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Monday January 29, 2018
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the Kristal Auto Mall Site (Kings Highway, East Flatbush, Brooklyn), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through January 29, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Brooklyn Public Library, Rugby Branch, 1000 Utica Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11203; phone: 718-566-0054  --and--  Brooklyn Community Board 18, 1097 Bergen Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11234-4841; phone: 718-241-0422.

1:00 PM
Contact  John Henkes
Phone: (518) 402-8403 or email: air.regs@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Central Office, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY - Map

The NYSDEC Division of Air Resources invites stakeholders and interested parties to participate in a meeting to discuss plans to amend 6 NYCRR Part 226 ‘Solvent Metal Cleaning Processes’ and add a new subpart to address industrial cleaning solvents.

The meeting will be held on January 29, 2018 at 1:00pm, 625 Broadway, Albany.

Tuesday January 30, 2018
7:30 PM
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

(See February 28 for Moonlit Walk, instead)


We’ll explore Five Rivers’ trails at a relaxed pace, enjoying the moonlit snowy scene. Arrive by 7:15 if you need to borrow snowshoes or to quickly review snowshoeing techniques. Snowshoe rental is $5 per pair; free for Friends members. Space is limited. Call 518-475-0291 by Saturday, January 27 to register. This program will be canceled if snow depth is insufficient. Call to confirm conditions.

NOTE: We are unable to accommodate organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) at our public programs. Please call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to schedule a separate program for your group.

Wednesday January 31, 2018
7:00 PM
Contact  Dan Gaidasz

Date and time: 1/31/18, 7-8pm

Location: Board Room of the Glenville Municipal Center at 18 Glenridge Rd

Oak wilt has been found in two new locations in Glenville. DEC will hold a public meeting to discuss the eradication plan and answer questions.

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

Explore the forest under the light of the second full moon this month. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.

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