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Week of 22 December, 2013
Sunday - 12/22
No Scheduled Events
Monday - 12/23
 Comment Period Ends - Prohibited and Regulated Invasive Species Regulations
http://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/2359.html
Contact  Leslie Surprenant
NYSDEC, Invasive Species Coordination Unit, 625 Broadway, Floor 5, Albany, NY 12233

These regulations, once implemented, are expected to help control invasive species, a form of biological pollution, by reducing the introduction of new and spread of existing populations, thereby having a positive impact on the environment.



 Proposed Cleanup of West 28th Street Site (Manhattan) Comment Period Ends
http://content.govdelivery.com/attachments/NYSDEC/2013/11/0...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@gw.dec.state.ny.us

DEC invites public comment about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the West 28th Street Site (Manhattan), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Comments regarding the application must be submitted no later than December 23, 2013.

Project documents can be reviewed at New York Public Library, Muhlenberg Branch, 209 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011-2379, (212) 924-1585.



Tuesday - 12/24
No Scheduled Events
Wednesday - 12/25
No Scheduled Events
Thursday - 12/26
4:30 PMAfter-School Escape
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  rwnp@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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.



Friday - 12/27
 BCP Application for 291 Homer St. Site (Olean) Comment Period Ends
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20131127_not9.html
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@gw.dec.state.ny.us

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan from MJ Painting Contractor Corp. for a site known as 291 Homer Street, site ID #C905042. This site is located in the City of Olean, within the County of Cattaraugus, and is located at 291 and 299 Homer Street. Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than December 27, 2013. Click link at "Additional Information" above to learn how to comment.

The application can be reviewed at: Olean Public Library, 134 North 2nd Street, Olean, NY 14760-2583.



Saturday - 12/28
 BCP Application/Work Plan 85 Skillman St. Site (Brooklyn) Comment Period Ends
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20131113_not2.html
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@gw.dec.state.ny.us

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and a Remedial Action Work Plan from Skillman Suites LLC for a site known as 85 Skillman Street - Former Junk Yard, site ID #C224183. This site is located in the City of New York, within Kings County, at 85 Skillman Street. Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than December 28, 2013. Click link at "Additional Information" above to learn how to comment.

The application can be reviewed at: Brooklyn Public Library - Marcy Branch, 617 DeKalb Ave. at Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11216. 



10:30 AMLearn to Cross-Country Ski
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  rwnp@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Learn the basics of cross-country skiing before going on a short guided ski tour. Ski rental = $5.00/person; Friends of Reinstein members = $2.00. Registration required; call 716-683-5959. Event held at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center; 93 Honorine Drive Depew, NY 14043.



2:00 PMFamily Fun: Tracks by Snowshoe
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
5rivers@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Join us for a beginner’s tracking outing, and see how easy it is to find animal tracks in the snow. We will start with an indoor presentation to learn some quick tips for track identification then head out on the trails to embrace the sights and sounds of the season. A brief instruction in the use of snowshoes will be provided. In the event of insufficient snow, this program will be conducted on foot. Parent(s) and child(ren) must accompany each other. This program is free of charge, but space is limited. Please call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 by Tuesday, December 24 to reserve snowshoes and/or to register.



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