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Week of 1 December, 2013
Wednesday - 12/4
Public Comment Ends on Proposed Regulation of Liquified Natural Gas Facilities http://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/93069.html Contact DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation email@example.com NOTE: Public Comment Period Extended
DEC is proposing the addition of Part 570 to State regulations to establish a permitting program for the safe siting, construction, and operation of liquified natural gas (LNG) facilities and transportation of LNG in New York.
Written comments may now be submitted about the proposed rule through 5 p.m. on December 4, 2013.
Click on the web link above for additional information including links to the proposed rule, how to comment, and dates and locations of scheduled public meetings and public hearing.
6:30 PM Public Meeting on the Draft Tug Hill North UMP http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/74515.html Contact Lowville Lands and Forests Office firstname.lastname@example.org
Copenhagen Central School cafeteria,
3020 Mechanic Street, Copenhagen, NY
The purpose of the meeting is to collect comment about the draft unit management plan, discuss the units history, ecology and current uses, such as forest product sales and recreational use. DEC invites municipalities and community members to comment on the draft UMP and play an active role in finalizing the long-range vision and specific goals for management of these lands. Items which are proposed include enhanced access to the lands, promoting recreational activities such as hiking, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, horseback riding, and more, that benefit the regional economy.
Thursday - 12/5
Proposed Cleanup Activities for 5140 Site (Yorkville) Comment Period Ends http://content.govdelivery.com/attachments/NYSDEC/2013/11/0... Contact DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation email@example.com
DEC invites public comment about a proposed expedited cleanup of contamination related to the 5140 Site, within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. The site is located at 5140 Commercial Drive, Yorkville, Oneida County.
Comments regarding the cleanup proposal will be accepted through December 5, 2013.
Project documents are available for review at the New York Mills Library, 399 Main Street, New York Mills, NY 13417 (315) 736-5391.
9:30 AM Post-Flood Emergency Stream Intervention Training http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/86450.html Contact Maria Katchmar firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 518-402-8044
DEC and the Upper Susquehanna Coalition will be conducting two free (4) four hour Post-Flood Emergency Stream Intervention training sessions for municipal officials, municipal equipment operators, and other interested entities. Sign up early to attend one of these free sessions:
December 5, 2013 , Oriskany NY, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM (Register by December 2) December 11, 2013 , Herkimer NY, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM (Register by December 9) 2.0 Professional Development Hours are available at course completion.
4:00 PM Urban Forestry Round 12 Grant Deadline http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/5285.html Contact Division of Lands and Forests email@example.com
Urban Forestry Grants are due by December 5, 2013.
4:30 PM After-School Escape http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week. For children in grades K through 5. No registration required. Event held at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Drive Depew, NY 14043.
7:30 PM Tivoli Bays Talks, The Hudson Valley before Columbus Contact 845-889-4745 ext 109 DEC Hudson River Estuary Program naturalist Tom Lake will use Indian artifacts to explain what life was like for Native Americans before European settlement.
Tivoli Free Library, Watts dePeyster Hall, 86 Broadway, Tivoli, New York 12583
Friday - 12/6
Amended Cleanup Proposal for West Side Corp. Site (Jamaica) Comment Period Ends Contact DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation email@example.com
DEC invites public comment about an amended cleanup proposal to address contamination related to the West Side Corporation - Operable Unit No. 2 (OU2) Site (Jamaica, Queens), within New York's State Superfund Program. The site is located at 107-110 180th Street, Jamaica, Queens. OU2 stands for the off-site area where groundwater has been impacted by solvents.
Comments regarding the amended cleanup proposal must be submitted no later than December 6, 2013.
Project documents can be reviewed at the Queens Borough Public Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11432 (718) 990-0778.
BCP Application for South Shore Outdoor Site (Islip) Comment Period Ends http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20131106_not1.html
DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from Fifth & Candlewood LLC; Floramar, Inc.; Florence Sobel; and South Shore Outdoor Store,
Inc. for a site known as the South Shore Outdoor, site ID #C152228. This site is located in the City of Islip, within the County of Suffolk, and is located at 1760 Fifth Avenue. Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than December 6, 2013. Click link at "Additional Information" above to learn how to comment.
The application can be reviewed at: Brentwood Public Library; 34 2nd Avenue, Brentwood, NY 11717.