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Week of 25 June, 2017
Sunday - 6/25
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Monday - 6/26
 2017 Consolidated Funding Application Workshop
https://regionalcouncils.ny.gov/genericcfa/2017-cfa-worksho...
Contact  Regional Economic Development Council

As part of Governor Cuomo’s plan to improve the state’s economic development model, the NYS Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) streamlines and expedites the grant application process. It offers a single entry point for access to funding from multiple state agencies for economic development, community revitalization, and environmental improvements.

As part of the 2017 CFA, a series of workshops is offered across the state to provide potential applicants with additional information on individual funding programs offered, as well as an opportunity to ask questions and discuss project ideas with program representatives. Workshops are being held during May and June.

The workshop schedule is available here: https://regionalcouncils.ny.gov/genericcfa/2017-cfa-workshops.

NYSDEC is offering the following funding programs through the 2017 CFA:



 Comment Deadline - NYSDEC Region 3 to Issue General Permit GP-3-17-001
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170614_not3.html
Contact  John Petronella, NYS DEC - Region 3 Office, Division of Environmental Permits
21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561, E-mail: dep.R3@dec.state.ny.us.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) - Region 3 proposes to issue General Permit GP-3-17-001. This General Permit will authorize Towns, Villages, Cities and Counties located with Region 3 of the NYSDEC to conduct various activities including:

  • Bank and channel stabilization for transportation related construction activities.
  • Culvert and Bridge replacement and rehabilitation.
  • Rehabilitation and repair of existing transportation facilities.
  • Survey and exploratory activities.
  • Debris and gravel removal.

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing no later than 06/26/2017 or 15 days after the publication date of this notice, whichever is later, to the contact listed above.



 Erie/Niagara Counties-2010 Natl Ambient Air Quality Report-Comment Deadline
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170524_not0.html
Contact  Robert D. Bielawa, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, 11th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-3251, Phone: (518) 402-8396, E-mail: dar.sips@dec.ny.gov

NYS DEC plans to submit "40 CFR 51.1205(b) Report; Erie and Niagara Counties; Sulfur Dioxide; 2010 National Ambient Air Quality Standard" to US EPA by July 1, 2017. This proposed report satisfies the requirements of 40 CFR 51.1205(b) by demonstrating that Erie and Niagara Counties continue to attain the 2010 SO2 NAAQS and recommends that no additional modeling is needed.

This proposed report can be found on the NYS DEC public website.

Written comments should be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on June 26, 2017.  To request a hard copy, or with questions, please use the contact information above.



Tuesday - 6/27
6:00 PMHearing - (Albany, NY) 6NYCRR/Part 232-Perchloroethylene Dry Clean Facilities
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170510_not0.html
Contact  Eric Wade, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3250, Phone: (518) 402-8403, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Central Office, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY - Map

The Department is proposing to repeal and replace existing Part 232, entitled: "Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Facilities," of Title 6 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules and Regulation of the State of New York (6 NYCRR).

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

Date: June 27, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: NYS DEC
625 Broadway, Public Assembly Room 129A/B
Albany, NY 12233

Date: June 28, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Reinstein Woods Environmental Education Center
Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
93 Honorine Drive
Depew, NY 14043

Date: June 29, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: SUNY @ Stony Brook
50 Circle Road, Room B02
Stony Brook, NY 11790

Date: June 30, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT)
1 Hunter's Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street, Room 834
Long Island City, NY 11101

NYS DEC will provide interpreter services for deaf persons at no charge. Written requests for interpreter services are required and should be submitted by June 20, 2017, to: Richard McAuley, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources, 625 Broadway, Albany NY 12233-3250, Phone: (518) 402-8438, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov.

Written comments on the proposed rule may be submitted to the contact listed above until 5:00 p.m. on July 7, 2017.



6:30 PMStatus of Lake Erie and Niagara River Fisheries - Blasdell, Erie County
http://www.dec.ny.gov/press/110376.html
Contact  Don Einhouse, Lake Erie Unit Leader
(716) 366-0228

The free seminar will take place at:

Woodlawn Beach State Park's Lodge
3580 Lakeshore Rd
Blasdell, NY 14219.

The meeting will begin with an informal discussion and poster exhibits. This will be followed by a series of presentations on Lake Erie and the Upper Niagara River fisheries topics, including an opportunity for angler input on a variety fisheries management activities such as a newly released steelhead management plan. The meeting will conclude with questions and an open discussion.



Wednesday - 6/28
6:00 PMHearing - (Depew, NY) 6NYCRR/Part 232-Perchloroethylene Dry Clean Facilities
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170510_not0.html
Contact  Eric Wade, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3250, Phone: (518) 402-8403, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

The Department is proposing to repeal and replace existing Part 232, entitled: "Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Facilities," of Title 6 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules and Regulation of the State of New York (6 NYCRR).

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

Date: June 28, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Reinstein Woods Environmental Education Center
Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
93 Honorine Drive
Depew, NY 14043

Date: June 29, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: SUNY @ Stony Brook
50 Circle Road, Room B02
Stony Brook, NY 11790

Date: June 30, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT)
1 Hunter's Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street, Room 834
Long Island City, NY 11101

NYS DEC will provide interpreter services for deaf persons at no charge. Written requests for interpreter services are required and should be submitted by June 20, 2017, to: Richard McAuley, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources, 625 Broadway, Albany NY 12233-3250, Phone: (518) 402-8438, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov.

Written comments on the proposed rule may be submitted to the contact listed above until 5:00 p.m. on July 7, 2017.



Thursday - 6/29
4:30 AMReinstein Woods: After-School Escape
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov; (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.



1:00 PMFive Rivers: Monarch Larva Monitoring Project (MLMP)
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Date/Time: Thursdays, June 1 through October 12, from 1:00 to 2:00 PM

Citizen Science: Monarch Larva Monitoring Project (MLMP)

Take part in ongoing research on monarch butterflies. For more than 15 years, data collected at Five Rivers has been contributed to this continent-wide citizen science project conducted through the University of Minnesota. The goal of the MLMP is to better understand how and why monarch populations vary, with a focus on their distribution and abundance during the breeding season in North America. Volunteers in the United States, Canada and Mexico aid in conserving monarchs and advance understanding of butterfly ecology and migration in general. Meet at the Nature’s Accessible Backyard Trail kiosk, at the south end of our parking lot. Go to www.mlmp.org to learn about the project.



6:00 PMHearing -(Stoney Brook, NY) Part 232-Perchloroethylene Dry Clean Facilities
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170510_not0.html
Contact  Eric Wade, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3250, Phone: (518) 402-8403, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Region 1 Offices, 50 Circle Road, Stony Brook, New York 11790 - Map

The Department is proposing to repeal and replace existing Part 232, entitled: "Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Facilities," of Title 6 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules and Regulation of the State of New York (6 NYCRR).

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

Date: June 29, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: SUNY @ Stony Brook
50 Circle Road, Room B02
Stony Brook, NY 11790

Date: June 30, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT)
1 Hunter's Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street, Room 834
Long Island City, NY 11101

NYS DEC will provide interpreter services for deaf persons at no charge. Written requests for interpreter services are required and should be submitted by June 20, 2017, to: Richard McAuley, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources, 625 Broadway, Albany NY 12233-3250, Phone: (518) 402-8438, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov.

Written comments on the proposed rule may be submitted to the contact listed above until 5:00 p.m. on July 7, 2017.



6:30 PMMeeting on Stockport Habitat Management Plan
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/103586.html
Contact  Bureau of Wildlife
yfwildlife@dec.ny.gov

NYSDEC will host a public availability session to provide information on a recently finalized habitat management plan for Stockport Wildlife Management Area (WMA) located in the Towns of Stockport and Greenport, Columbia 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. The plan can be viewed at http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/103586.html.

Meeting Location:
Stockport Town Hall
2787 Atlantic Avenue
Hudson, NY 12534

For more information, contact Selinda Brandon at 607-652-2302.



 East River Oil Spill Town Hall in NYC

Join Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou community members, conEd, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation for an East River Oil Spill Town Hall. A discussion on the recent conEd oil spill and its environmental impacts on our communities.

Thursday 29th June - 6:30 pm

Where: South Street Seaport Museum Gallery, 213 Water St.

In collaboration with: conEd - NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
Manhattan Community Board 1 - Manhattan Community Board 3 - Lower East Side Ecology Center & Congressmember Nydia Velazquez - Congressmember Jerry Nadler - Congressmember Carolyn Maloney Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer - State Senator Daniel Squadron - State Senator Brad Hoylman - Assemblymember Brian Kavanagh - Assemblymember Joseph Lentol - Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon -
Councilmember Margaret Chin - Councilmember Stephen Levin

Special thanks to the South Street Seaport Museum for hosting this event



Friday - 6/30
 Proposed Cleanup - Fmr. Glenwood Power Plant (Yonkers) Public Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about proposed activities to address contamination related to the Former Glenwood Power Plant Site (Yonkers, Westchester Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through June 30, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Yonkers Public Library, Attn: John Favreau, One Larkin Center, Yonkers, NY 10701; phone: 914-375-7940.



 Proposed Cleanup - Keller Hotel Site (Manhattan) Public Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about proposed cleanup activities to address contamination related to the Keller Hotel Site (Barrow St., Manhattan), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through June 30, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: New York Public Library, Hudson Park Branch, Attn: Miranda Murray, 66 Leroy Street, New York, NY 10014; phone: 212-243-6876  --and--  Manhattan Community Board 2, 3 Washington Square Village, #1A, New York, NY 10012; phone: 212-979-2272.



6:00 PMHearing -(Long Island City, NY) Part232-Perchloroethylene Dry Clean Facilities
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20170510_not0.html
Contact  Eric Wade, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3250, Phone: (518) 402-8403, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Region 2 Offices, 47-40 21st Street, Long Island City, NY 11101 - Map

The Department is proposing to repeal and replace existing Part 232, entitled: "Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Facilities," of Title 6 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules and Regulation of the State of New York (6 NYCRR).

Hearing for the proposed rule and attendant revisions to existing rules will be held as follows and is scheduled in a place that is reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility:

Date: June 30, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT)
1 Hunter's Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street, Room 834
Long Island City, NY 11101

NYS DEC will provide interpreter services for deaf persons at no charge. Written requests for interpreter services are required and should be submitted by June 20, 2017, to: Richard McAuley, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources, 625 Broadway, Albany NY 12233-3250, Phone: (518) 402-8438, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov.

Written comments on the proposed rule may be submitted to the contact listed above until 5:00 p.m. on July 7, 2017.



Saturday - 7/1
 Proposed Cleanup - 2420 & 2430 Amsterdam Ave. Site (Manhattan) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about proposed activities to address contamination related to the 2420 and 2430 Amsterdam Avenue Site (Manhattan), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through July 1, 2017.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the proposal and how to comment (fact sheet available in English and Espanol).

Project documents can be reviewed at: Fort Washington Library, Attn: Kenneth Wright or Sumie Otu, 535 West 179th Street, New York, NY 10033; phone: 212-927-3533  --and--  Manhattan Community Board 12, Attn: Ebenezer Smith, 530 West 166th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10032; phone: 212-568-8500.



10:00 AMReinstein Woods: Forest Bathing
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov; (716) 683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Enjoy the latest--and oldest--in health trends. This walk will focus on the sights, sounds and smells of the forest to induce relaxation while easing anxiety and stress. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.



1:00 PMReinstein Woods: Woods Walk: Reading the Signs
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov; (716) 683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Join a guided nature walk to look for tracks, scat and other animal clues. No registration required.



2:00 PMFive Rivers - Citizen Science: Annual Butterfly Census
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Date/Time: Saturday, July 1, 2:00 PM

Citizen Science: ANNUAL BUTTERFLY CENSUS

What’s red, white and blue and flutters in the wind? It and others like it are flying all over the grounds. Come join our annual census of local butterflies as we gently catch, identify and release specimens unharmed. Nets are welcome. Parents and children must accompany each other.

Please call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register for this program by Friday, June 30.



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