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Saturday March 10, 2018
 
 
http://www.the-fairgrounds.com/event/march-5-8-wny-sport-ad...

Stop by DEC's booth at the WNY Sport and Travel Expo

Erie County Fairground
5600 McKinley Parkway
Hamburg, NY 14075


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

Family Fun: MAPLE SUGAR OPEN HOUSES

Join us for an introduction to maple sugaring, from tap and sap to syrup. You’ll get to twirl a brace and bit drill, pound a spile, inspect the sap flow in our sugarbush, enjoy the aroma of sap boiling down in our evaporator and take the maple taste test. A local maple producer will be on site to answer questions and offer a variety of maple products for sale. Organized groups are welcome but are asked to call the Center at 518-475-0291 to register.

NOTE: Organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) are welcome, but are asked to call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register.


Sunday March 11, 2018
 
 
Monday March 12, 2018
 
 
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 Hugueonot Site (New Rochelle, Westchester Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 12, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: New Rochelle Public Library, Attn: Larry Sheldon, One Library Plaza, New Rochelle, NY 10801; phone: 914-813-3749.


Tuesday March 13, 2018
 
8:15 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/30859.html
Contact  Lands & Forests
landsforests@dec.ny.gov

Location: Glenville Town Hall, 18 Glenridge Road, Schenectady, NY 12302. The long-term health and productivity of New York's forests are threatened by pests and diseases. Come learn about oak wilt, a relatively new forest health concern to the Capital Region, and other invasive species threatening our trees. DEC pesticide credits are available, ISA and CNLP credits pending. Early registration is due by March 6th.


6:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/112782.html
Contact  Region 4 Fisheries Unit
fwfish4@dec.ny.gov

ATTENTION: Meeting Cancelled due to school closure. To be rescheduled.

Location: Hancock High School, 67 Education Lane, Hancock, NY

DEC invites you to this public meeting which will outline plans for upcoming fisheries work on the Upper Delaware River system. The presentation will start promptly at 6 PM.

Click on the web link above at "Additional Information" to review the plans for the upcoming fisheries work.


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

Availability Session Location: Harrietstown Auditorium, 39 Main St., Saranac Lake, NY.

DEC invites you to this discussion about cleanup activities about to begin at the Saranac Lake Gas Company Site (Saranac Lake, Essex Co.), within New York's State Superfund Program. Drop in any time during the session to ask questions and discuss the upcoming site activities.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the site and the availability session.

Project documents can be reviewed at: Saranac Lake Free Library, 100 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY 12983; phone: 518-891-4190.


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

Note: Due to expected inclement weather, the public meeting originally scheduled for March 13, 2018 has been cancelled.

A new meeting date and time will be announced in the coming days. The public comment period also will be extended accordingly.


Wednesday March 14, 2018
 
 
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 proposal for no further action for the B. Millens Scrapyard Site (Kingston, Ulster Co.), within New York's State Superfund Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 14, 2018.

A public meeting also will be held: February 28, 2018 at 6:00 PM at Kingston Library, 55 Franklin St., Kingston, NY 12401.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Kingston Library, Attn: Kristen Charles-Scaringi, 55 Franklin St., Kingston, NY 12401; phone: 845-339-4260.


6:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/press/112766.html
Contact  (315) 654-2147

Staff from DEC, the United States Geological Survey, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will make a number of presentations, including updates on the status of trout and salmon fisheries in the lake and its tributaries, forage fish, and stocking programs. The meetings will provide ample time at the end of the scheduled program for the audience to interact with the presenters. Information about DEC's Lake Ontario fisheries assessment programs can be found on DEC's website.

Cornell Cooperative Extension Building
4487 Lake Ave.
Lockport, NY

The meeting is co-hosted by Niagara County Cooperative Extension and the Niagara County Sportfishery Development Board.  

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

Public meeting location: Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing, Fairport, NY 14450

DEC invites the public to the meeting to learn about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the Qualitrol Company LLC Site (Fairport, Monroe Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments also are welcome at the meeting, and during a public comment period that runs through April 16, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing, Fairport, NY 14450; phone: 585-223-9091.


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

Public meeting location: Plattsburgh City Hall, 41 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh, NY 12901.

DEC invites the public to the meeting to learn about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the NYSEG-Plattsburg Saranac St. Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) Site (Plattsburgh, Clinton 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 March 30, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Plattsburgh Public Library, 19 Oak Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901-2810; phone: 518-563-0921.


Thursday March 15, 2018
 
9:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/about/46924.html
Contact  hrep@dec.ny.gov
Location  Norrie Point Environmental Center, 256 Norrie Point Way, Staatsburg, NY 12580 - Map
4:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
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.


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

Public meeting location: Village Hall, 130 Samsondale Avenue, West Haverstraw, NY.

DEC invites the public to the meeting to learn about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the Temco Uniforms Site (West Haverstraw, Rockland 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 March 30, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Haverstraw Library, Attn: Reference Desk, 85 Main Street, Haverstraw, NY; phone: 845-429-3445  --and--  Village Hall and Community Center, 130 Samsondale Avenue, West Haverstraw, NY; phone: 845-947-2800.


Friday March 16, 2018
 
 
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 702 Nostrand Avenue, site ID #C224270. This site is located in the City of New York, within the County of Kings, and is located at 702 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11216. Comments about the application must be submitted no later than March 16, 2018.

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

A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at: Brooklyn Public Library – Brower Park Branch, 725 St. Marks Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11216  --and--  Brooklyn Community Board 8, 1291 St. Marks Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11213.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180207_not8.html
Contact  Tom Haley, Division of Environmental Permits
Location  NYSDEC Region 8 Offices, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414 - Map

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Dolomite Products Co., Inc. - LeRoy Quarry Expansion may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. 

Written comments on the draft scope will be accepted by the contact listed above until March 16, 2018. 

A copy of the draft scoping document may be viewed at the NYS DEC - Region 8 Office in Avon during normal business hours by calling the contact person above or during normal business hours at the LeRoy Town Hall. Electronic copies of the Draft EIS scoping document may also be obtained by request to the contact person 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 remedy to address contamination related to the 1030 East Dominick Street Site (Rome, Oneida Co.), within New York's Environmental Restoration Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 16, 2018.

A public meeting also will be held to discuss the proposal: March 8, 2018 at 6:00PM at Rome City Hall, 198 N. Washington Street, Rome, NY 13440.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Jervis Public Library, 613 North Washington Street, Rome, NY 13440; phone: 315-336-4570  --and--  City of Rome, Attn: Diana Samuels, 198 North Washington Street, Rome, NY 13440; phone: 315-339-7646.


 
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 701 Lawrence and Martin Street Site (Rome, Oneida Co.0, within New York's Environmental Restoration Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 16, 2018.

A public meeting also will be held about the proposal: March 8, 2018 at 7:00 PM at Rome City Hall, 198 North Washington Street, Rome, NY.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Jervis Public Library, 613 North Washington Street, Rome, NY 13440; phone: 315-336-4570  --and--  City of Rome, Attn: Diana Samuels, 198 North Washington Street, Rome, NY 13440; phone: 315-339-7646.


9:45 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/30859.html
Contact  Lands & Forests
landsforests@dec.ny.gov

Location: Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201. This workshop will explore a plethora of topics including: the adaptation of two NYC parks to a changing environment; non-traditional green spaces; and the American chestnut in NYC. ISA and CNLP credits will be available. Early registration is due by March 8th.


12:00 PM
http://neiwpcc.org/
Contact  Hudson River Estuary Program
hrep@dec.ny.gov
Saturday March 17, 2018
 
 
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 for a site known as 147-07 94th Avenue, site ID #C241206. This site is located in the Borough of Queens, within the County of Queens, and is located at 147-07 94th Avenue. Comments about the application and draft work plan must be submitted no later than March 17, 2018.

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

A copy of the application, Draft Remedial Action Work Plan, and other relevant documents are available at: Queens Borough Public Library - Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica, NY 11432  --and--  Queens Community Board District 12, 90-28 161st Street, Jamaica, 11432.


10:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Make your home clean and green this St. Patrick’s Day at this interactive workshop. Create simple natural cleaning and beauty products, better than a pot o’ gold. No shenanigans here, but there will be lots of resources shared to help you keep toxins out of your home. Materials fee $10; $8 Friends of Reinstein members. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


1:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
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.


1:30 PM
Sunday March 18, 2018
 
 
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 the proposed deletion of the Greer Toyota Site (Wappingers Falls, Dutchess Co.) from New York's Registry of Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites (State Superfund Registry). DEC has determined that this site no longer presents a threat to public health or the environment.

Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 18, 2018. Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the proposal and how to comment.


Monday March 19, 2018
 
 
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 18-46 Decatur Street Site (Ridgewood, Queens), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 19, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Queens Library at Ridgewood, 20-12 Madison Street, Ridgewood, NY 11385; phone: 718-821-4770  --and--  Queens Community Board #5, 61-23 Myrtle Ave., Glendale, NY 11385; phone: 718-366-1834.


 
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 proposal to address contamination related to the Al Tech Specialty Steel Site (Watervliet, Albany Co.), within New York's State Superfund Program. Public comments will be accepted through March 19, 2018.

A public meeting also will be held: February 26, 2018 at 7:00PM at the Watervliet Senior Center, 1501 Broadway, Watervliet, NY 12189.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Watervliet Public Library, Attn: Librarian, 1501 Broadway, Watervliet, NY 12189; phone: 518-274-4471.


 
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 Undeveloped Portion-Former Abex Mfg. Facility (Medina, Orleans Co.), within New York's Environmental Restoration Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 19, 2018.

A public meeting about the proposal also will be held: February 21, 2018 at 6:30 PM at Ridgeway Town Hall, 401 West Avenue, Medina, NY 14103.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Lee Whedon Public Library, 620 West Avenue, Medina, NY 14103; phone: 585-798-3430.


5:00 PM
https://saratogaunitesny.org/resources/event-calendar/
Contact  Office of Climate Change
climatechange@dec.ny.gov

Mark Lowery will describe anticipated effects of climate change, the level of greenhouse gas emissions reductions needed to avoid the worst effects of climate change, and New York State programs to reduce greenhouse emissions and adapt to unavoidable effects of climate change. The program will include a description of the state’s Climate Smart Communities program, which supports local climate action, and ways for individuals to be involved in the program.

Meeting location: SUNY Adirondack, 640 Bay Rd., Queensbury, NY


Tuesday March 20, 2018
 
6:00 PM
http://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-re...

This summit will include an evening session that is open to the public where background information about harmful algal blooms will be provided. The sessions will include talks by experts, a panel discussion and an opportunity for local residents to share recommendations and ideas.

This summit will be on Tuesday, March 20 from 6 pm - 8 pm at the following address:

Best Western Ticonderoga
260 Burgoyne Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883


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

Public Meeting Location: P.S. 5 Robert McNair School - 820 Hancock St., Brooklyn, NY 11233.

DEC invites the public to the meeting to learn about a no action remedy being proposed for the 192 Ralph Ave. Off-Site (Brooklyn), within New York's State Superfund Program. Public comments also are welcome at the meeting, and during a public comment period that runs through March 28, 2018.

Click the web link above to learn about the proposal, the meeting, and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed at: Saratoga Library, 8 Thomas S. Boyland St., Brooklyn, NY 11233; phone: 718-573-5224.


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

Public Meeting Location: VFW Post 2250, 245 Canisteo Street, Hornell, NY 14843

DEC invites the public to the meeting to learn about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the NFG-Hornell Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) Site (Hornell, Steuben Co.), within New York's MGP Program. Public comments also are welcome at the meeting, and during a public comment period that runs through March 30, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Hornell Public Library, 64 Genesee Street, Hornell, NY 14843; phone: 607-324-1210.


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

PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE FOR THE PUBLIC MEETING

Public Meeting Location: New Rochelle Public Library, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle, NY 10801

DEC invites the public to the meeting to learn about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the Industrial Overall Service Corp. Site (New Rochelle), within New York's State Superfund Program. Public comments also are welcome at the meeting, and during a public comment period that runs through March 29, 2018.

Click the web link above to learn about the proposal, the public meeting, and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed at: New Rochelle Public Library, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle, NY 10801; phone: 914-632-7878.


Wednesday March 21, 2018
 
10:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Experience nature at your own pace, and enjoy a leisurely guided walk through the woods. Bring a lunch if you want to eat indoors after the tour. For adults only. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


Thursday March 22, 2018
 
 
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 Ekonol Polyester Resins Site (Wheatfield, Niagara Co.), within New York's Voluntary Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 22, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: NYSDEC, Attn: Glenn May, 270 Michigan Ave., Buffalo, NY 14203; phone: 716-861-7220.


4:30 PM
6:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/112782.html
Contact  Region 4 Fisheries Unit
fwfish4@dec.ny.gov

Location: Hancock High School, 67 Education Lane, Hancock, NY

DEC invites you to this public meeting which will outline plans for upcoming fisheries work on the Upper Delaware River system. The presentation will start promptly at 6 PM.

Click on the web link above at "Additional Information" to review the plans for the upcoming fisheries work.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/press/113036.html
Contact  Stephanie Webb
315-426-7400

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the town of Spafford will host a public meeting to provide information and answer questions about DEC's planned Boat Launch Site on Otisco Lake, located in the town of Spafford, Onondaga County, on Thursday, March 22, from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the following location: 

Borodino Grange Hall
1861 E. Lake Road
Skaneateles, NY 13152


6:30 PM
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

Public Meeting Location: Rochester City Hall, 30 Church Street, Room 208A, Rochester, NY

DEC invites the public to the meeting to learn about a remedy being proposed to address contamination related to the Staubs Textile Services, Inc. Site (Rochester, Monroe 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 March 30, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Monroe County Library System, Monroe Branch Library, 809 Monroe Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607; phone: 585-428-8202.


Friday March 23, 2018
 
 
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 Former Majestic Garment Cleaners, site ID #C224035. This site is located in the Borough of Brooklyn, within the County of Kings, and is located at 740 Pine Street. Comments about the application must be submitted no later than March 23, 2018.

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

A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at: Cypress Hills Library, 1197 Sutter Avenue, Brooklyn 11208  --and--  Brooklyn Community Board 5, 404 Pine Street, 3rd Fl, Brooklyn 11207.


 
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 American Cleaners Site (Middletown, Orange Co.), within New York's Voluntary Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 23, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Middletown Thrall Library, 11-19 Depot Street, Middletown, NY 10940; phone: 845-341-5461.


Saturday March 24, 2018
 
 
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 proposal for no further action related to the National Plating Company, Inc. Site (Syracuse, Onondaga Co.), within New York's Voluntary Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 24, 2018.

Click the web link above at additional information to learn about the proposal and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed at: NYSDEC, Attn: Michael Belveg, 615 Erie Blvd. West, Syracuse, NY 13204; phone: 315-426-7551.


9:30 AM
http://www.the-fairgrounds.com/event/equifest/

Stop by DEC's booth for information on Bridle trails.

Erie County Fair
The Fairgrounds
5600 McKinley Parkway
Hamburg, NY 14075


10:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Put a spring in your step as we look for signs of the new season. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


1:30 PM
2:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

What bird am I? Come learn the general types of birds found in Reinstein Woods. For adults and children ages 8 and older. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


Sunday March 25, 2018
 
 
Monday March 26, 2018
 
 
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 proposal for no further action related to the Former Ogilvie Foods Company Site (Watertown, Jefferson Co.), within New York's Brownfields Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 26, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: City Hall, 245 Washington Avenue, Watertown, NY 13601; phone: 315-785-7730.


 
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 at a portion of the Former IBM Endicott Facility (Endicott, Broome Co.), within New York's State Superfund Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 26, 2018.

A public meeting also will be held: March 8, 2018 at 6:00 PM at Union-Endicott High School, Lecture Hall, 1200 East Main St., Endicott, NY 13760.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: George F. Johnson Memorial Library, Attn: Reference Librarian, 1001 Park St., Endicott, NY 13760; phone: 607-757-5350.


 
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 proposal to address contamination related to the Noss Industrial Park Site (Cortland, Cortland Co.), within New York's Environmental Restoration Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 26, 2018.

A public meeting also will be held about the proposal: March 7, 2018 at 6:00 PM at City Hall, 25 Court Street, 3rd Floor Conference Room, Cortland, NY 13045.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Cortland Free Library, Attn: Periodicals Room, 32 Church Street, Cortland, NY 13405; phone: 607-753-1042.


1:00 PM
https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/j.php?MTID=m9b08a0d8024e1b2...
Contact  Division of Water
518-402-8179

Data integrity is fundamental to any water monitoring project so that the data can be used with confidence.
This DEC webinar will focus on two critical elements that support data integrity: quality assurance and the NYS Department of Health (DOH) Environmental Laboratory Approval Program (ELAP).

Topics to be covered include:
  • An overview of ELAP
  • The process to become an ELAP certified lab
  • The steps to maintaining ELAP accreditation
  • The components of the planning, implementation and evaluation process that will safeguard data quality (called the “Quality System”)
  • What you need to know about Quality Assurance Project Plans (QAPP) to ensure that your project objectives will be met
To view the webinar, visit the above link at the webinar start time. Pre-registration is not required.

6:00 PM
http://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-re...

This summit will include an evening session that is open to the public where background information about harmful algal blooms will be provided. The sessions will include talks by experts, a panel discussion and an opportunity for local residents to share recommendations and ideas.

This summit will be on Monday, March 26 from 6 pm - 8 pm at the following address:

R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center, SUNY Monroe Community College, the Forum
1000 East Henrietta Road
Rochester, New York 14623

Free parking in campus lots N and M


Tuesday March 27, 2018
 
3:00 PM
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Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

Availability Sessions Location: Our Lady of Peace Parish Center, 110 Exchange Street, Geneva, NY. (Parking and entrance on Center Street.)

DEC invites property owners and residents to attend one of two availability sessions (3:00 PM - 5:00 PM or 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM) to discuss the continuation of cleanup of properties in neighborhoods adjacent to the Former Geneva Foundry Site (Geneva, Ontario Co.). Representatives from DEC and the New York State Department of Health will be on hand to discuss the upcoming activities.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the upcoming continued cleanup and the availability sessions.

Project documents are available for review at: Geneva Public Library, 244 Main Street, Geneva, NY 14456; phone: 315-789-5303.


6:30 PM
Contact  John Maniscalco
john.maniscalco@dec.ny.gov

NYSDEC Division of Marine Resources will be hosting a public meeting regarding the proposed 2018 New York Recreational Black Sea Bass Regulations.

The meeting will take place at The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS), SUNY Stony Brook, in Endeavor Hall, Room 120.

Directions to SoMAS: Long Island Expressway (LIE, I-495) to exit 62 (Nicolls Road/County Route 97). North on Nicolls Road for about 9 miles, crossing Route 347 to 2nd traffic light north of 347. Make a left at light (South Entrance) onto South Drive. At the next light, make a right turn onto Marburger Drive. Less than 500' turn right into Marine Sciences entrance, and immediately bear right. Follow the road to the School of Marine & Atmospheric Sciences and Endeavour Hall.

Anglers and other interested groups are encouraged to attend and provide input regarding the proposed recreational regulations. Input gathered at this meeting will be considered by NYSDEC Marine Resources and New York’s Marine Resource Advisory Council when setting regulations for 2018.


Wednesday March 28, 2018
 
 
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Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposal for no action related to the off-site investigation of the 192 Ralph Ave. Site (Brooklyn), within New York's State Superfund Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 28, 2018.

A public meeting also will be held: March 20, 2018 at 7:00 PM at P.S. 5 Robert McNair School - 820 Hancock St., Brooklyn, NY 11233.

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

Project documents are available for review at: Saratoga Library, 8 Thomas S. Boyland St., Brooklyn, NY 11233; phone: 718-573-5224.


Thursday March 29, 2018
 
 
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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 Industrial Overall Service Corp. Site (New Rochelle, Westchester Co.) within New York's State Superfund Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 29, 2018.

A public meeting about the proposal also will be held: March 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM at New Rochelle Public Library, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle, NY.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: New Rochelle Public Library, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle, NY 10801; phone: 914-632-7878.


8:30 AM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/21663.html
Contact  Salmon River Fish Hatchery
315-298-5051

The Salmon River Fish Hatchery is located on County Route 22, one mile northeast of the Village of Altmar, Oswego County.

2018 Steelhead spring egg take schedule:

  • Thursday, March 29, 9:00-12:00
  • Friday, March 30, 9:00-12:00
  • Monday, April 2, 9:00-12:00
  • Tuesday, April 3, 9:00-12:00
  • Wednesday, April 4, tentative

4:30 PM
Friday March 30, 2018
 
 
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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 546 Locust Street, site ID #C360162. This site is located in the City of Mount Vernon, within the County of Westchester, and is located at 546 Locust Street. Comments about the application and work plan must be submitted no later than March 30, 2018.

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: Mount Vernon Public Library, 28 South First Street, Mount Vernon 10050.


 
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DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the NYSEG - Plattsburg Saranac St. Manufactured Gas Plant Site (Plattsburgh, Clinton Co.), within New York's State Superfund Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 30, 2018.

A public meeting also will be held: March 14, 2018 at 7:00 PM at Plattsburgh City Hall, 41 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh, NY 12901.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Plattsburgh Public Library, 19 Oak Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901-2810; phone: 518-563-0921.


 
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derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the CE-W. 42nd St. Gas Works Site (Manhattan), within New York's Voluntary Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 30, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Manhattan Borough President, Attn: Gail Brewer, 1 Centre St., 19th Floor, New York, NY 10007; phone: 212-669-8300  --and--  Manhattan Community Board 4, Attn: Jesse Bodine, 330 W. 42nd St., Suite 2618, New York, NY 10036; phone: 212-736-4536  --and--  Columbus Library, 742 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10019; phone: 212-586-5098.


 
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DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the Federal-Mogul/Huck Site (Kingston, Ulster Co.), within New York's Voluntary Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 30, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Kingston Library, Attn: Margie Menard, 55 Franklin St., Kinston, NY 12401-0507; phone: 845-331-0507.


 
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DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the GTE Products Corporation (Seneca Falls, Seneca Co.), within New York's Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Corrective Action Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 30, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Seneca Falls Public Library, 47 Cayuga Street, Seneca Falls, NY 13148; phone: 315-568-8265.


 
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DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the NFG - Hornell (Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) Site (Hornell, Steuben Co.), within New York's MGP Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 30, 2018.

A public meeting also will be held: March 20, 2018 at 7:00 PM at VFW Post 2250, 245 Canisteo Street, Hornell, NY 14843.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Hornell Public Library, 64 Genesee Street, Hornell, NY 14843; phone: 607-324-1210.


 
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DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the Staubs Textile Services, Inc. Site (Rochester, Monroe Co.), within New York's State Superfund Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 30, 2018.

A public meeting also will be held: March 22, 2018 at 6:30 PM at Rochester City Hall, 30 Church St., Room 208A, Rochester, NY.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Monroe County Library System, Monroe Branch Library, 809 Monroe Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607; phone: 585-428-8202.


 
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Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
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DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the Temco Uniforms Site (West Haverstraw, Rockland Co.), within New York's State Superfund Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 30, 2018.

A public meeting also will be held: March 15, 2018 at 7:00 PM at Village Hall, 130 Samsondale Avenue, West Haverstraw, NY.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Haverstraw Library, Attn: Reference Desk, 85 Main Street, Haverstraw, NY; phone: 845-429-3445  --and--  Village Hall and Community Center, 130 Samsondale Avenue, West Haverstraw, NY; phone: 845-947-2800.


2:00 PM
http://neiwpcc.org/
Contact  Hudson River Estuary Program
hrep@dec.ny.gov
Saturday March 31, 2018
 
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

Amphibians

Come discover the unique lives of amphibians, spent in the water and on land. The Northeast is rich in these unique creatures. Learn more about some of the interesting amphibians around the world and in your own backyard. We will begin indoors and then venture outside to discuss the different places these creatures inhabit if weather permits

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.


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

Learn the initial set up of worm composting for indoors and/or outdoors. Cost for starter kit is $4.00, Friends members $2.00. Please call to register for all three classes. (May 12 - Class #2, June 30 - Class #3). Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


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

SIGNS OF SPRING

Plants and animals are preparing for the season of rebirth. It may seem as though it is too early to sense these signs but, they are all around us. Join us for this mile-long walk on relatively flat terrain to look and listen for these early indicators of life returning to the landscape.

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.


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