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ENB - Region 2 Notices 7/22/2009

Public Notice

Pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law sections 11-0303, 13-0105, 13-0340-b and 13-0340-f, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) hereby gives notice of the following:

Notice of Adoption to amend 6 NYCRR Section 40.1 of Title 6 NYCRR Marine Fish Pertaining to the Recreation Harvest of Summer Flounder and Black Sea Bass. This notice will be published in issue 29 of the State Register, dated July 22, 2009.

For further information, contact:

Stephen W. Heins
NYS DEC - Marine Resources Headquarters
205 North Belle Meade Road, Suite 1
East Setauket, NY 11733-3400
Phone: (631) 444-0435
E-mail: swheins@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Brownfield Cleanup Program

Site Name: Hudson Mews Property-Marty Fine Parcel

Site No.: C231065

Site Address: 403 West 37th Street and 501-505 9th Avenue, New York, NY 10018

County: New York

Requestor: 402 West 38th Street Corporation

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) administers the Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) pursuant to State Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) §27-1400 et seq. The BCP was created to encourage the remediation and redevelopment of contaminated properties known as brownfields. The requestor (named above) has submitted a BCP application asking that this site be admitted into the BCP.

NYS DEC will accept public comments concerning the application. A copy of the application and other appropriate documents (application package) is available in the site document repository location at the address indicated below.

NYS DEC will review the application package and public comments received and then make a determination on the eligibility of the application.

Comments should be submitted by August 28, 2009 to:

James Quinn
NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation
625 Broadway, 12th Floor
Albany, New York 12233-7016

Repository address:

New York City Public Library - Columbus Branch
742 10th Avenue
New York, NY 10019-7019
Phone: (212) 586-5098


Notice of Document Availability and Public Meeting with Comment Period

Project Title: Bronx River Waterbody/Watershed Facility Plan Report, July 2009

County: Bronx

Lead Agency: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) - Division of Water, Albany

Brief Description: Under a 2005 Consent Order with the NYS DEC, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP) has prepared a Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Waterbody/Watershed Facility Plan (WWFP) for the Bronx River which flows into the East River. The WWFP outlines the work that has been done to-date and future plans for improving water quality in the Bronx River, including installation of floatables control facilities on several combined sewer outfalls into the Bronx River. The WWFP is the first step in the process of meeting water quality standards. The Long Term Control Plan (LTCP), prepared in accordance with the USEPA CSO Policy, will be developed by the NYC DEP upon approval of the WWFP by NYS DEC.

Public Meeting: Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. at the Bronx District Attorney's Litigation Training Room, Third Floor, 198 161st Street, Bronx, NY 10451

Document Repositories: Three copies of the Bronx River WWFP Report are available for viewing at the offices of the:

Bronx River Alliance
1 Bronx River Parkway
Bronx, NY 10462
Attention: Linda Cox
Phone: (718) 430-4665

New York Public Library - Soundview Branch
660 Soundview Avenue
Bronx, NY 10473
Attention: Olive Baker
Phone: (718) 589-0880

Bronx Borough President's Office of Planning & Development
851 Grand Concourse, 3rd Floor
Bronx, NY 10451
Attention: Wilhelm Ronda
Phone: (718 ) 590-8087

The Report can also be found online at: www.hydroqual.com/temp/bronx.pdf.

Public Comment Period: Will commence on August 19 and conclude on September 18, 2009.

Questions and comments may be directed to: Sue McCormick, NYS DEC - Division of Water, 625 Broadway, 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12233 3506, Phone: (518) 402-8199, Fax: (518) 402-8082, E-mail: sdmccorm@gw.dec.state.ny.us.



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