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Week of 4 February, 2018
Sunday - 2/4
No Scheduled Events
Monday - 2/5
 Comment Deadline - New 6 NYCRR Part 492, Climate Smart Community Projects
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20171206_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

NYS DEC is proposing a new 6 NYCRR Part 492, Climate Smart Community Projects, describing "clean vehicle projects" and "climate adaptation and mitigation projects," authorized by Environmental Conservation Law §§ 54-1511, 54-1521, and 54-1523.

The public is invited to submit written comments on the proposed Part 492 through February 5, 2018. Written comments can be submitted to the contact listed above.

Published Notices in the December 6, 2017 issue of the Environmental Notice Bulletin, indicated that public comment would be received until 45 days after publication of the Notices. Please note that the public comment periods for these Notices have been extended until February 5, 2018. http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180117_not0.html



 Proposed Cleanup-Schmuckler's Dry Cleaners 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 proposed remedy to address contamination related to the Schmuckler's Dry Cleaners Site (New Rochelle, Westchester Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Comments about the proposal will be accepted through February 5, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: New Rochelle Public Library, 1 Liberty Plaza, New Rochelle, NY 10801; phone: 914-632-7878.



Tuesday - 2/6
No Scheduled Events
Wednesday - 2/7
6:00 PMPublic Hearing on Permit Application for Sealand Waste, LLC Project
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/112351.html
Contact  Charles Cranston, Division of Environmental Permits
Phone: 716-379-6415; E-mail: R9DEP@dec.ny.gov

NYSDEC will hold a public hearing on permit applications received for the Sealand Waste, LLC proposed project located at 309 Dodge Road in Frewsburg, NY 14738.  The public hearing will be held on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the following meeting location:

Frewsburg Middle/High School Auditorium
26 Institute Street
Frewsburg, NY

Any person interested in making a comment is encouraged to attend the public hearing on February 7, 2018.
Written statements can be submitted by mail to the attention of: Charles Cranston, NYSDEC Environmental Permits, 182 East Union, Suite 3, Allegany, NY 14706-1328 or by E-mail to R9DEP@dec.ny.gov  Deadline for written comments is Monday, February 12, 2018.

The Draft DEIS can also be accessed through the applicant's website at: www.sealandwaste.com/application-documents

Note: In the event the Frewsburg School District closes for the day or closes early due to weather, the hearing will be rescheduled to Thursday, February 8, 2018.



Thursday - 2/8
10:30 AMCSC Webinar: Supporting Green Business in Your Community
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  Office of Climate Change
climatechange@dec.ny.gov

Would you like to support the expansion of green businesses in your community? Local leaders can play a key role in helping green businesses thrive in their communities through planning, outreach, and incentives. Two programs available in New York to support businesses in becoming more sustainable are DEC’s New York Green Business program and the Green Business Partnership.

This Climate Smart Communities webinar will describe the benefits of promoting and participating in these two programs. Speakers will discuss how local governments can leverage these programs to support the growth of green businesses in their communities.

Attendance at this event is only available online. Please see the URL under "Additional Information" for details on how to use your computer to connect the webinar.



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.



Friday - 2/9
 BCP Application & Inv. Plan - 820 Linden Ave. Site (Pittsford) 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 Investigation Work Plan for a site known as 820 Linden Ave Site, site ID #C828200. This site is located in the Town of Pittsford, within the County of Monroe, and is located at 820 Linden Ave.

Comments about the application and draft investigation work plan must be submitted no later than February 9, 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: Pittsford Community Library, 24 State Street, Pittsford, 14534.



 Proposed Cleanup - Ever Nu Metal Site (Brooklyn) 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 expedited cleanup activities to address contamination related to the Ever Nu Metal Site (20th St., Brooklyn), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through February 9, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Brooklyn Public Library, Park Slope Library, Attn: Stephanie Brueckel, 431 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215; phone: 718-832-1853  --and-- Brooklyn Community Board 7, 4201 4th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11232; phone: 718-854-0003.



 Proposed Cleanup-South Island Apts. Site (Green Island) 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 South Island Apartments Site (Osgood Ave., Green Island), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through February 9, 2017.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" 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.



Saturday - 2/10
9:30 AMFive Rivers - Family Fun: Fur, Fluff and Fun!
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: FUR, FLUFF AND FUN!

How do animals keep warm in the cold winter? Where is the bear? How about the hare? And the Blue Jay, does she go away? Beaver, coyote, rabbit or deer, what is the warmest pelt you’ve ever felt? Come check out some of the furs we have at Five Rivers and see who’s at the bird feeders too!

NOTE: We are unable to accommodate organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) at our public programs. Please call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to schedule a separate program for your group.



1:00 PMFive Rivers - Got a Question? Ask a Naturalist
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

Got a Question?

Did you find, see or hear something cool outside and want to know more about it? Ask a Naturalist! A Five Rivers educator will be on hand in the Visitor Center’s Exhibit Hall to answer, or help find answers to questions you may have.

NOTE: We are unable to accommodate organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) at our public programs. Please call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to schedule a separate program for your group.



 Reinstein Woods: Winter Wonderland in the Woods
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

Discover the woods in winter! Try snowshoes or cross-country skis for free, go on a winter scavenger hunt, and make snow art. Enjoy ice-fishing demonstrations, winter crafts for kids, and more! Refreshments for sale. For more information, visit www.reinsteinwoods.org or call 716-683-5959. No registration required.



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