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Sunday November 19, 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 plan to investigate contamination related to the Vacuum Oil Refinery Site (Rochester, Monroe Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through November 19, 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: Phillis Wheatley Community Library, 33 Dr. Samuel McCree Way, Rochester, NY 14608; phone: 585-428-8212  --and--  Plymouth-Exchange (PLEX) Neighborhood Assoc., Attn: Dorothy Hall, Carlson Commons, 70 Coretta Scott Crossing, Rochester, NY 14608; phone: 585-328-6916.


Monday November 20, 2017
 
 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20171004_not5.html
Contact  Marc Migliore, NYS DEC - Region 5 Warrensburg Sub Office, Division of Environmental Permits
232 Golf Course Road, Warrensburg, NY 12885, E-mail: Info.R5@dec.ny.gov

NYS DEC has made a tentative determination to issue MPM the requested Part 373 permit modification, to increase the secondary containment capacity for interconnected hazardous waste tanks 539A and 539B by approximately 2,000 gallons.

Public Involvement In The Permit Modification Process:

State regulations provide the public with the opportunity to become involved in the major modification permit process through a minimum forty-five (45) day comment period.

The comment period for this specific permit modification begins on October 4, 2017 and ends on November 20, 2017.

All persons interested in commenting on the State Part 373 Permit Modification should submit their comments in writing to the contact listed above.

NYS DEC will consider all comments received during the public comment period, and subsequently determine whether to hold a legislative public hearing or issue the permit modification. When the NYS DEC makes a final permit decision to either issue, deny or modify this permit, notice will be given to the applicant and each person who has submitted written comments or requested notice of the final decision.


 
 

 


Tuesday November 21, 2017
 
10:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20171108_not0.html
Contact  Kathleen Moser, NYS DEC - Office of Natural Resources
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233, Phone: (518) 402-8533
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

The Invasive Species Council will meet on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road, Delmar, New York.

The agenda includes one programmatic discussion item and updates from the nine member agencies.


Friday November 24, 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 Investigation Work Plan for a site known as West 29th Street, site ID #C231107. This site is located in the Borough of Manhattan, within the County of New York, and is located at 601 West 29th Street. Public comments about the application and draft plan must be submitted by November 24, 2017.

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

A copy of the application, Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan and other relevant documents are available at: New York Public Library - Muhlenberg Library, 209 West 23rd Street, New York, 10011  --and--  Manhattan Community Board District 4, 330 West 42nd Street, 26th Floor, New York, 10036.


 
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 Investigation Work Plan for a site known as Ardsley, LLC, site ID #C360146. This site is located in the Village of Ardsley, within the County of Westchester, and is located at 1 Lawrence St. Public comments about the application and draft plan must be submitted by November 24, 2017.

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

A copy of the application, Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan and other relevant documents are available at: Greenburgh Public Library, 300 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, 10523  --and--  Ardsley Public Library, 9 American Legion Drive, Ardsley, 10502.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20171025_not9.html
Contact  Bruno DiBella, NYS DEC - Region 9 Buffalo Office, Division of Environmental Permits
270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203, Phone: (716) 851-7165, E-mail: DEP.R9@dec.ny.gov

In response to a number of written requests, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) is hereby announcing the extension of the public review and written comment period for a permit application by National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation.

This comment period is being extended to allow the public more time to review the application. The written comment period which was originally to expire on October 19, 2017, is being extended an additional 30 days, and will now extend through November 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 "no further action" remedy for the Pierce Arrow Business Center Site (Buffalo, Erie Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through November 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: North Park Library, 975 Hertel Ave., Buffalo, NY 14216; phone: 716-875-3748.


 
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 "no further action" remedy for the 1360 Niagara Street Site (Buffalo, Erie Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through November 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: Buffalo & Erie Co. Public Library, Attn: Carol Ann Batt, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203; phone: 716-858-7191.


Saturday November 25, 2017
 
 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20171011_not0.html
Contact  Lisa Holst, NYS DEC - Division of Fish and Wildlife, Bureau of Fisheries
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233, email - rarefish@dec.ny.gov

The purpose of this recovery plan is to ensure perpetuation of the species in this State, restore self-sustaining populations, and remove the species from the Threatened Species list in New York.

The plan may be accessed here: http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/111557.html.

NYS DEC will accept public comments on the draft plan until November 25, 2017. To comment on the plan, send an e-mail with the subject line "Lake Sturgeon" to rarefish@dec.ny.gov or send written comments to the contact listed above.


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: Wild Turkeys

The wild turkey was absent from New York State for about 100 years. During this indoor presentation on Saturday, November 25th @ 10:00 am come and learn about these remarkable animals and their amazing comeback. Then join us for an outdoor walk to learn more about the part that Five Rivers played in the recovery of this species.


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

Family Fun: Talkin’ Turkey

Come learn about wild turkeys at this family-friendly program on Saturday, November 25th at 2:00 pm. You’ll learn the natural history of these fascinating animals through an indoor presentation, games, crafts and a short outdoor walk. This program is best suited for children 5-10 years old. Adults must accompany children. This program is free of charge, but space is limited. Please call the Center at 518-475-0291 to register by Wednesday, November 22.


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

Discover the secret world of turkeys as we search for wild birds and make turkey calls. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


Monday November 27, 2017
 
 
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

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.

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


Tuesday November 28, 2017
 
1:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/91881.html
Contact  Shannon Dougherty
greatlakes@dec.ny.gov

Sub Basin work groups are working to advance projects and initiatives to achieve the goals of New York's Great Lakes Action Agenda using a place-based, ecosystem-based management approach.

This is a great way to connect, coordinate and collaborate with state and federal agencies, local governments, academic institutions and other key partners to advance local project needs.

This meeting will be held at the Beaver Meadow Audubon Center,  1610 Welch Road, North Java, NY 14113

NYS Great Lakes stakeholders are invited to participate. Anyone wishing to attend MUST rsvp at least one week in advance.

For more information or to make reservations please email Shannon Dougherty @ greatlakes@dec.ny.gov.


6:00 PM
Contact  John Maniscalco
john.maniscalco@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Division of Marine Resources, 205 N Belle Mead Road, Suite 1 East Setauket, NY 11733 - Map
Wednesday November 29, 2017
 
 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20171115_not8.html
Contact  Thomas Walker, NYS DEC - Region 8 Office, Division of Environmental Permits
6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, Phone: (585) 226-5402, E-mail: DEP.R8@dec.ny.gov

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) is considering the re-issuance of a General Permit to the Chemung County SWCD to cover various stream maintenance, stabilization and crossing projects conducted by the Chemung County SWCD and their cooperators. No changes are being proposed to the previously issued General Permit. The General Permit allows the Chemung County SWCD to work with the county, towns and residents on projects that fall under the jurisdiction of the NYS DEC.

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing no later than November 29, 2017 or 15 days after the publication of this notice, whichever is later, to the contact listed above.


 
 
 
 
 


9:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/91881.html
Contact  Shannon Dougherty
greatlakes@dec.ny.gov

Sub Basin work groups are working to advance projects and initiatives to achieve the goals of New York's Great Lakes Action Agenda using a place-based, ecosystem-based management approach.

This is a great way to connect, coordinate and collaborate with state and federal agencies, local governments, academic institutions and other key partners to advance local project needs.

This meeting will be held at the Black Creek Park, Sunnyside Lodge, 3835 Union Street, North Chilli, NY 14514

Great Lakes stakeholders are invited to participate. Anyone wishing to attend MUST rsvp at least one week in advance.

For more information or to make reservations please email Shannon Dougherty @ greatlakes@dec.ny.gov.


6:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/24441.html
Contact  Mike Palermo, Bureau of Wildlife
Phone - 585-226-5383, email - yfwildlife@dec.ny.gov

NYSDEC will host a public availability session to provide information on a recently finalized habitat management plan for Lake Shore Marshes WMA located between the towns of Rochester and Oswego, Wayne 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.

Meeting Location:
Montezuma Audubon Center
2295 State Route 89
Savannah, NY 13146

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


Thursday November 30, 2017
 
4:30 PM
Contact  716-683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Together, kids and their parents or caregivers can enjoy a different, fun, hour-long outdoor activity each week. For children in grades K through 5. No registration required.


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