 
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 proposed cleanup measures to address contamination related to the Silos at Elk Street Site (Buffalo, Erie Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through September 15, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Buffalo & Erie County Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203; phone: 716-851-8900.


Saturday September 16, 2017
 
10:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/68006.html
Contact  716-683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Kick off the fall season by spending a day in the woods. Enjoy crafts for kids, live animals, hands-on activities, food, live music by Mama Earth and more! Call 716-683-5959 or see http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/68006.html/ for more information. No registration required.


11:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/27123.html
Contact  I FISH NY
phone: 631-444-0280 or 631-444-0283

Fire Island National Seashore is co-sponsoring this saltwater fishing clinic with DEC. Fishing will follow instruction and education protion on saltwater fish identification, fishing regulations and surfcasting techniques.

Ages 12 years and above are welcome.

Cost: A parking fee is charged by the county. Check with Suffolk County Parks for details.

Location: Fire Island National Seashore Wilderness Visitor Center (County Rd 46, Shirley, NY 11967)

Parking: Park at Smith Point County Park

Directions: Take Southern State Parkway to exit 68, William Floyd Parkway south to the end. (Or Sunrise Highway (Rt. 27) to exit 58, William Floyd Parkway south to end.) FINS Wilderness Visitor Center is located on your right. Parking is to the left at Smith Point County Park.

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


12:00 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

36th Annual Five Rivers Fall Festival

Join us on Saturday, September 16th from 12:00 - 4:00 PM for a family-oriented environmental celebration featuring hands-on educational activities, interactive exhibits, interpretive walks and more. Enjoy opportunities to meet live hawks, owls, snakes and turtles up close and personal. Meet Smokey Bear, cast for “backyard bass,” and enjoy staffed exhibits from a wide range of local conservation partners...all absolutely free of charge! There will also be live music from local band Cautiously Optimistic, and sales of refreshments, plants and birdseed.


Sunday September 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 proposed cleanup measures to address contamination related to the 432 Rodney Street Site (Brooklyn), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through September 17, 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 - Williamsburg Branch, 240 Division Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211; phone: 718-302-3485  --and--  Brooklyn Community Board 1, 435 Graham Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211; phone: 718-389-0009.


Monday September 18, 2017
 
 
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.


 
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 proposed cleanup measures to address contamination related to the Former Labelon Corp. Facility Site (Canandaigua, Ontario Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through September 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: Wood Library, Attn: Jenny Goodemote, 134 North Main St., Canandaigua, NY 14424; phone: 585-394-1381.


Tuesday September 19, 2017
 
6:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/7076.html

This September 19, 2017 hearing has been postponed due to weather. The new date for this hearing is scheduled for October 26, 2017 at the Suffolk County Water Authority located at 260 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge, NY 11788. The hearing is scheduled to begin at 6 PM on October 26.


6:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/111015.html

Center for Agriculture and Natural Resources
SUNY Cobleskill
Cobleskill, NY 12043


Wednesday September 20, 2017
 
1:30 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

Talk ‘n’ Trek Hunting for Nature (and perhaps a geocache or two!)

Each week a vessel containing natural materials such as furs, skulls, or feathers will be hidden for us to find using hand-held Global Positioning System (GPS) units. Once found, we’ll investigate the item(s) using reference materials to determine who/what it belongs to and how it fits into Five Rivers’ ecosystem. GPS units will be provided. No previous experience is needed. Participants are asked to dress for the weather and bring along water and a snack. Please meet at Five Rivers’ Guided School Program Building.

Time & Dates: Series of five Wednesdays, 1:30 to 3:30 PM, September 20, 27 and October 4, 11, 18, (rain date October 25)

Fee: $50 (Proceeds support the Guided School Program Scholarship Fund)

Registration: Contact Nancy Conway at gsp5rivers@outlook.com or 518-475-0297


Thursday September 21, 2017
 
7:30 AM
1:00 PM
4:30 PM
Saturday September 23, 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 and Draft Remedial Action Work Plan (RAWP) for a site known as Former Imperial Cleaners Site, site ID #C130532. This site is located in the Village of Lake Success, Nassau County, at 218 Lakeville Road. Public comments regarding the application and draft RAWP must be submitted no later than September 23, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Station Library, 26 Great Neck Road, Great Neck, NY 11021.


 
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 and Draft Remedial Action Work Plan (RAWP) for a site known as 70 Nardozzi Place, site ID #C360159. This site is located in New Rochelle, Westchester Co., at 70 Nardozzi Place. Public comments regarding the application and RAWP must be submitted no later than September 8, 2017.

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

The application, draft RAWP and other documents can be reviewed at: New Rochelle Public Library, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle, NY 10801.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/111021.html
Contact  Bureau of Wildlife
wildlife@dec.ny.gov

National Hunting and Fishing Day is celebrated the fourth Saturday of every September to promote outdoor activities like hunting, fishing, and target shooting.

There are many activities across the state you can participate in. Head out and enjoy one near you!

National Hunting and Fishing Day is a designated free fishing day in New York which means anyone can fish the freshwaters of New York and no fishing license is required.


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

Watchable Wildlife: The Fruit Foragers

In the fall berries and other fruit hang on the bushes and trees that line the trails at Five Rivers. Would you like to know more about these colorful additions to the landscape? Join us on Saturday, September 23rd @ 10:00 am for this outdoor guided walk to discover more about nature’s edible decorations and the animals that eat them. This informative stroll will be about a mile long and on relatively flat terrain. Bring binoculars if you have them.


 
Contact  716-683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

You will learn how to use a handheld Global Positioning System (GPS) unit, then search for hidden clues to solve nature mysteries. For adults and children ages 8 and older. 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

Open House: Animals of the Front Room

Have you ever wanted to know more about the live and mounted animals in the visitor center at Five Rivers? Do you wonder what Argo the owl’s favorite food is, or which birds visit the feeders and what makes them special? Join us on Saturday, September 23, 1:00 to 3:00PM to ask questions about the critters in Five Rivers’ front room, and hear behind-the-scenes stories about the live animals on display. Drop in during the afternoon; staff will be on hand to answer your questions.


2:00 PM
https://www.hrnerr.org/
Contact  Chris Bowser
845-889-4745;
Location  Norrie Point Environmental Center, 256 Norrie Point Way, Staatsburg, NY 12580 - Map

There’s something for everyone at “Science on the River"

Celebrate National Estuaries Week and the 35th anniversary of the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve with a “Science on the River” open house at the Norrie Point Environmental Center at the Mills Norrie State Park in Staatsburg.

There will be demonstrations and hands-on activities for young and old alike, as well as a free family fishing day. Scientists from the Research Reserve and other regional research organizations will be on hand to answer questions about their work and demonstrate techniques for studying the Hudson.

This program is free and most exhibit areas are wheelchair accessible.

The Norrie Point Environmental Center is located in the Margaret Lewis Norrie State Park in Staatsburg, Dutchess County.  Directions can be found on the DEC website.  For more information, please call 845-889-4745.


 
Contact  James Herrington
845-889-4745 x 109
Location  Norrie Point Environmental Center, 256 Norrie Point Way, Staatsburg, NY 12580 - Map

“Science on the River” free open house at the Norrie Point Environmental Center, Staatsburg NY, on Saturday Sept. 23rd from 2-5 PM.

Join the NYSDEC Hudson River Research Reserve in celebrating the Reserve’s 35th anniversary. Enjoy expert science demos, go fishing with gear provided, check out live birds of prey, explore a tidal marsh by canoe, and have fun with children’s activities. Family friendly and free for all.

Contact James Herrington at james.herrington@dec.ny.gov if you have questions.


Sunday September 24, 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 plan to address contamination related to the Former Universal Scrap Metal Processors Corp. Site (Flushing Ave., Brooklyn), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through September 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: Brooklyn Public Library - Bushwick Branch, 340 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11206; phone: 718-602-1348  --and--  Brooklyn Community Board 1, 435 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211; phone: 718-389-0009.


Tuesday September 26, 2017
 
6:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/9324.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 Wilson Hill WMA located in the town of Louisville, St. Lawrence 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 6:00 and a formal presentation at 6:30.

Meeting Location:
Wilson Hill Field Office
1003 County Route 39
Chase Mills, NY 13621

For more information, contact Erik Latremore at 315-785-6457.


6:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/111015.html

Town of Plattsburgh Office
151 Banker Rd.
Plattsburgh, NY 12901


Wednesday September 27, 2017
 
12:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170816_not9.html
Contact  Michelle Woznick, NYS DEC - Region 9 Office, Division of Environmental Permits
270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203-2915, E-mail: DEP.R9@dec.ny.gov.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has reviewed the Hazardous Waste Management Facility permit application submitted by FMC (FMC Corporation, 100 Niagara Street, Middleport, NY 14105.  NYSDEC Hazardous Waste Management Facility Permit Application No. 9-2936-00017/02004; EPA ID No. NYD002126845) pertaining to their Middleport Hazardous Waste Management Facility located in the Village of Middleport, Niagara County.

Two legislative/public comment hearings will be held pursuant to 6 NYCRR part 624 to hear and receive unsworn statements from the public concerning NYS DEC's SEQRA determination, the permit application, and the conditions and terms of the draft permit.

The hearings will be conducted by Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Michael S. Caruso at the Middleport Fire Department, 28 Main Street, Middleport, New York on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, beginning at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

In addition, the hearings will be preceded by public availability sessions at 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. on September 27, 2017 at the same location as the hearings. The purpose of the public availability session will be for NYS DEC staff to answer questions that the public may have on the technical, environmental, and procedural aspects of the draft permit.


1:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170816_not9.html
Contact  Michelle Woznick, NYS DEC - Region 9 Office, Division of Environmental Permits
270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203-2915, E-mail: DEP.R9@dec.ny.gov.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has reviewed the Hazardous Waste Management Facility permit application submitted by FMC (FMC Corporation, 100 Niagara Street, Middleport, NY 14105.  NYSDEC Hazardous Waste Management Facility Permit Application No. 9-2936-00017/02004; EPA ID No. NYD002126845) pertaining to their Middleport Hazardous Waste Management Facility located in the Village of Middleport, Niagara County.

Two legislative/public comment hearings will be held pursuant to 6 NYCRR part 624 to hear and receive unsworn statements from the public concerning NYS DEC's SEQRA determination, the permit application, and the conditions and terms of the draft permit.

The hearings will be conducted by Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Michael S. Caruso at the Middleport Fire Department, 28 Main Street, Middleport, New York on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, beginning at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Written comments will be considered equally with oral statements delivered at the legislative/public comment hearing, provided they are received by October 20, 2017.


1:30 PM
6:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170816_not9.html
Contact  Michelle Woznick, NYS DEC - Region 9 Office, Division of Environmental Permits
270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203-2915, E-mail: DEP.R9@dec.ny.gov.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has reviewed the Hazardous Waste Management Facility permit application submitted by FMC (FMC Corporation, 100 Niagara Street, Middleport, NY 14105.  NYSDEC Hazardous Waste Management Facility Permit Application No. 9-2936-00017/02004; EPA ID No. NYD002126845) pertaining to their Middleport Hazardous Waste Management Facility located in the Village of Middleport, Niagara County.

Two legislative/public comment hearings will be held pursuant to 6 NYCRR part 624 to hear and receive unsworn statements from the public concerning NYS DEC's SEQRA determination, the permit application, and the conditions and terms of the draft permit.

The hearings will be conducted by Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Michael S. Caruso at the Middleport Fire Department, 28 Main Street, Middleport, New York on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, beginning at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

In addition, the hearings will be preceded by public availability sessions at 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. on September 27, 2017 at the same location as the hearings. The purpose of the public availability session will be for NYS DEC staff to answer questions that the public may have on the technical, environmental, and procedural aspects of the draft permit.


7:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170816_not9.html
Contact  Michelle Woznick, NYS DEC - Region 9 Office, Division of Environmental Permits
270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203-2915, E-mail: DEP.R9@dec.ny.gov.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has reviewed the Hazardous Waste Management Facility permit application submitted by FMC (FMC Corporation, 100 Niagara Street, Middleport, NY 14105.  NYSDEC Hazardous Waste Management Facility Permit Application No. 9-2936-00017/02004; EPA ID No. NYD002126845) pertaining to their Middleport Hazardous Waste Management Facility located in the Village of Middleport, Niagara County.

Two legislative/public comment hearings will be held pursuant to 6 NYCRR part 624 to hear and receive unsworn statements from the public concerning NYS DEC's SEQRA determination, the permit application, and the conditions and terms of the draft permit.

The hearings will be conducted by Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Michael S. Caruso at the Middleport Fire Department, 28 Main Street, Middleport, New York on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, beginning at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Written comments will be considered equally with oral statements delivered at the legislative/public comment hearing, provided they are received by October 20, 2017.


Thursday September 28, 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 draft work plan to investigate contamination related to the MOD-PAC CORP. Site (Buffalo, Erie Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Comments about the draft plan will be accepted through September 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: North Park Library, Attn: Paul Guminski, 975 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14216; phone: 716-875-3748.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/30859.html
Contact  Lands & Forests
arborday@dec.ny.gov

The Arbor Day Committee is now accepting original photography and/or artwork to be considered for the State Arbor Day Poster. Submissions deadline is January 5, 2018.


7:30 AM
1:00 PM
4:30 PM
6:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170913_not5.html
Contact  Edward Frantz, NYS DOT
50 Wolf Road, Albany NY 12232, Phone: (315) 793-2421, E-mail: ed.frantz@dot.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Region 5 Offices, 1115 NYS Route 86, Ray Brook, NY 12977 - Map

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) and the New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT), as co-lead agencies, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Generic Travel Corridor Unit Management Plan.

Public hearings on the Draft EIS will be as follows:

Date: September 28, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Adirondack Park Agency
Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977

Date: October 3, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Town of Webb Town Hall
3140 State Route 28
Old Forge, NY 13420

Date: October 4, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: NYS DEC Warrensburg Office
232 Golf Course Road
Warrensburg, NY 12885

Written comments on the Draft EIS will accepted through November 27, 2017 and can be submitted to the contact listed above.


Friday September 29, 2017
 
 
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Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan for a site known as 1827 Fillmore Avenue, site ID #C915279. This site is located in the City of Buffalo, within the County of Erie, and is located at 1827 Fillmore Avenue. Comments regarding the application and work plan must be submitted no later than September 29, 2017.

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

The application can be reviewed at: Buffalo & Erie County Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203.


 
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Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as 3500 Park Avenue Apartments, site ID #C203096. This site is located in the City of New York, within the County of Bronx, and is located at 3500 Park Avenue, Bronx NY 10456. Comments regarding the application must be submitted no later than September 29, 2017.

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

The application can be reviewed at: New York Public Library, Morrisania Branch, 610 East 169th Street, Bronx, NY 10456  --and--  Bronx Community Board District 3, 1426 Boston Road, Bronx, NY 10456.


 
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Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as 6200-6390 Niagara Falls Boulevard Site, ID #C932170. This site is located in the City of Niagara Falls within the County of Niagara, and is located at 6200-6390 Niagara Falls Boulevard. Comments regarding the application must be submitted no later than September 29, 2017.

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

The application can be reviewed at: Niagara Falls Public Library, Earl W. Brydges Bldg – 1425 Main St, Niagara Falls, 14305


 
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derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as Former Dutch Masters Paint and Varnish Co., site ID #C224262. This site is located in the City of New York, within the County of Kings, and is located at 29-41 Wythe Avenue and 180 N. 14th Street, Brooklyn NY 11249. Comments regarding the application must be submitted no later than September 29, 2017.

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

The application can be reviewed at: Brooklyn Public Library – Greenpoint Branch, 107 Norman Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11222  --and--  Brooklyn Community Board 1, 435 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11211.


 
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DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as Hunts Point Parcel E-2, site ID #C203095. This site is located in the Borough of Bronx, within the County of Bronx, and is located at the SE Intersection of Food Center Dr. and Halleck St. Comments regarding the application must be submitted no later than September 29, 2017.

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

The application can be reviewed at: Woodstock Library, 761 East 160th St, Bronx, 10456  --and--  Bronx Community Board #2, 1029 East 163rd St – Rm 202, Bronx, 10459.


 
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derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as Kings Plaza Shopping Center, site ID #C224263. This site is located in the Borough of Brooklyn, within the County of Kings, and is located at 5120 Avenue U. Comments regarding the application muste be submitted no later than September 29, 2017.

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

The application can be reviewed at: Flatlands Library, 2065 Flatbush Avenue at Avenue P, Brooklyn, NY 11234  --and--  Brooklyn Community Board 18, 1097 Bergen Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11234


 
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Contact  Kathy Regan, Adirondack Park Agency (APA)
PO Box 99, Ray Brook, NY 12977, Phone: (518) 891-4050, Email: SLMP_Comments@apa.ny.gov

Draft Guidance for the Siting, Construction, and Maintenance of Single-Track Bike Trails on Forest Preserve Lands in the Adirondack and Catskill Parks (Management Guidance).

The Draft Guidance will cover the Counties of Clinton, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Herkimer, Hamilton, Lewis, Oneida, Saratoga, St. Lawrence, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren and Washington.

Comments are welcome and will be accepted by the contact person until September 29, 2017. The draft Management Guidance is posted on the web at: www.apa.ny.gov.


 
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Contact  Gary Kline, NYS DEC - Division of Water
625 Broadway, 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-3506, Phone: (518) 402-9655, Fax: 518) 402-9029E-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. Pursuant to Paragraphs XVI.A and D.3 of the 2005 CSO Order, the NYS DEC is required to publicly notice "[i]n the event of a substantive and significant modification to the construction compliance schedules provided for in this Order."

Public Comment Period: The 30 day comment period commences on August 30, 2017 and concludes on, September 29, 2017.

Questions & comments regarding the 2017 Bergen Basin Sewer Lateral Modification can be directed to the contact listed above.  


 
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Contact  Tony Sparacino, Forester
6739 US Hwy 11, Potsdam, NY 13676, Email: r6.ump@dec.ny.gov

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is extending the public comment period on a draft Unit Management Plan (UMP) for St. Lawrence Foothills. This unit consists of 13 State Forests located in the Towns of Colton, Hopkinton, Parishville, Potsdam, Pierrepont, and Russell, in St. Lawrence County.

All comments must be received by September 29, 2017.  Public comments can be submitted by mail or email to the contact listed above.


Saturday September 30, 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

Guided Walk: Beaver Tree Trail

Join us on Saturday, September 30 @ 10:00 am while we take a walk along the Beaver Tree Trail to see what the beaver are up to. We’ll watch for turtles, ducks and other critters that share this habitat as we check the status of the beavers’ dam and lodge.


10:30 AM
Contact  716-683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Explore the world of turtles at Reinstein Woods, and meet our captive wood and painted turtles. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


2:00 PM
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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

Watchable Wildlife: Mini-Beasts

They can be colorful, camouflaged, noisy or quiet. Some we love, and some we prefer to keep our distance from. What are they? Insects! On Saturday, September 30th @ 2:00 pm we’ll sweep-net for these small critters and learn how they are adapted to survive, from finding food to avoiding predators, and how they prepare for the coming winter.


2:30 PM
Contact  716-683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Learn how to identify the different raptors (birds of prey) found in Reinstein Woods. For adults and children ages 8 and older. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


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