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Week of 11 March, 2018
Sunday - 3/11
 WNY Sport and Travel Expo
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



Monday - 3/12
 Draft Investigation Plan - The Huguenot Site (New Rochelle) 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 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 - 3/13
8:15 AMUrban Forestry: Best Management for Oak Wilt
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 PMPUBLIC MEETING CANCELLED - Upper Delaware River System Trout Fishery Meeting
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 PMAvailability Session-Saranac Lake Gas Co. Site (Saranac Lake) - Cleanup to Begin
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.



 Public Meeting CANCELLED-Prop. Amended Remedy-Perfection Plating (Watervliet)
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 - 3/14
 No Further Action Proposed - B. Millens Scrapyard (Kingston) 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 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 PMState of Lake Ontario Fisheries meeting
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.  


 Public Meeting - Proposed Cleanup - Qualitrol Company Site (Fairport)
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 PMPublic Meeting-Prop. Cleanup-NYSEG-Plattsburg Saranac St. MGP Site (Plattsburgh)
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 - 3/15
9:00 AMHudson River Estuary Management Advisory Committe (HREMAC)
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 PMReinstein Woods: After School Escape
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 PMPublic Meeting - Proposed Cleanup - Temco Uniforms Site (West Haverstraw)
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 - 3/16
 Brownfield Application - 702 Nostrand Ave. Site (Brooklyn) Comment Deadline
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.



 Comment Deadline - Dolomite Products Co., Inc. - LeRoy Quarry Expansion
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.



 Proposed Cleanup - 1030 East Dominick St. Site (Rome) 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 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.



 Proposed Cleanup - 701 Lawrence and Martin St. Site (Rome) 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 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 AMUrban Forestry: Protecting the Urban Forest
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 PMDeadline: Watershed Flood Mitigation Assessment
http://neiwpcc.org/
Contact  Hudson River Estuary Program
hrep@dec.ny.gov

Saturday - 3/17
 BCP App. & Draft Cleanup Plan - 147-07 94th Ave. Site (Queens) Comment Deadline
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 AMReinstein Woods: Green and Clean Workshop
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 PMReinstein Woods: Woods Walk - Nature Guide's Choice
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 PMFive Rivers - Family Fun: Maple Sugar Open House
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.



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