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Study Area - City of Corning, Steuben County

NYSDEC Project ID 851046

Corning Incorporated has entered into an Order on Consent with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) to characterize the nature and extent of fill material in the Study Area, which is bounded by Pyrex St., East Pulteney St., Post Creek, and the Chemung River. NYSDEC has established this web page to provide the public with information on the investigation activities.

Public Involvement Activities

Corning Incorporated prepared the following plan as required by NYSDEC to help the public stay informed:

NYSDEC held public meetings and availability sessions about the project in July and October, 2014.

Additional public meetings will be held at later stages of the project as necessary and will be announced here.

Document Access Information

Information regarding access to other pertinent documents not linked to this page is provided below.

NYSDEC Fact Sheets

The links below provide access to a Fact Sheet prepared by NYSDEC; and, a Questions and Answers document prepared by NYSDEC and the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH).

Work Plan Documents

Complete copies of the documents listed on this web page and other documents pertaining to the Study Area Characterization, are available in hard copy for public review at the following locations:

  • Southeast Steuben County Library
    300 Nasser Civic Center Plaza
    Suite 101
    Corning, NY 14830
    607-936-3713
  • NYSDEC
    Region 8 Office
    6274 East Avon-Lima Rd.
    Avon, NY 14414
    Contact Linda Vera for an appointment
    585-226-5324

Additional information regarding the Study Area Characterization project may be obtained by contacting NYSDEC's Avon Office at 585-226-2466 or NYSDEC's Albany Office at 518-402-9814. Also, a link to to pertinent information from Corning Incorporated regarding the Study Area Characterization is provided in the right column.


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