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Monday July 16, 2018
 
 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/106216.html
Contact  Kim McKown
fw.marine@dec.ny.gov

This rule making is necessary to reduce the economic burden on New York State licensed lobster harvesters who are unable to take lobsters for four months each year due to the closed seasons in Lobster Management Areas (LMA) 4 and 6.


 
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 related to the Ciba Geigy Main Plant/Pretreatment Plant (Queensbury, Warren Co.). Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through July 16, 2018.

A public meeting also will be held to discuss the proposal: June 28, 2018 at 7:00 PM at Queensbury Town Hall -- Senior Center, 742 Bay Road, Queensbury, 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: Crandall Public Library, Attn: Andrea Herman, 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801; phone: 518-792-6508.


11:00 AM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180516_not0.html
Contact  Marie Barnes, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3251, Phone: (518) 402-8396, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov

NYS DEC proposes to repeal 6 NYCRR Part 243, Transport Rule NOx Ozone Season Trading Program, 6 NYCRR Part 244, Transport Rule NOx Annual Trading Program, and 6 NYCRR Part 245, Transport Rule SO2 Trading Program, and replace the rules with 6 NYCRR Part 243, CSAPR NOx Ozone Season Group 2 Trading Program, 6 NYCRR Part 244, CSAPR NOx Annual Trading Program, and 6 NYCRR Part 245, CSAPR SO2 Group 1 Trading Program. NYS DEC is proposing the new rules in order to allocate emission allowances under the United States Environmental Protection Agency's (US EPA) Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) to regulated entities in New York as well as to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). In addition, NYS DEC proposes to make the attendant changes to Part 200, General Provisions. Further, NYS DEC proposes to submit the new Parts 243, 244 and 245 as well as the revisions to Part 200 to US EPA as a revision to the State Implementation Plan (SIP) for New York State.

Hearings for the proposed rule and attendant revisions to existing rules described above will be held as follows and are scheduled in places that are reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility: 

Date: 7/16/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC
625 Broadway, Public Assembly Room 129A/B
Albany, NY 12233

Date: 7/18/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 2 Office
1 Hunter's Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street, Room 834 NYSDOT
Long Island City, NY 11101

Date: 7/24/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 8 Office
6274 Avon-Lima Road (Rtes. 5 and 20), Conference Room
Avon, NY 14414-9516

Written comments on the proposed rule may be submitted until 5:00 p.m. on July 29, 2018 to the contact listed above 

Requests for information and comments related to the SIP revision may be obtained from Robert D. Bielawa, NYSDEC - Division of Air Resources, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3251, Phone: (518) 402-8396, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov. Written statements may be submitted until 5:00 p.m. July 29, 2018.


 
https://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180516_not0.html
Contact  Laura Stevens, NYSDEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3250, Phone (518) 402-8396, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov

NYS DEC is proposing to revise 6 NYCRR Part 251, CO2 Performance Standards for Major Electric Generating Facilities and 6 NYCRR Part 200, General Provisions. The proposed revisions will establish carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions standards for non-modified existing major electric generating facilities, while leaving unchanged the existing CO2 emission standards for new and modified major electric generating facilities. The proposed revisions to Part 200 will updated incorporated references to federal rules. 

Hearings for the proposed rule and attendant revisions to existing rules described above will be held as follows and are scheduled in places that are reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility:

Date: 7/16/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC
625 Broadway, Public Assembly Room 129A/B
Albany, NY 12233

Date: 7/18/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 2 Office
1 Hunter's Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street, Room 834 NYSDOT
Long Island City, NY 11101

Date: 7/24/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 8 Office
6274 Avon-Lima Road (Rtes. 5 and 20), Conference Room, Avon, NY 14414-9516

Written comments on the proposed rule may be submitted until 5:00 p.m. on July 29, 2018 to the contact listed above.


Tuesday July 17, 2018
 
8:00 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

Bats are amazing animals but are often misunderstood. Separate fact from fiction, and learn about the only true flying mammals. Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


Wednesday July 18, 2018
 
10:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
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. For adults only.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


11:00 AM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180516_not0.html
Contact  Marie Barnes, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3251, Phone: (518) 402-8396, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov

NYS DEC proposes to repeal 6 NYCRR Part 243, Transport Rule NOx Ozone Season Trading Program, 6 NYCRR Part 244, Transport Rule NOx Annual Trading Program, and 6 NYCRR Part 245, Transport Rule SO2 Trading Program, and replace the rules with 6 NYCRR Part 243, CSAPR NOx Ozone Season Group 2 Trading Program, 6 NYCRR Part 244, CSAPR NOx Annual Trading Program, and 6 NYCRR Part 245, CSAPR SO2 Group 1 Trading Program. NYS DEC is proposing the new rules in order to allocate emission allowances under the United States Environmental Protection Agency's (US EPA) Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) to regulated entities in New York as well as to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). In addition, NYS DEC proposes to make the attendant changes to Part 200, General Provisions. Further, NYS DEC proposes to submit the new Parts 243, 244 and 245 as well as the revisions to Part 200 to US EPA as a revision to the State Implementation Plan (SIP) for New York State.

Hearings for the proposed rule and attendant revisions to existing rules described above will be held as follows and are scheduled in places that are reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility: 

Date: 7/16/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC
625 Broadway, Public Assembly Room 129A/B
Albany, NY 12233

Date: 7/18/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 2 Office
1 Hunter's Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street, Room 834 NYSDOT
Long Island City, NY 11101

Date: 7/24/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 8 Office
6274 Avon-Lima Road (Rtes. 5 and 20), Conference Room
Avon, NY 14414-9516

Written comments on the proposed rule may be submitted until 5:00 p.m. on July 29, 2018 to the contact listed above 

Requests for information and comments related to the SIP revision may be obtained from Robert D. Bielawa, NYSDEC - Division of Air Resources, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3251, Phone: (518) 402-8396, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov. Written statements may be submitted until 5:00 p.m. July 29, 2018.


 
https://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180516_not0.html
Contact  Laura Stevens, NYSDEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3250, Phone (518) 402-8396, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov

NYS DEC is proposing to revise 6 NYCRR Part 251, CO2 Performance Standards for Major Electric Generating Facilities and 6 NYCRR Part 200, General Provisions. The proposed revisions will establish carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions standards for non-modified existing major electric generating facilities, while leaving unchanged the existing CO2 emission standards for new and modified major electric generating facilities. The proposed revisions to Part 200 will updated incorporated references to federal rules.

Hearings for the proposed rule and attendant revisions to existing rules described above will be held as follows and are scheduled in places that are reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility:

Date: 7/16/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC
625 Broadway, Public Assembly Room 129A/B
Albany, NY 12233

Date: 7/18/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 2 Office
1 Hunter's Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street, Room 834 NYSDOT
Long Island City, NY 11101

Date: 7/24/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 8 Office
6274 Avon-Lima Road (Rtes. 5 and 20), Conference Room, Avon, NY 14414-9516

Written comments on the proposed rule may be submitted until 5:00 p.m. on July 29, 2018 to the contact listed above.


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

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.



 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180620_not0.html
Contact  Mark Lowery
NYS DEC, Office of Climate Change, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-1030, Phone: (518) 402-8448, E-mail climatechange@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Region 8 Offices, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414 - Map

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) announces the availability for public review and comment, pursuant to Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) § 3-0301(2)(z), of two guidance documents prepared pursuant to the Community Risk and Resiliency Act (CRRA).

NYS DEC is hosting three public information and comment meetings to provide the public opportunities to learn about and comment on these guidance documents:

Date: Wednesday July 18, 2018
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 8 Office,
6274 East Avon -Lima Road
Avon, NY

Written comments: The public is invited to submit written comments on the draft New York State Flood Risk Management Guidance and Guidance for Smart Growth Public Infrastructure Assessment through August 20, 2018 as follows:

  • By email to: climatechange@dec.ny.gov; please include "CRRA Comments" in the subject line of the email.
  • By mail to NYS DEC, Office of Climate Change, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-1030.

Additional information on CRRA is available on DEC's website


6:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov

Hands-on activities enable families to investigate a different nature topic each session.

Note: This program will be held at the:
Julia Boyer Reinstein Library
1030 Losson Road
Cheektowaga, NY

Contact the library at 716-668-4991 to register.


Thursday July 19, 2018
 
10:30 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Amherst State Park, Amherst State Park, 390 Mill St, Buffalo, NY 14221 - Map

Discover what amazing animals are lurking underwater on this hike along Ellicott Creek.

Note: This program takes place at Amherst State Park.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


2:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180620_not0.html
Contact  Mark Lowery
NYS DEC, Office of Climate Change, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-1030, Phone: (518) 402-8448, E-mail climatechange@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Central Office, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY - Map

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) announces the availability for public review and comment, pursuant to Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) § 3-0301(2)(z), of two guidance documents prepared pursuant to the Community Risk and Resiliency Act (CRRA).

NYS DEC is hosting three public information and comment meetings to provide the public opportunities to learn about and comment on these guidance documents:

Date: Wednesday July 19, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m.
LocationNYS DEC Headquarters
625 Broadway Room 919
Albany, NY

Written comments: The public is invited to submit written comments on the draft New York State Flood Risk Management Guidance and Guidance for Smart Growth Public Infrastructure Assessment through August 20, 2018 as follows:

  • By email to: climatechange@dec.ny.gov; please include "CRRA Comments" in the subject line of the email.
  • By mail to NYS DEC, Office of Climate Change, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-1030.

Additional information on CRRA is available on DEC's website


6:00 PM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/68691.html
Contact  Adam Perry, Bureau of Wildlife
Phone - 607-753-3095 x240, email - yfwildlife@dec.ny.gov

NYSDEC will host a public availability session to provide information on a recently completed habitat management plan for Happy Valley Wildlife Management Area (WMA) located in the towns of Albion, Williamstown, Parish, and Amboy, Oswego 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:
Salmon River Hatchery
2133 County Rte 22
Altmar, NY 13302

The meeting facility is wheelchair accessible. Please contact Adam Perry at 607-753-3095 x240 with any specific requests for accommodations.


Friday July 20, 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 37-24 & 37-28 30th Street Redevelopment Site, site ID #C241214. This site is located in Long Island City, within the County of Queens, and is located at 37-24 through 37-28 30th Street. Public comments about the application must be submitted by July 20, 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: Queens Library at Long Island City, 37-44 21st Street, Long Island City 11101  --and--  Queens Community Board 1, 45-02 Ditmars Boulevard, LL Suite 1025, Astoria 11105.


 
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 Hawkeye Trade Center and Residences – 1B, site ID #C828208. This site is located in the City of Rochester, within the County of Monroe, and is located at 1447 St Paul St. Public comments about the application must be submitted by July 20, 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:
Lincoln Branch Library
851 Joseph Ave
Rochester, NY 14621.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180620_not3.html
Contact  Jared Reed
NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, Albany NY 12233; Phone: (518) 402-4890, E-mail: jared.reed@dec.ny.gov

The Restoration Plan is the result of a settlement of the natural resource damages claim for injury related to the Former GM Tarrytown North site. This plan details guidelines for restoration projects to be done in the surrounding area, affecting the Hudson River and the Pocantico River. The plan will be finalized after a 30 day comment period.

The project is located in the Town of Tarrytown, Westchester County, New York

The Draft Restoration Plan is available on line at DEC's website.

Comments on the Draft Plan will be accepted by the contact listed above until July 20th, 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 68 Tonawanda Street Site (Buffalo, Erie Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through July 20, 2018.

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 Public Library
Riverside Branch, 820 Tonawanda Street
Buffalo, NY 14207
Phone: 716-875-0562.


Saturday July 21, 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 Main and Hertel Site (Buffalo, Erie Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through July 21, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at:
Frank E. Merriweather, Jr. Library
1324 Jefferson Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14208
Phone: 716-883-4418.


8:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/27123.html
Contact  Megan McCulloch
region9@dec.ny.gov

For more information please call:
Megan McCulloch
EMPact America of New York
716-435-7873

Event Location:
Chestnut Ridge Park
6121 Chestnut Ridge Rd
Orchard Park, NY 14127


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

Discover the hiding spots of caterpillars in the forest and fields of Reinstein Woods.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


11:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
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.


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

Guided Walk: VLOMANKILL TRAIL SOUNDSCAPE

We’ll take a relaxed ramble along the edges of the Vlomankill, enjoying the many sounds of nature: water spilling over rocks, insects and birds calling, the breeze in the branches. We’ll follow the Vlomankill and Fordham’s Crossing trails as they meander in concert with the stream.

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


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

Search for sparrows in the woods, and learn about the eight species that visit here. For adults and children ages 8 and older.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


Monday July 23, 2018
 
 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180523_not4.html
Contact  Peter Frank
NYS DEC, 625 Broadway, 5th Floor, Albany, NY 12233, Phone: (518) 473-9518, E-mail: peter.frank@dec.ny.gov

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Addition of a New Section 190.36 to 6 NYCRR, Northern Catskill Riparian Areas

The proposed regulation will ensure public safety and protect natural resources on the Northern Catskill Riparian Areas.

This notice will be published in the May 23 issue of the State Register. There will be a 60 day public comment period on the proposed rule beginning May 23 and ending on July 23, 2018. Please submit comments to the contact listed above.


Tuesday July 24, 2018
 
 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180530_not0.html
Contact  Matthew Richards
Phone: (631)444-0491 E-mail: fw.marine@dec.ny.gov Please use Shellfish Regulations in the subject line
Location  NYSDEC Division of Marine Resources, 205 N Belle Mead Road, Suite 1 East Setauket, NY 11733 - Map

Pursuant to Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) sections 13-0307 and 13-0319, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has filed a Notice of Proposed Rule Making on May 2, 2018 with the New York State Department of State to amend 6 NYCRR Part 41, Sanitary Condition of Shellfish Lands, regulations pertaining to the classification of shellfish growing areas. This proposed rule will classify as uncertified (closed to shellfish harvest) or seasonally uncertified particular shellfishing areas that do not meet the required bacteriological water quality criteria. Areas that meet those criteria will be reclassified as certified (open to shellfish harvest).

The following areas are affected by the proposed rule: Hempstead (East) Bay, Long Island Sound (outer Hempstead Harbor), Noyack Creek, Cold Spring Pond, Napeague Bay, Northwest Harbor, Great Peconic Bay, Southold Bay, Orient Harbor, and Little Peconic Bay.

This proposed rule is necessary to protect public health. Shellfish areas that do not meet the water quality criteria must be closed to shellfish harvesting to prevent the harvest and consumption of shellfish that may be unsafe for human consumption.

This notice was published in issue 21 of the State Register on May 23, 2018. A 60-day public comment period began May 24, 2018. For more information please contact the person 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

Summer Family Fun is a four-morning program for children ages 2-8

Each summer, the Friends of Five Rivers offers outdoor programs to help parents and children grow in their understanding and appreciation of the natural world through shared activities. Parents or caregivers and children must participate together. Registration is required.

Go to www.friendsoffiverivers.org/node/87 for complete information, including fees and a registration form.


11:00 AM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180516_not0.html
Contact  Marie Barnes, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3251, Phone: (518) 402-8396, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov

NYS DEC proposes to repeal 6 NYCRR Part 243, Transport Rule NOx Ozone Season Trading Program, 6 NYCRR Part 244, Transport Rule NOx Annual Trading Program, and 6 NYCRR Part 245, Transport Rule SO2 Trading Program, and replace the rules with 6 NYCRR Part 243, CSAPR NOx Ozone Season Group 2 Trading Program, 6 NYCRR Part 244, CSAPR NOx Annual Trading Program, and 6 NYCRR Part 245, CSAPR SO2 Group 1 Trading Program. NYS DEC is proposing the new rules in order to allocate emission allowances under the United States Environmental Protection Agency's (US EPA) Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) to regulated entities in New York as well as to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). In addition, NYS DEC proposes to make the attendant changes to Part 200, General Provisions. Further, NYS DEC proposes to submit the new Parts 243, 244 and 245 as well as the revisions to Part 200 to US EPA as a revision to the State Implementation Plan (SIP) for New York State.

Hearings for the proposed rule and attendant revisions to existing rules described above will be held as follows and are scheduled in places that are reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility:

Date: 7/16/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC
625 Broadway, Public Assembly Room 129A/B
Albany, NY 12233

Date: 7/18/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 2 Office
1 Hunter's Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street, Room 834 NYSDOT
Long Island City, NY 11101

Date: 7/24/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 8 Office
6274 Avon-Lima Road (Rtes. 5 and 20), Conference Room
Avon, NY 14414-9516

Written comments on the proposed rule may be submitted until 5:00 p.m. on July 29, 2018 to the contact listed above 

Requests for information and comments related to the SIP revision may be obtained from Robert D. Bielawa, NYSDEC - Division of Air Resources, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3251, Phone: (518) 402-8396, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov. Written statements may be submitted until 5:00 p.m. July 29, 2018.


 
https://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180516_not0.html
Contact  Laura Stevens, NYSDEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3250, Phone (518) 402-8396, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov

NYS DEC is proposing to revise 6 NYCRR Part 251, CO2 Performance Standards for Major Electric Generating Facilities and 6 NYCRR Part 200, General Provisions. The proposed revisions will establish carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions standards for non-modified existing major electric generating facilities, while leaving unchanged the existing CO2 emission standards for new and modified major electric generating facilities. The proposed revisions to Part 200 will updated incorporated references to federal rules.

Hearings for the proposed rule and attendant revisions to existing rules described above will be held as follows and are scheduled in places that are reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility:

Date: 7/16/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC
625 Broadway, Public Assembly Room 129A/B
Albany, NY 12233

Date: 7/18/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 2 Office
1 Hunter's Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street, Room 834 NYSDOT
Long Island City, NY 11101

Date: 7/24/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 8 Office
6274 Avon-Lima Road (Rtes. 5 and 20), Conference Room, Avon, NY 14414-9516

Written comments on the proposed rule may be submitted until 5:00 p.m. on July 29, 2018 to the contact listed above.


Wednesday July 25, 2018
 
10:00 AM
 
https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/113412.html
Contact  Mary Hegarty
treesfortribs@dec.ny.gov

The Trees for Tribs Grant Program will support efforts to reforest New York's tributaries, or small creeks and streams, which flow into and feed larger rivers and lakes. The goal of the program is to support communities in planting young trees and shrubs along stream corridors, also known as riparian areas, to prevent erosion, increase flood water retention, improve wildlife and stream habitat, as well as protect water quality. Applications are due on September 7, 2018.

We are offering a webinar on the grant program on Wednesday, July 25th from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. During the webinar, staff from NYSDEC's Trees for Tribs program will describe grant program requirements, eligible project types, application evaluation and scoring. Staff from Grants Reform will also demonstrate how to apply for the grant using the Grants Gateway.

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Meeting information
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Topic: Trees for Tribs Grant Program
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Time: 10:00 am, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
Meeting Number: 649 182 564
Meeting Password: T4T2018

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To join the online meeting (Now from mobile devices!)
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  1. Go to https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/j.php?MTID=m5c62c10193c6e5fd86da082d3f7bcb63
  2. If requested, enter your name and email address.
  3. If a password is required, enter the meeting password: T4T2018
  4. Click "Join".
  5. After you join the webinar, you will be provided instructions to join the audio conference.



1:00 PM
 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180620_not0.html
Contact  Mark Lowery
NYS DEC, Office of Climate Change, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-1030, Phone: (518) 402-8448, E-mail climatechange@dec.ny.gov
Location  Suffolk County Water Authority Education Center, 260 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge, NY 11788 - Map

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) announces the availability for public review and comment, pursuant to Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) § 3-0301(2)(z), of two guidance documents prepared pursuant to the Community Risk and Resiliency Act (CRRA).

NYS DEC is hosting three public information and comment meetings to provide the public opportunities to learn about and comment on these guidance documents:

Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Suffolk County Water Authority Education Center
260 Motor Parkway
Hauppauge, NY

Written comments: The public is invited to submit written comments on the draft New York State Flood Risk Management Guidance and Guidance for Smart Growth Public Infrastructure Assessment through August 20, 2018 as follows:

  • By email to: climatechange@dec.ny.gov; please include "CRRA Comments" in the subject line of the email.
  • By mail to NYS DEC, Office of Climate Change, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-1030.

Additional information on CRRA is available on DEC's website


6:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Take a guided walk to search for seasonal birds. Bring binoculars if you have them.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


 
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

Hands-on activities enable families to investigate a different nature topic each session. Note: This program will be held at the Julia Boyer Reinstein Library, 1030 Losson Road, Cheektowaga. Contact the library at 716-668-4991 to register.


Thursday July 26, 2018
 
 
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Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed amended decision document, which describes a proposed modification to the cleanup remedy for the Former Cibro Petroleum Terminal Site (Island Park, Nassau Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Comments about the proposal will be accepted through July 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:
Island Park Public Library
176 Long Beach Road
Island Park, NY 11558

Phone: 516-432-0122


 
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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 Former Buffalo Forge Site (Buffalo, Erie Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through July 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:
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: 716-858-8900.


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

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed expedited cleanup of contamination related to the South Island Apartments Site (Green Island, Albany Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through July 26, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at:
Village of Green Island Offices
20 Clinton Street
Green Island, NY 12183

Phone: 518-273-2201


10:00 AM
8:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Enjoy a walk during the full moon as we look for deer in velvet.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


Friday July 27, 2018
 
 
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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 Cohoes/Saratoga Road Site (Cohoes, Albany Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through July 27, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at:
Cohoes Public Library
169 Mohawk Street
Cohoes, NY 12047

Phone: 518-235-2570


 
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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 Former Stow Manufacturing Site (Binghamton, Broome Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through July 27, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at:
Broome County Public Library
185 Court Street
Binghamton, NY 13901

Phone: 607-778-6400


10:00 AM
4:00 PM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/pubs/81196.html
Contact  Division of Water
cfawater@dec.ny.gov

DEC, in conjunction with the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC), is offering grants to municipalities to help pay for the initial planning of eligible Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) water quality projects. Grant funds can be used to pay for engineering services for the production of an engineering report.

Municipalities can apply for the funding through the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) by July 27, 2018 at 4:00 PM.


 
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Contact  Division of Water
user.water@dec.ny.gov

The Water Quality Improvement Project (WQIP) program is a competitive, reimbursement grant program that funds projects that directly address documented water quality impairments.

Applications are accepted through the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) (leaving DEC's website) before 4:00 PM on July 27, 2018.


Saturday July 28, 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

MINERALS, MINERALS, EVERYWHERE

Minerals sustain us as well as plants and animals. This indoor talk will focus on our dependence on minerals and how life on our planet is recorded in some of the fossils you see at Five Rivers. Guest speaker Richard Hartnett has studied geology and paleontology for many years and has collected fossils and minerals from all over the world. He is a former member of the Boston Mineral Club, a past president of the Capital District Mineral Club, and a current member of the Southwest Vermont Mineral Club. He has also led field collecting trips throughout the region.

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


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

Search for seasonal wildflowers, and learn their uses and folklore. For adults and children ages 10 and older.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


Sunday July 29, 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 and IRM Work Plans for a site known as 11075 Walden Avenue, site ID #C915333. This site is located in the Town of Alden, within the County of Erie, and is located at 11075 Walden Avenue. Public comments about the application and draft work plans must be submitted by July 29, 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:
Alden Ewell Free Library
13280 Broadway Street
Alden, NY 14004


 
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Contact  Laura Stevens, NYSDEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3250, Phone (518) 402-8396, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov

NYS DEC is proposing to revise 6 NYCRR Part 251, CO2 Performance Standards for Major Electric Generating Facilities and 6 NYCRR Part 200, General Provisions. The proposed revisions will establish carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions standards for non-modified existing major electric generating facilities, while leaving unchanged the existing CO2 emission standards for new and modified major electric generating facilities. The proposed revisions to Part 200 will updated incorporated references to federal rules.

Written comments on the proposed rule may be submitted until 5:00 p.m. on July 29, 2018 to the contact listed above.

Hearings for the proposed rule and attendant revisions to existing rules described above will be held as follows and are scheduled in places that are reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility:

Date: 7/16/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC
625 Broadway, Public Assembly Room 129A/B
Albany, NY 12233

Date: 7/18/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 2 Office
1 Hunter's Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street, Room 834 NYSDOT
Long Island City, NY 11101

Date: 7/24/2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 8 Office
6274 Avon-Lima Road (Rtes. 5 and 20), Conference Room, Avon, NY 14414-9516


 
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Contact  Marie Barnes, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3251, Phone: (518) 402-8396, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov

NYS DEC proposes to repeal 6 NYCRR Part 243, Transport Rule NOx Ozone Season Trading Program, 6 NYCRR Part 244, Transport Rule NOx Annual Trading Program, and 6 NYCRR Part 245, Transport Rule SO2 Trading Program, and replace the rules with 6 NYCRR Part 243, CSAPR NOx Ozone Season Group 2 Trading Program, 6 NYCRR Part 244, CSAPR NOx Annual Trading Program, and 6 NYCRR Part 245, CSAPR SO2 Group 1 Trading Program. NYS DEC is proposing the new rules in order to allocate emission allowances under the United States Environmental Protection Agency's (US EPA) Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) to regulated entities in New York as well as to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). In addition, NYS DEC proposes to make the attendant changes to Part 200, General Provisions. Further, NYS DEC proposes to submit the new Parts 243, 244 and 245 as well as the revisions to Part 200 to US EPA as a revision to the State Implementation Plan (SIP) for New York State.

Written comments on the proposed rule may be submitted until 5:00 p.m. on July 29, 2018 to the contact listed above 

Requests for information and comments related to the SIP revision may be obtained from Robert D. Bielawa, NYSDEC - Division of Air Resources, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3251, Phone: (518) 402-8396, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov. Written statements may be submitted until 5:00 p.m. July 29, 2018.


Monday July 30, 2018
 
 
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Contact  Teresa Diehsner
NYSDEC - Division of Environmental Permits, 625 Broadway, 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-1750

Notice of Comment Period Extension
Village of Kiryas Joel Wastewater Treatment Plant
DEC ID 3-3340-00078/00001 SPDES NY0250520

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) is pursuing a renewal and modification to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit NY0002275 pursuant to 6NYCRR Part 750-1.18, NYS DEC's Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy. A Notice of Complete Application was published in the Environmental Notice Bulletin on April 18, 2018, with the public comment period ending on April 30, 2018. The public comment period will be extended until July 30, 2018.

Written comments must be submitted to the contact listed above by close of business July 30, 2018


6:30 PM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/press/114195.html
Contact  Maureen Davison
NYSDEC, 205 Belle Mead Road, Suite #1, East Setauket, New York 11733. Phone: 631-444-0483 Email: FW.Marine@dec.ny.gov

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today that the agency is holding a series of meetings across the State's Marine and Coastal District in July and August to gather feedback from key stakeholders about the State's current commercial fishing licensing system and ideas for reforms to modernize and improve the program.

The public meetings, led by the marine fisheries consultant, will offer the opportunity for commercial fishermen and stakeholders to ask questions and provide their insight on the current licensing system. Currently scheduled stakeholder meetings can be found on DEC's website.

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For an updated list of meeting notices, including Montauk, visit DEC's website.

DEC will accept comments on the Marine Commercial Licensing System until September 15, 2018. Comments can be submitted by email to FW.Marine@dec.ny.gov with subject line "GLP Permits," or by mail to the contact listed above.

The meetings are accessible to people with language differences and/or disabilities. A person who needs an interpretive or disability-related accommodation or modification to participate in the meeting may make a request to the contact listed above


Tuesday July 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

Summer Family Fun is a four-morning program for children ages 2-8

Each summer, the Friends of Five Rivers offers outdoor programs to help parents and children grow in their understanding and appreciation of the natural world through shared activities. Parents or caregivers and children must participate together. Registration is required.

Go to www.friendsoffiverivers.org/node/87 for complete information, including fees and a registration form.


6:30 PM
Contact  Edward Rath
edward.rath@erie.gov or (716) 858-8676

Location: American Legion Post 838, 5850 Goodrich Road, Clarence Center, NY 14032

Legislator Ed Rath and DEC present a community conversation on easy ways to live in peace with our wild neighbors. This event includes a short presentation from DEC and a community wildlife exhibition. Doors open at 6:00 PM and the DEC presentation begins at 6:30 PM.


 
https://www.dec.ny.gov/press/114195.html
Contact  Maureen Davison
NYSDEC, 205 Belle Mead Road, Suite #1, East Setauket, New York 11733. Phone: 631-444-0483 Email: FW.Marine@dec.ny.gov

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today that the agency is holding a series of meetings across the State's Marine and Coastal District in July and August to gather feedback from key stakeholders about the State's current commercial fishing licensing system and ideas for reforms to modernize and improve the program.

The public meetings, led by the marine fisheries consultant, will offer the opportunity for commercial fishermen and stakeholders to ask questions and provide their insight on the current licensing system. Currently scheduled stakeholder meetings can be found on DEC's website.

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For an updated list of meeting notices, including Montauk, visit DEC's website.

DEC will accept comments on the Marine Commercial Licensing System until September 15, 2018. Comments can be submitted by email to FW.Marine@dec.ny.gov with subject line "GLP Permits," or by mail to the contact listed above.

The meetings are accessible to people with language differences and/or disabilities. A person who needs an interpretive or disability-related accommodation or modification to participate in the meeting may make a request to the contact listed above


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