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Albany South End - Updating the Community

Community engagement is an important component of the study. DEC is committed to keeping the community informed about the study and its progress and committed to providing a forum to receive community input and feedback.

On July 28, 2017 DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos joined local leaders at the Ezra Prentice Homes in Albany to announce the start of the air monitoring study in Albany's South End. View highlights from the press briefing which show the fixed monitoring station at Ezra Prentice Homes and staff using the portable instruments.

Community Presentations

DEC staff have presented various components of the study through a series of presentations in the community

First presentation to the community about the Study - August 31, 2016 (PDF 1.2 MB, 11 pgs)

Study goals and pollutants and proposed monitoring locations - January 18, 2017 (PDF 438 KB, 19 pgs).

Portable monitoring instruments and pollutants - March 8, 2017 (PDF 2.3 MB, 34 pgs)

A summary of the first two presentations - March 27, 2017 (PDF 3.5 MB, 41 pgs)

How staff plan to evaluate the study data collected and information on health outcomes of pollutants measured in the study - August 7 & 9, 2017 (PDF 1.4 MB, 40 pgs)

Study update to the community - evaluating traffic information and benzene sampling - January 10 and 18, 2018 (PDF 1.15 MB, 49 pgs)

Students from the STEP program meet with Commissioner Seggos
Commissioner Basil Seggos meeting students participating
in community sampling from the University at Albany's
Science & Technology Entry Program.

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